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ESPN.com poll ranks NY Jets QB Geno Smith as worst in the NFL

Geno Smith has finally won something in the NFL — the title of worst quarterback in the league. An ESPN.com poll released Monday had Gang Green’s second-year signal caller ranked 32nd of 32 NFL quarterbacks. The website asked 26 league insiders (eight general managers, two former GMs, four pro personnel evaluators, seven coordinators, two head coaches, two position coaches...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

The Votes Are In; And Geno Smith is the League’s Worst QB

PHOTO COURTESY: NEW YORK POST This story is sure to make the Buffalo Bills fans reading giddy; because it is about the deficiencies of a New York Jets quarterback. Geno Smith’s rookie campaign was inconsistent to put it nicely.  He had a few bad games early, went winless in November but then ended the season strong.  However, the tumultuous first three quarters of the season...
Via New York Sports-Kings
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Geno Smith Named NFL’s Worst starting QB By Poll Of Coaches

According to Mike Sando, an ESPN poll of NFL coaches has ranked New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith as the worst starter in the league. #QBTiers for @ESPNInsider: 8 GMs, 2 ex-GMs, 4 pro personnel guys, 7 coordinators, 2 HCs, 2 pos coaches rated every QB http://t.co/ysEKe9Mbfl — Mike Sando, ESPN.com (@SandoESPN) July 2, 2014 I asked 26 league insiders to grade every projected...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Akili Smith thinks Johnny Manziel’s going down familiar road

Everybody has an opinion on how Johnny Manziel should handle himself. But now that Hall of Famers have chimed in, it’s probably only fair to go to the other end of the spectrum. Former Bengals draft bust Akili Smith said he’s afraid Manziel’s nightlife reminds him too much of his own. “Yeah, it’s written all over the wall with some of the things he’s doing in the offseason...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex Cincinnati QB Akili Smith One of the drafts biggest busts

In 1999 the Cincinnati Bengals were awarded the third pick in the NFL draft. Coming off a season where the team finished 3-13. The franchise desperately needed a player that could come in and get them out of the dark. That year the NFL Draft was loaded with potentially great quarterback prospects, and as we all know, a quarterback is the one player that has the ability to furnish...
Via cover32 - Bengals
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Nawrocki isn't racist, he's gutless

Two years ago, when infamous Pro Football Weekly draft expert Nolan Nawrocki questioned the smile, character and attitude of quarterback Cam Newton, Nawrocki was professional enough to answer reporters' questions about his controversial analysis. This year, Nawrocki penned a scathing review of Geno Smith's prospects, touching off another round of controversy and cries of...
Via Fox Sports
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Geno Smith responds to harsh scouting report

Tweet West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith, widely regarded as the top QB prospect in this year’s NFL draft, was recently chopped down as a strong prospect by Pro Football Weekly analyst Nolan Nawrocki, who had this summary to say about Smith in his scouting report: A cross between Akili Smith and Aaron Brooks, Smith is a [...]
Via Los That Sports Blog
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

3rd Year in a Row a PFW Scout Calls Black QB Lazy, Is He Racist? No, He’s Smart

Quick who is Nolan Nawrocki? Most of you probably have no idea who he is, others may remember him as the guy who questioned Cam Newton’s smile or RG3′s Football intelligence. 99% of the world doesn’t know any of the Pro Football Weekly’s NFL Scouts. Furthermore, their evaluation of players rarely make any type of headlines. Except when you say something like this. Geno...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Geno Smith’s Character Blasted by Same Analyst Who Said Cam Newton Had ‘Fake Smile’

According to one analyst — and only one — teams should have some real concerns about Geno Smith‘s character and work ethic. Smith was blasted in Nolan Nawrocki‘s scouting report for Pro Football Weekly. Nawrocki wrote that Smith is “not a student of the game,” has “nonchalant field presence,” “does not command respect from teammates and cannot inspire,” has a...
Via NESN.com
April 01, 2013  |  Discuss

When Quarterback Rankings Go Wrong: Jason Smith Of NFL.com

Jason Smith is a fantasy football writer for NFL.com. However, he recently ranked the top 32 quarterbacks in the league not based on their fantasy projections but just on where each quarterback in the NFL currently ranks heading into 2012 overall as a player. The list was a head scratcher to say the least, particularly with his classification of Mark Sanchez who continues to receive...
Via Turn On The Jets
April 12, 2012  |  Discuss
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