Found May 06, 2013 on AFC East Daily:
Geno Smith became more and more polarizing as the 2013 NFL Draft approached. And after the New York Jets selected the former West Virginia quarterback in the second round, everyone started to pile on.Smith's new coach, however, isn't concerning himself with outside opinion. Sounds about right. "I can tell you this: The only opinion we care about is our organization's opinion," Rex Ryan recently told the Wall Street Journal. "We're excited about Geno. We know he's an excellent player, and we think he's an excellent person."If somebody else is making a comment about him or whatever, if it was a negative feeling, then that wasn't shared with us."Days after the draft, anonymous sources (again, sounds about right) from multiple teams' internal operations ripped Smith for maturity issues, entitlement and lack of leadership skills. A lot of that thinking could be the reason why Smith, once considered a high first-rounder, fell to Day...
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