Geno Smith RUMORS & NEWS

  • Geno Smith says he’ll study everything Eli Manning does

    Pro Football Talk "Geno Smith knows his place with his new team, and he’s going to make the most of it. Smith, the backup to Eli Manning with the Giants, says he’ll use his position as Manning’s backup to make himself a better quarterback, studying everything about the way Manning approaches his job. “I think..." March 21

  • Geno Smith: I'm going to write down everything Eli Manning does

    Giants "The Giants today added two more veteran players, a quarterback and their first defensive newcomer of the offseason. The newest Giants are Geno Smith, who spent his first four NFL seasons with the Jets, and cornerback and special teams standout Valentino Blake, who has played for Jacksonville,..." March 21

  • Geno Smith plans to sign with the Giants

    Pro Football Talk "Quarterback Geno Smith will sign with the Giants, ESPN reported Friday. Smith, 26, started one game for the Jets last season but suffered a torn ACL during that game. He lost his starting job before the 2015 season after the now infamous punch thrown by then-teammate I.K. Enemkpali. Smith..." March 17

  • Ex-Jets QB Geno Smith visiting the Giants

    Newark Star-Ledger "And another quarterback may soon be off the open market. Ex-Jets and current free-agent Geno Smith is visiting with the Giants, a league source confirmed to NJ Advance Media. There's no word yet on if the Giants plan on offering the former second-round pick a contract. This is the first..." March 11

  • Geno Smith: I'm open to being a backup "Geno Smith will be "full-go" during training camp for whatever team picks up the free-agent quarterback this offseason. The former second-round pick of the New York Jets told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport in an interview Monday that he's open to being a backup and proving himself a capable..." February 28

  • Geno Smith says ‘I’ll be full go during camp next year’ ... but with what team?

    New York Daily News "Geno Smith doesn’t know what team he’ll be playing for next season. But the Jets quarterback, who tore his ACL in Week 7, is sure about thing: He’ll be ready to take the field. “I’ll be full go during camp next year,” Smith told the Daily News on Friday in Florham Park. “But other than that,..." December 02

  • Joe Namath apologizes to Geno Smith for questioning his toughness

    Larry Brown Sports "Joe Namath ended up with egg on his face after he sent a tweet on Sunday questioning Geno Smith’s toughness, and the New York Jets legend has since apologized. On Tuesday morning, a day after it was revealed that Smith suffered a torn ACL, Namath sent the following tweet: Smith suffered a..." October 25

  • Jets believe Geno Smith's knee is 'fine' "For a quarter and a half against the Ravens, all was going well for Geno Smith. The Jets newly-crowned starting quarterback was providing the spark the previously-anemic offense so desperately needed. He was moving the Jets, firing passes all over the field, and even connected with Quincy..." October 24

  • Jets to stick with Ryan Fitzpatrick as starter after Geno Smith ACL tear

    Pro Football Talk "Jets coach Todd Bowles confirmed that quarterback Geno Smith would be out for the year with a torn ACL, and he’s not ready to start experimenting with other quarterbacks yet. Bowles just told reporters that Ryan Fitzpatrick would start this week, with Smith going to injured..." October 24

  • Jets' Geno Smith reportedly out for season after tearing ACL "The GenoCoaster broke again. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that based on an initial MRI, Geno Smith tore his ACL, per sources with direct knowledge of the situation. Smith will have a second opinion on Tuesday. It's another brutal blow for the New York Jets..." October 24

  • Geno Smith fires back at Joe Namath over injury criticism

    Yardbarker "You’re not really the quarterback of the New York Jets until you get called out by the most famous Jets quarterback of all-time. Joe Namath is 73 year old and last played for the Jets 40 years ago in 1976. Despite not having played for the Jets in four decades, Namath isn’t afraid to speak his..." October 24

  • Geno Smith doesn’t think knee injury is “significant”

    Pro Football Talk "Jets quarterback Geno Smith left his first start since Week 17 of the 2014 season in the second quarter after being sacked by Ravens linebacker Matt Judon and did not return to action due to a knee injury. Smith did return to the sideline during the second half while wearing street clothes and..." October 23

  • Joe Namath calls out Geno Smith for not playing through injury

    New York Post "Joe Namath is still shooting from the hip. The legendary Jets quarterback apparently has some doubts about a not-so-legendary Jets quarterback, questioning the legitimacy of Geno Smith’s knee injury on Sunday. Smith, playing for a benched Ryan Fitzpatrick, lasted a quarter and a half at..." October 23

  • Geno Smith headed to locker room with apparent injury "Newly minted New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith is headed to the locker room after suffering an apparent injury against the Baltimore Ravens Sunday." October 23

  • Jets giving Smith 'fair chance' to keep starting job "The New York Jets made a quarterback switch this week, benching incumbent starter Ryan Fitzpatrick and inserting embattled backup Geno Smith. Smith finally gets the chance he has quietly and not-so-quietly longed for. So what should we expect from the former second-round draft pick? Jets..." October 23

  • Todd Bowles on Geno Smith: Teammates ‘don’t hate’ him

    Sportress of Blogitude "To say that New York Jets head coach Todd Bowles gave a less than ringing endorsement of new starting quarterback Geno Smith would be something of an understatement. Smith of course has been inserted as the starter of the Jets’ Week 7 match-up with the Baltimore Ravens in lieu of the profoundly..." October 20

  • Brandon Marshall: Great to see Geno “punch adversity in the face” "The New York Jets are back where they started. Geno Smith is the starter at quarterback and Ryan Fitzpatrick is the backup. This, of course, was Todd Bowles' initial plan last summer before IK Enemkpali shattered Smith's jaw with a sucker punch over a $600 plane ticket. It took 14 months for..." October 19

  • Jets name Geno Smith starting QB

    CBS Sports "Geno Smith be will the Jets' starting quarterback this week, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Even coach Todd Bowles has a breaking point, and apparently it came Monday night. After watching Ryan Fitzpatrick play some of the worst football we can remember -- including 11 interceptions and..." October 19

  • Jets' Todd Bowles leaves door open for a potential quarterback change

    CBS Sports "Moments after the Jets' embarrassing loss to the Cardinals on Monday night, Todd Bowles committed himself to Ryan Fitzpatrick for yet another week, saying that Fitzpatrick would start against the Ravens on Sunday. A day later, Bowles backed down from that remark and left the door for a possible..." October 18

  • Geno Smith Is Ready If Fitz Falters: 'I'm Way Too Talented' to Be a Backup

    Bleacher Report "He doesn't surf through the mass of humanity to greet anyone, nor is anyone waiting to greet him. There's no jersey exchange. No reminiscing. He's mired in postgame purgatory these days. Darting his eyes around New Era Field one final time, he decides that, nah, he's good and heads through the..." September 30