Found August 03, 2013 on BlackSportsOnline:
The quarterback battle in New York has a full head of steam and have many wondering just who will be under center for the Jets once the regular season opens. While many pegged Mark Sanchez as the favorite because of his experience, it appears rookie Geno Smith has turned a few heads with his play during training camp. According to ESPN’s Rich Cimini, Smith has yet to throw an interception through 8 practices at camp. Something Mark Sanchez has almost made a habit of throughout his career up to this point. With both players splitting first team reps at this point, don’t be shocked if the Jets decide to throw Geno in the fire and make him the starter for week 1.

Geno Smith favored to win QB job?

With Mark Sanchez getting booed at practice and Geno Smith looking good, it seems that the rookie may get the starting job.

Geno Smith hasn’t thrown an interception during team drills yet

According to Rich Cimini of, Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith has never thrown an interception during team drills, which is pretty impressive. Smith has yet to throw an interception in team drills, covering eight practices. That’s impressive for any quarterback, let alone a rookie. But at the same time, he continued to take too many “sacks.” Smith gave his...

Jets' Sanchez, Smith feeling good about QB battle

Mark Sanchez feels as though he's having a ''great camp'' as he tries to hold off rookie Geno Smith for the New York Jets' starting quarterback job. Sanchez, entering his fifth season, is in a tightly contested competition with Smith at training camp, but says Friday that he feels ''strong, I feel accurate, I feel like I'm in command. So I'...

Anonymous Jets Player Says Geno Smith Outplaying Mark Sanchez

The Jets have more anonymous leaks than any other team in the NFL. It is quite clear they would like Geno Smith to win the QB competition and  it appears he has inched ahead of Mark Sanchez, even though no preseason games have been played yet. Rookie Geno Smith has outplayed Mark Sanchez through the first week of training camp, pulling even or perhaps ahead in the New York Jets’...

Rex Ryan on Geno Smith’s conditioning: “he seems fine”

Despite recent reports that Geno Smith has been edging out Mark Sanchez in the New York Jets quarterback competition. Questions have risen about Smith’s conditioning. Smith may have been out-passing his competitors, but when doing sprints at the end of practice one analyst reported Smith looked like he “had done no conditioning. Please click here to read this story. The post...

New York Jets Training Camp Battles: Mark Sanchez vs. Geno Smith

The New York Jets opened up training camp earlier this week with a serious competition between Mark Sanchez and Geno Smith for the starting quarterback job. After leading the Jets to the AFC Championship Game in his first two seasons in the NFL, Mark Sanchez has been far from spectacular since then, and played absolutely atrocious last season. In 2012, Sanchez threw for 13 touchdowns...

Sanchez stumbles, Smith OK in Jets' scrimmage

Mark Sanchez rebounded from a shaky performance by throwing a 57-yard touchdown pass to Stephen Hill on the final play of the New York Jets' scrimmage Saturday night. Geno Smith, competing with Sanchez for the starting quarterback job, had the better performance while working mostly with the first-team offense. The Jets have been alternating the two quarterbacks every third...

Jets Player: Rookie QB Smith ‘Can Do More’ Than Sanchez

Photo Credit to: CORTLAND, N.Y.- There seems to be more anonymous quotes coming out of the New York Jets training camp, according to After last years Tim Tebow fiasco, it seemed like anonymous quotes would be a mainstay for the organization. This past Wednesday, a veteran Jet player told the media he believes that rookie QB, Geno Smith, “can do more...

Antonio Cromartie rips Jets fans for booing Mark Sanchez

New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez was reminded how much Jets fans have not forgotten 2012 during Saturday night’s Green and White scrimmage. Fans in attendance showered Sanchez with boos after his deep pass was intercepted by Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie. “I think that’s bullcrap,” Cromartie said about the boos. “My thing is if you’re 

Mark, Geno reach 1st pressure point of camp

It might last an hour maybe an hour-and-a-half. But it could be 60 to 90 minutes that indelibly shape the careers of two Jets quarterbacks. Tonight’s annual Green and White scrimmage at SUNY Cortland represents the first true pressure test in what is a neck-and-neck competition between ballyhooed rookie Geno Smith and beleaguered incumbent Mark Sanchez. It is the first true chance...

Cromartie rips fans for booing Sanchez

The Jets cornerback thinks that if fans don't have something nice to say, they shouldn't say anything at all. Or something like that. 

Ryan: No call on Jets QB for Saturday

Rex Ryan says the New York Jets have not yet determined whether Mark Sanchez or Geno Smith will start the team's next preseason game against Jacksonville on Saturday night. Both Ryan and offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg say Tuesday that there are ''variables'' involved, including Smith's recovery from a mild ankle sprain. Smith was injured in the team...

Fans let Sanchez hear it at Jets camp

Mark Sanchez dropped back to throw, his legs got tangled and he fell on his backside. Some New York Jets fans laughed while others groaned. It was that kind of night for the quarterback - until the last play of the team's scrimmage Saturday night. Sanchez, competing with rookie Geno Smith for the starting job, rebounded from a shaky performance by throwing a 57-yard touchdown...

New York Jets Green/White Scrimmage Recap

A few quick hits recapping the New York Jets Green/White Scrimmage after the jump. Also an exciting reminder Turn On The Jets shirts are back on the market thanks to your to demand! Get ‘em before they are gone.  1. NEED THE QB STATS?!? - Geno was 9/16 for 77 yards. Sanchez was 6/10 for 93 yards with 1 INT and 1 TD (a 57 yarder to Stephen Hill to end the game). 2. Digging A...

Antonio Cromartie not impressed with Jets fans booing Mark Sanchez

Antonio Cromartie intercepted a Mark Sanchez pass during the Jets' Green and White Scrimmage and then came to his QB's aid when fans started booing.
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