Found May 09, 2013 on Players View:
The New York Jets are still treating the NFL as if it were its own personal big top.  The Geno Smith vs. Mark Sanchez battle will not be your average position battle. We knew this the second that Smith was drafted. What seemed sensible is the idea that that Jets owner Woody Johnson would have circled the wagons and put a gag order on the troops making negative statements. It should not be that hard to say ‘ everybody play nice when talking to the media and don’t take a side. Both of these guys will fight for the spot and the best man will win.’ At the very least, that should have been communicated to resident lightning rod Santonio Holmes. His reputation precedes him and it won’t take much for anything he says to get blown out proportion. So why does Holmes have comments surfacing that back Sanchez? Please click here to read this story. The post Santonio Holmes backs Mark Sanchez as the Jets starting QB appeared first on Players View.

Santonio Holmes says he’s not healthy enough to play in a game yet

New York Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes was a guest on Pro Football Talk on the NBC Sports Network and admitted that he’s not healthy enough to play in a game right now.  He’s continuing to recover from Lisfranc surgery on his foot. Holmes was also asked why he was willing to restructure his contract this offseason.  He made it clear that he wants to only play for the Jets...

Santonio Holmes wants Mark Sanchez as his starting QB

Since Jets’ receiver Santonio Holmes can’t play yet, it seems he has taken it upon himself to decide who will be the starting quarterback this year. According to Conner Orr of the Star-Ledger, this is what Holmes had to say. On the quarterback competition: “Right now, it’s Sanchez and that’s who we’re going with and we’re going to continue on this road until time permits...

TOJ/Jet Press Roundtable – New York Jets Quarterback Battle Edition

The TOJ staff has happily combined this week’s roundtable with our good friends from The Jet Press. Make sure to check out their site and give their writers a follow on Twitter. On to the roundtable… How will the Jets quarterback competition shake out this summer? TOJ Joe Caporoso - I am looking back towards how the quarterback competition played out in Seattle last summer...

Santonio Holmes: Mark Sanchez is Jets Starter & Leader

Many have wondered about the future of New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez. After the team took Geno Smith early in the second round, many assumed Sanchez was on his way out. While it turns out that Tim Tebow was the one who got released, questions about Sanchez’s future still are floating around. His man [...]

Jay-Z agency interested in Smith?

Geno Smith recently fired his agents after dropping in the draft and now Jay-Z and his Roc Nation agency reportedly have set their sights on the Jets draft pick.

Geno Smith has no c

The Jets' rookie QB gives the brush-off to those nameless sources who question his character.

Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports wants to Represent Geno Smith

After falling completely out of the 1st round and firing his agents, New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith badly needs to find someone who can help him on and off the field. According to ThaCover2, that man could be Jay-Z and Roc Nation Sports. Glenn Erby elaborates below. Via sources with knowledge of the situation, Smith just finished wrapping up two days [...]

Jay-Z & Roc Nation Pitch For Geno Smith’s Business

Jets quarterback has as good of a chance as anyone to emerge as the Jets starter this year, and excel at the same time in a city which is hungry for a positive experience at the quarterback position.  Jay-Z and Roc Nation see the upside, and have spent the last two days making their pitch to be able to represent Geno Smith. According to Pro Football Talk: Per a source with knowledge...

Jets owner pumped about Geno Smith

New York Jets owner Woody Johnson is ''extremely happy'' to have Geno Smith on his team, and looks forward to a ''fun'' quarterback competition. Johnson, speaking to reporters at an NFL symposium Tuesday, says the team gave Smith a ''very high score'' while scouting him and the former West Virginia star is ''welcome to the...

Jets owner to Geno Smith: 'Welcome to the competition'

New York Jets owner Woody Johnson had a few words for Geno Smith Tuesday preparing him for what lies ahead in Jetsland. Manish Mehta of The New York Daily News spoke with Johnson at the NFL's Career Development Symposium in Philadelphia and relayed this simple message to Smith: "Welcome to the competition," said Johnson. "It’s going to be fun."...

Report: Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Targeting Geno Smith as Agency’s Newest Client

Welcome to New York, Geno Smith. Late last month, the former West Virginia quarterback fired his agent, Select Sports, after falling to the second round of the NFL draft. Now property of the Jets, Smith is finding that there are perks to being a quarterback in New York City — like being courted by Jay-Z, for one. Early in April, it came out that the rapper-mogul was selling his...
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