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. Yes, everybody in the free world had you projected as a first round pick but you can’t be frustrated by being a 2nd round pick. You have to stay with your agents no matter what! Even if there are other more, complex issues that anonymous sources couldn’t dig up and you wanted to make sure you were comfortable with your management, you can’t fire them! All it takes is one quote attributed to nobody and now Geno Smith can’t handle negativity and certainly can’t handle those bright lights of New York…He’s been on the team for 4 days. Welcome to New York!
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Cardinals use franchise tag on Chandler Jones

Report: Jets likely to try and trade Sheldon Richardson

Knicks considering releasing Derrick Rose?

Report: Steelers, Brown making progress on extension

Joel Embiid out indefinitely in Sixers star’s latest setback

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Adrian Peterson’s father hints at solution for son to stay with Vikings

Tim Tebow arrives at Mets spring training week before report date

Report: Noah to undergo knee surgery, miss rest of season

Shaq ends his side of JaVale McGee feud after his mother intervenes

Red Sox getting custom beds for sleep room at Fenway Park

49ers sound willing to trade the No. 2 pick

As NHL trade deadline nears, seven teams who could be dealing

Streaming sports docuseries you don't want to miss

Top 10 shortstops in baseball for 2017

The most dangerous NBA teams flying under the radar

Eat, Drink, Watch: Your award-worthy weekend planning guide

Grading the NBA trade deadline on the Vince Carter scale

Box Score 2/24: A night of NBA disrespect

The 'Pete Rose instead of Kareem? Surely, you can't be serious' quiz

Teams that can prevent a Cavs-Warriors NBA Finals three-peat

The NFL off-season is a passer’s fancy

The Aesthetic: Pushing the boundaries of the three-pointer

NBA coaches who should be fired soon

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!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

As NHL trade deadline nears, seven teams who could be dealing

QUIZ: Name every MLB pitcher to win 20 or more games in a season since 2000

Top 10 shortstops in baseball for 2017

Streaming sports docuseries you don't want to miss

The most dangerous NBA teams flying under the radar

Eat, Drink, Watch: Your award-worthy weekend planning guide

Grading the NBA trade deadline on the Vince Carter scale

The 'Pete Rose instead of Kareem? Surely, you can't be serious' quiz

Teams that can prevent a Cavs-Warriors NBA Finals three-peat

The NFL off-season is a passer’s fancy

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker