Geno Smith RUMORS & NEWS

  • Is Geno Smith for real?

    New York Post "The Jets’ offseason has been dominated by who is not with the team rather than who is. Free agent quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick and unhappy defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson were the hot topics this spring, as neither one was on the field for the Jets. The players’ absence, particularly..." June 19

  • Joe Namath: Geno Smith will start for Jets even if Ryan Fitzpatrick comes back

    Sportsnaut "If you ask Joe Namath, Ryan Fitzpatrick won’t be starting for the New York Jets even if the veteran and the franchise agree on a contract. Speaking with award-winning New York sportswriter Brian Heyman at the Father of the Year Awards ceremony, Namath gave his vote for another..." June 14

  • Geno Smith working out with an all-star cast in Miami in offseason

    Miami Herald "Adam Gase expects Jarvis Landry to “go to another level” this fall -- an ambitious, but not surprising, goal for a Pro Bowl receiver entering his third season. How Landry has prepared to take that next step, however, is far more interesting. Landry has put himself a local wide-receiver boot..." June 10

  • Teammates seeing more leadership from Geno Smith "Jets strong safety Calvin Pryor has recently noticed a welcomed change in quarterback Geno Smith. Pryor said Smith is doing a better job of reaching out to, and engaging with, his teammates around the team's facility. This might seem like a small thing, compared to how a quarterback..." May 28

  • Geno Smith focused on himself, not Ryan Fitzpatrick

    ESPN New York "New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith, elevated to the starting role during Ryan Fitzpatrick's contract impasse, said Wednesday he's trying to embrace the opportunity -- albeit one that could be short-lived. "Every player in the NFL, I think, deserves a fair opportunity," Smith said after..." May 25

  • Jets GM 'excited to see what Geno (Smith) can do' as starter

    The Score "The New York Jets don't sound nearly as concerned about their starting quarterback situation as many fans and members of the media. The team still hasn't re-signed 2015 starter Ryan Fitzpatrick, leaving Geno Smith atop the depth chart and developmental options Christian Hackenberg (a 2016..." May 03

  • Willie Colon: If Jets don't re-sign Fitzpatrick, Geno Smith should start "The Jets are facing the real possibility that Ryan Fitzpatrick will play quarterback elsewhere in 2016 after one of the greatest single seasons at the position in Jets history. So who would players inside the locker room prefer if Fitzpatrick ended up in, say, Denver? "I think Geno has been..." March 20

  • What does Jets' Mike Maccagnan think about starting Geno Smith in 2016?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan made it obvious during a conference call Friday with reporters that re-signing Ryan Fitzpatrick is the team's preferable option at the quarterback position. But what if Fitzpatrick signs elsewhere? How would Maccagnan feel about perhaps starting Geno Smith?..." March 19

  • Why Geno Smith should be nervous after Jets GM’s endorsement

    New York Post "The top question as the Jets enter this offseason centers around the same position it usually does: quarterback. But, unlike most years with the Jets, it appears the team has a solid answer to the question. It is just a matter of re-signing Ryan Fitzpatrick, who is scheduled to become a free..." January 15

  • Jets' Geno Smith optimistic he can still be starting QB in NFL

    New York Daily News "Geno Smith wants to be a starter again. But whether his next opportunity comes with the Jets or elsewhere remains to be seen. The third-year QB — who was sidelined when IK Enemkpali punched him during training camp — spent the season on the bench, aside from relief duty in one game when Ryan..." January 05