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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
19 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Akili Smith thinks Cleveland Browns rookie Johnny Manziel is ‘focused on partying’

Notorious bust Akili Smith says Cleveland Browns rookie Johnny Manziel is “focused on partying first and everything else second.” “Yeah, it’s written all over the wall with some of the things he’s doing in the offseason, going to Vegas and all that stuff,” said Smith, 38, a boozebag who the Cincinnati Bengals took with the third pick in 1999. “He needs to put all that...
Via Sports by Colin
21 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  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

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

Is That Geno Smith Scouting Report REALLY Racist?

Pro Football Weekly writer Nolan Nawrocki garnered a lot of attention two years ago with a scathing, oddly personal though not entirely inaccurate dismissal of Cam Newton before Ace Boogie was drafted first overall in the 2011 draft. Nawrocki is still around ranting about a highly touted black quarterback. This time, it’s Geno Smith. Not a student of the game. Nonchalant field...
Via Kissing Suzy Kolber
April 02, 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
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