Found August 28, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:
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.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Report: People in the Jets organization believe Geno Smith will start week one appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES

New York Jets sign QB Graham Harrell

Just moments ago, the New York Jets signed recently released Graham Harrell. The former Green Bay Packers Quarterback was released after getting beat out by Vince Young. Harrell was Aaron Rodgers back up for several years and could test the other quarterbacks on the roster. @RichCimini: #Jets have agreed to terms with former Packers QB […]

Stripper Asks Rex Ryan to Start Geno Smith

This is a very well written letter by Valentina from Rick’s Cabaret in NYC. Dear Rex, Can you please give Geno Smith another chance? I know he messed up by throwing three INTs against the Giants, and yes, it was really bad when he stepped out of the end zone and gave up a safety, but it was the first time he ever started in an NFL game. He was nervous–I know I would be! A lot...

Stripper pleads Geno's case to Jets

Things could be going better for Jets coach Rex Ryan, whose team seems to be terminally embroiled in quarterback controversy. Mark Sanchez is currently on the mend after he was injured playing in garbage time during a preseason game, and rookie Geno Smith spent most of Saturday's preseason game throwing an opportunity to supplant the Sanchez as the Gang Green starter into the...

Sanchez's injury opens door for Geno Smith

The New York Jets losing Mark Sanchez due to a deep shoulder bruise late in last week's preseason game against the New York Giants game might bring more snaps for rookie signal-caller Geno Smith.

JetsInsider Radio LIVE Tonight with NYDN's Manish Mehta and NFL Broadcaster Ian Eagle

Jets Insider Radio will be broadcasting live on Weds night from 8-10 PM with a full review and breakdown of the Jets/Giants pre-season game on Saturday, Geno Smith's first start and the curious moves by Head Coach Rex Ryan. We will also update you on all the latest news coming out of camp and what to look for tomorrow when the Jets wrap up the pre-season against the Eagles .We...

Stripper Writes a Letter to Rex Ryan Asking For Him to Start Geno Smith

This letter was written to Rex Ryan from Valentina, a stripper from Rick’s Cabaret and the ‘dancer’ makes some valid points about the Jets QB situation.  See the letter below and H/T to FoxSports for the scoop: Dear Rex, Can you please give Geno Smith another chance? I know he messed up by throwing three INTs against the Giants, and yes, it was really bad when he stepped out...

Jets' Mark Sanchez unlikely to start season opener

New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez is likely to miss the season opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on September 8. The fifth-year pro out of USC is suffering from a deep shoulder bruise picked in the fourth quarter of the preseason game versus in state rival New York Giants. Ian Rapport reports that although the Jets still have Sanchez at day-to-day there is worry within...

Jets head coach Rex Ryan gets blasted by Hall of Famer Joe Namath

You have to love Joe Namath, because the guy is opinionated.  His words are harsh at times, but usually they are 99 percent true.  I don’t know what Rex Ryan was doing last week when he put his starting quarterback Mark Sanchez in the game, during clean up time.  Rex Ryan seems to be flexing […]

2013 KSK NFL Prekkake: New York Jets

Last year: 6-10, third place in AFC EastAcquisitions: Geno Smith, Dee Milliner, Kellen Winslow, Dawan Landry, Sheldon RichardsonDepartures: Darrelle Revis, LaRon Landry, Shonn Greene, Joe McKnight, Yeremiah Bell, Tim TebowVegas win total over/under: 6 1/2 winsVerdict: UNDERFive ways this season might not be so horrible for Jets fans:- No Tebow!- No Fireman Ed!- No hope! (actually...

Mark Sanchez could miss multiple weeks with shoulder bruise

The New York Jets may have no other option but to start rookie Geno Smith under center for Week 1. Mark Sanchez, who was hurt late in the Jets third preseason game, could miss multiple weeks according to ESPN’s Ed Werder on SportsCenter. This situation is ongoing as is the quarterback battle in New York. Since the status of Sanchez is still up in the air so is the starting job...

Mark defends Ryan; Jets QB ‘not here to second-guess coaches’

Others may be questioning Jets coach Rex Ryan for inserting Mark Sanchez at quarterback in the fourth quarter of a preseason game but Sanchez would not yesterday. “I’m not here to second-guess the coaches” Sanchez said. “If they call you to play you better be ready to play and I was. So I warmed up went in played and tried to win.” Giants defensive tackle Marvin Austin...

Matt Simms to Start Jets Final Preseason Game

New York Jets coach Rex Ryan took a lot of criticism for having Mark Sanchez in the game when he got hurt and it looks like they won’t take any chance of putting Geno Smith at risk this week. NFL.com is reporting that Matt Simms will get the start this week after the team signed Graham Harrell late last night. Considering Geno Smith, Mark Sanchez, and Greg McElroy(he’s still...

Who Should Rex Ryan Start At Quarterback?

We knew Rex Ryan was on a hot seat heading into this season, but I don't think anyone predicted this mess.The battle between Mark Sanchez and Geno Smith was a rather dull one, but a starting quarterback battle nonetheless. Both QBs made mistake after mistake and it was clear a starter wouldn't be named until the team saw some preseason action. Well, we're in our final...
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.