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According to Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork.com, some people within the Jets organization believe that rookie Geno Smith will be their week one starter with Mark Sanchez nursing a shoulder injury.
The decision to sit Smith confirms what we reported Sunday: Even though the Jets are calling it a day-to-day injury, there’s no guarantee Sanchez will be ready for Week 1. Some people close to the organization believe it’ll be Smith against the Bucs on Sept. 8. If it is Smith, they’d have to know by next Wednesday, the first day of heavy game prep. As a rookie, he’d need as many practice reps as possible.
Even if Sanchez does play, he’ll likely get benched by week three anyway.
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