Originally posted on Turn On The Jets  |  Last updated 4/30/13
Today New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith decided to fire his agents at Select Sports. Players switch agents all the time but let’s look at how this story broke as a warm welcome to Geno from the New York media… 1. At 11:40AM Liz Mullen of Sports Business Journal reported that Smith was leaving his agents at Select Sports. 2. About an hour later, our old pals at the Daily News had this well researched and thoroughly sourced gem out. Apparently “SOURCES” have indicated that Smith thought that he should have been the number one overall pick and since he wasn’t, he fired his agents. 3. Since anonymous sources are highly credible and certainly not the scorned agents of Geno Smith, this has to be a truthful narrative right? Of course! Run away with it…   “There’s now even more reason to believe that Smith will have a hard time handling adversity in the NFL and dealing with the intense scrutiny and criticism of the New York media” - PFT   See, Geno. You aren’t allowed to fire your agents.
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