Geno Smith RUMORS & NEWS

  • Los Angeles Chargers signing Geno Smith to 1-year deal

    NFL.com "Insurance for Philip Rivers will come in the form of Geno Smith for the Los Angeles Chargers next season. The Bolts announced Sunday they agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the former New York Giants and New York Jets quarterback." April 02

  • Former Jets, Giants QB Geno Smith visiting Chargers on Wednesday: source

    New York Daily News "Geno Smith is visiting the Los Angeles Chargers on Wednesday, according to a source. The former Jets second-round pick rehabilitated his knee and perhaps his image in one season as a Giant in 2017, recovering from an October 2016 torn ACL to back up Eli Manning last fall. Smith impressed..." March 28

  • With his time in New York finally coming to an end, Geno Smith deserves a shot to be a franchise quarterback again

    New York Daily News "Geno Smith deserves another chance to be an NFL team's franchise quarterback. He did everything right with the Giants last season. He was a hard worker, a good teammate and a productive passer in his lone Week 13 start in Oakland. He got healthy and stronger from the torn ACL he suffered in..." March 13

  • Geno Smith: I can still be a starting NFL QB

    New York Daily News "Geno Smith may not have gotten much of a chance to showcase himself this season, but the Giants new third-string quarterback said he believes he can still be a starter in the NFL. “Yeah, I think so,” he said. “Watch the tape. You’ll see it.” Smith played in just one full game this season,..." December 29

  • Geno Smith’s father received death threat over son starting

    Newark Star-Ledger "Geno Smith Jr. had just learned last Tuesday that his son, Geno Smith III, was going to start at quarterback for the Giants in their game against the Raiders in Oakland on Sunday. It was 4:33 p.m., shortly after hearing the good news from his son, that the father's cell phone rang. "I was just..." December 08

  • Geno Smith not happy to lose starting role, but understands why

    SNY TV "When Geno Smith survived the firestorm created last week when he replaced Eli Manning as the starting quarterback of the Giants, he never imagined the decision would be reversed one week later. And he wasn't happy when it was. "I wasn't," Smith said on Wednesday, one day after he found out..." December 07

  • Geno Smith retorts Rex Ryan: I saved the coward’s job

    Sporting News "There’s a palpable lack of respect around the NFL for Geno Smith, and the quarterback fired back at one of his verbal assailants after the Giants’ 24-17 loss at the Raiders on Sunday. ESPN analyst Rex Ryan, who coached Smith on the Jets during the player’s first two seasons in the league..." December 04

  • Ben McAdoo vows he will not bench Geno Smith today

    Pro Football Talk "Barring injury, Geno Smith will both start and finish today’s game. That’s the word from Giants coach Ben McAdoo, who told Sal Paolantonio of ESPN that he is committed to Smith throughout today’s game and will not pull him in favor of Eli Manning. The Giants’ third quarterback, rookie Davis..." December 03

  • Geno Smith opens up about replacing Eli Manning as Giants starting QB

    The Sports Daily "Giants fans, analysts and players alike have become accustomed to seeing Eli Manning starting under center, but for the first time in more than 13 years, the veteran signal-caller will be watching from the bench when Sunday’s Week 13 game against the Raiders kicks off. Manning’s benching came..." December 02

  • Geno Smith ‘excited’ for opportunity after Giants bench Eli Manning for the ex-Jet quarterback

    New York Daily News "The Giants’ locker room was more like a funeral home on Tuesday, silent with few players shuffling in and out after learning Eli Manning would not be starting for the franchise for the first time since 2004. Yet, in the back right corner, just one locker over from Manning’s, there was a little..." November 29

  • Geno Smith to start over Eli Manning for Giants vs. Raiders

    Newsday "The Eli Manning Era is over. The Giants quarterback will not start on Sunday against the Raiders, ending a streak of 210 consecutive games in which he has taken the field with the Giants. Instead, Geno Smith will start. Rookie Davis Webb will play as well at some point this season. “This is..." November 28