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Geno Smith’s fiery response to Jets’ Ryan Fitzpatrick signing

Geno Smith trotted onto the practice field in Florham Park Thursday morning and found himself the backup to starting quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick once again. Though he had lost his starting position, he has not lost his competitive fire. “I’m not disappointed. I’m kinda pissed off,” Smith said. “It’s not a detrimental thing. It’s not something...
Via New York Post
10 hours ago

Report: Geno Smith 'intent' on beating out Ryan Fitzpatrick

The New York Jets have finally reached an agreement with Ryan Fitzpatrick on a one-year, $12 million deal, but that does not mean Geno Smith is ready to accept spending another season as a backup. Smith has been having a good offseason thus far, and NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reports that he is “intent” on battling with Fitzpatrick for the starting job. What does the Fitzpatrick...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 hours ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bart Scott: Jets could be better off with Smith over Fitzpatrick

The New York Jets are set to begin training camp in less than two weeks, and the starting quarterback who nearly led them to the playoffs last season remains a free agent. If you ask Bart Scott, that’s the way it should stay. Scott is among the small minority in believing the Jets might be better off with Geno Smith as their starter rather than Fitzpatrick. “Geno bring something...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

IK Enemkpali: I’ll ‘never live down’ punching Geno Smith

IK Enemkpali would like nothing more than to simply move on from his integral role in one of the most infamous locker room scuffles in NFL history. But even he understands most people will never forget what transpired last August when he punched then-teammate Geno Smith, fracturing the quarterback’s jaw. The current Buffalo Bills linebacker acknowledged after Wednesday’s OTA...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Geno Smith not answering questions about Ryan Fitzpatrick

Geno Smith must be in heaven right now as the senior member of the New York Jets’ quarterback crew. With Ryan Fitzpatrick still embroiled in a contract dispute, Smith has an opportunity to get more reps in and develop some rapport with his teammates and coaches. It isn’t altogether surprising, therefore, that Smith got a bit testy when a reporter asked him what he thought about...
Via Sportsnaut
May 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Geno Smith believes he can still start for Jets

As cruel as it sounds, the best thing that happened to the 2015 New York Jets was Geno Smith having his jaw broken by a teammate. Yes, we know Ryan Fitzpatrick came up small in the biggest game of the year on Sunday with three interceptions. But he also led the team to a 10-6 record and threw a franchise-best 31 touchdown passes. Despite that, Smith still believes he has a shot...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Geno Smith after surgery: 'Get ready for me to come back'

By Jesse Reed Geno Smith has apparently lost the confidence of the New York Jets locker room this summer, but he hasn’t let it get him down. Following his broken jaw and successful surgery, he came out swinging with some bold words. Throwing passes in front of his apartment complex, Smith displayed the same brash confidence he’s shown throughout his short NFL career. “I feel...
Via Sportsnaut
August 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Geno Smith mocked with song choice at Ford Field

By Larry Brown As if Geno Smith didn’t already have enough embarrassment to endure after an ex-teammate punched him in the face and broke his jaw, now he has opposing teams mocking him. The Detroit Lions whooped the New York Jets 23-3 in a preseason game on Thursday, and their greatest play may have come during introductions. According to the Detroit News’ Josh Katzenstein...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Source: Geno Smith 'deserved' to get punched in face

By Mike Cole There are at least two sides to every story, especially when the New York Jets are involved. Jets head coach Todd Bowles announced earlier this week that quarterback Geno Smith would miss six to 10 weeks after having his jaw broken in a locker room altercation. According to Bowles, Smith was sucker punched by linebacker IK Enemkpali. Not long after, Enemkpali was released...
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

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