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Geno Smith chose Giants because of Brett Favre, sort of

When Geno Smith is looking at his iPad, chances are he’s binge-watching.No, he’s not viewing episode after episode of some TV series. He’s binge-watching Brett Favre, and that’s connected to the reason he signed on to be part of the Giants’ quarterback depth chart.Giants head coach Ben McAdoo was the Packers tight ends coach from 2006-2011. So he’s familiar with Favre...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Geno Smith to sign with Giants

The New York Giants have reportedly reached an agreement on a contract with former New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith.Adam Schefter and Jordan Ranaan of ESPN were the first to pass the news along: The Cleveland Browns were another team that was said to be interested in Smith at one point, but nothing ever came of it. The former West Virginia star’s four seasons with the Jets...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Browns aren’t interested in Geno Smith

The Cleveland Browns need help at quarterback heading into 2017, but reportedly, Geno Smith isn’t going to be the one to provide it.Mary Kay Cabot, likely responding to a report by NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, wrote on Twitter, “Not getting the vibe that #Browns have any interest in Geno Smith.”Rapoport, appearing on NFL Network Monday evening, said that the Browns were interested...
Via Sportsnaut
March 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Jets reporter urges 'pathetic' Geno Smith to try CFL

Geno Smith is searching for a new home in free agency, and it doesn’t seem like the former New York Jets quarterback is having much luck. One reporter who is very familiar with Smith could not be less surprised by that.Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News wrote an article on Monday eviscerating Smith for the immaturity he showed during his four seasons with the Jets. Smith had...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Geno Smith isn’t giving up on a starting job

Geno Smith has started just one game in the last two seasons, but he still believes that he can be a productive 16-game starting quarterback in the NFL.Smith missed the 2015 season because of the broken jaw he suffered in an infamous locker room fight. Ryan Fitzpatrick took the starting job and nearly led the Jets to the playoffs.In 2016, Smith tore his ACL in his only start and...
Via The Sports Daily
February 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Geno Smith could remain with Jets in 2017

Geno Smith is scheduled to become a free agent next month, and most feel it is a foregone conclusion that the New York Jets will not be making an effort to re-sign the quarterback. But could Smith become too much of a bargain to pass up?Rich Cimini of ESPN.com wrote on Sunday that he does not believe the Jets have completely given up on Smith. The biggest reason they may not be interested...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Geno Smith deletes Instagram post possibly critical of Jets

Geno Smith had a front-row seat to Ryan Fitzpatrick’s disastrous six-interception performance during the New York Jets’ 24-3 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs last Sunday. The Jets backup quarterback then appeared to take a shot at the team’s starter with a seemingly sardonic post to Instagram that has since been deleted. Smith took to the social media site Wednesday and posted...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Jets fielding calls for Geno Smith

Geno Smith, as shocking as this may sound, actually could be a trade target for some quarterback-needy NFL teams in the near future. Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports there has already been “soft interest” around the league in Smith. “Smith is viewed in a much more favorable light around the league than he is by the green-and-white diehards, who seem hell...
Via Sportsnaut
August 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Geno Smith ‘kind of pissed off’ about Ryan Fitzpatrick’s return

With the stroke of a pen, quarterback Geno Smith found himself relegated to second string behind Ryan Fitzpatrick on the New York Jets depth chart. Not surprisingly, he’s not exactly happy about the development. “I’m not disappointed. I’m kind of pissed off, but it’s not a detrimental thing,” he said, via Rich Cimini of ESPN.com. “It’s not something where I’m...
Via Sportsnaut
July 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Todd Bowles: Geno Smith 'can be a good starter' for Jets

Despite all evidence to the contrary, New York Jets head coach Todd Bowles believes Geno Smith is capable of running an NFL offense. Speaking with the New York Daily News, Bowles downplayed the importance of the quarterback position as it pertains to winning but threw some support behind Smith as a potentially “good starter.” “I think Geno can be a good starter, but he...
Via Sportsnaut
July 24, 2016  |  Discuss
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