Found August 21, 2013 on AFC East Daily:
BY NICK ST. DENISAfter Geno Smith spent last Wednesday throwing four interceptions while hobbling on his injured foot, New York Jets coach Rex Ryan said the rookie quarterback had his "worst day," which was "brutal."This Wednesday, Ryan sang a different tune."It wasn’t brutal, that’s for sure," Ryan quipped. "That was a great day. I don’t know if that was his best day, because he’s had a lot of good ones, but he had a great one today.Neither Ryan nor Smith would call it his "best day," but on paper, it was. Smith connected on 15 of 16 passes in team drills with and against the starters, tossing two touchdowns, according to Brian Costello of the NY Post.Smith maintained his mantra that any day practicing is a good day because "it's about progression.""I think, like I said, overall every single day I’ve been getting better," he said.It's assumed that Smith will start against the New York Giants Saturday in the te...

New York Jets name Geno Smith starter for third preseason game

Rex Ryan has named Geno Smith the starting quarterback for the New York Jets third preseason game Saturday, against the New York Giants. Rex Ryan, Marty Mornhinweg and the rest of the Jets coaching staff have not been given enough game film on Smith to be able to determine if he should be the starter week one. Smith played very little in the preseason opener because he injured...

Report: Geno Smith will start this week barring a setback

After missing last week’s game with a sprained ankle,  rookie Geno Smith will be the Jets starting quarterback for this Saturday’s game against the Giants, barring any setbacks. Barring a setback with his ankle in next few days, I'm told Geno Smith will start vs Giants on Saturday. #nyj — Manish Mehta (@MMehtaNYDN) August 20, 2013 Mark Sanchez played pretty well last...

Jets Will Start Geno Smith Against The Giants, If Healthy

Manish Mehta reports that, barring a setback this week, Geno Smith will start Saturday’s preseason game against the New York Giants. Smith has been dealing with an ankle injury that kept him out of last week’s game. He is still in the competition with Mark Sanchez, but it appears as though Sanchez could have a slight advantage over Smith at this point in time. That’s still...

New York Jets – Quarterback Decisions Draws Near

The New York Jets quarterback competition has received an expectedly high level of scrutiny and criticism. It has been a battle filled with conspiracy theories, poor facial hair decisions and an ankle injury. Yet, there is a good chance we will know who the Jets starting quarterback will be against Tampa Bay by this time next week. Many Jets fans have seem to forgotten that Geno...

Rex Ryan: Jets will be a top five defense

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan has always been a defensive-minded leader, so it should come as no surprise that he expects his unit to be atop the league's rankings in 2013.

Marty Mornhinweg to Geno Smith: Turn it Loose

Usually preseason games don’t have a lot riding on them, but this is not the case for the New York Jets. With Mark Sanchez taking the backseat to Geno Smith this week, offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg is calling on the rookie to “turn it loose.”

Report: Santonio Holmes refuses to practice after medical clearance

Santonio Holmes is the perfect New York Jet due to the fact that drama loves him and he loves it. According to the New York Post, Holmes is not making a effort to practice with the team as he milks his foot injury from last season. Please click here to read this story. The post Report: Santonio Holmes refuses to practice after medical clearance appeared first on Players View.

Rex Ryan wants to “thoroughly” examine quarterbacks before making decision

The competition for the starting quarterback job of the New York Jets has hardly been a thrilling duel thus far, to say the least. Even though he has had a couple of ugly interceptions in the preseason, Mark Sanchez still looks to be in the lead over Geno Smith, who has only played a fraction of one preseason game before being injured. And even though Philadelphia and Jacksonville...

Sanchez holds edge

Geno Smith’s ankle looked better yesterday. His decision making? That still needs work. The Jets rookie quarterback was back on the field after missing Saturday’s preseason win over the Jaguars because of a sprained right ankle. Smith moved better in practice yesterday than he has since suffering the injury on Aug. 9 but he still had a rough day to start off a crucial week in...

Jets give players 'Media Bridges' cards with phrases to use with reporters

The New York Jets organization gave its players handy cards called "Media Bridges" complete with phrases to use with reporters. It's chock full of the standard responses that seem to divert answers and avoid controversy. Manish Mehta of the N.Y. Daily News posted photos of the front and back of the cards which will hopefully bridge the gap between the Jets players...

In all fairness, Geno to start against Giants

BY NICK ST. DENISIn an opportune moment, Mark Sanchez didn't run away with the starting job in the New York Jets' second preseason game, which saw Sanchez play the entire first half with rookie Geno Smith sidelined to injury.But even if Sanchez lit up the place, he wouldn't have been handed the keys at the finish.As expected, Smith will get the nod in the team's third...

Mark Sanchez discusses ‘best camp’ as a pro

With the New York Jets quarterback battle between Mark Sanchez and Geno Smith ongoing, the veteran signal-caller thinks he is deserving of the starting job.

Much Ado About Nothing

The New York Jets franchise has been a laughing-stock circus in the NFL for the past year and a half. The team’s departure from its on-field success with a stifling defense and a power running game to off-field distractions like head coach Rex Ryan’s tattoo and his supposed foot fetish, to the acquiring and subsequent mishandling of Tim Tebow, the Jets were ripe for the reaping...

The New York Jets Build A Media Bridge

(via Getty Image)Mark Sanchez: Shonn, this has been a terrible start to the season. Cannot think of a worse training camp in my life. I don’t even know if I’m starting this season, much less if I’m going to be starting during this weekend.Shonn Greene’s Empty Locker:Mark Sanchez: Is it going to be Geno starting? Have you heard anything?Shonn Greene’s Empty Locker:Mark Sanchez...
NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

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

Company Info
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.