Geno Smith RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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'

    NewJersey.com "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

    NFL.com "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

    NFL.com "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

    NFL.com "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”

    NFL.com "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

  • Why Jets’ Geno Smith won't be filling Vikings’ quarterback void

    New York Daily News "Teddy Bridgewater’s season-ending knee injury has prompted some inquiring minds to wonder whether the Vikings would want Geno Smith to fill their quarterback void. Well, it makes little sense for myriad reasons. First, would Mike Zimmer & Co. really part with a fourth- or fifth-round pick..." August 31

  • Jets fielding calls for Geno Smith

    Sportsnaut "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..." August 29

  • The Jets fans booing Geno Smith are morons

    New York Daily News "Geno Smith has reached the point of no return with the lunatic fringe too dumb to comprehend the consequences of its actions. Some folks just don’t get it. We’re not here to throw a pity party for the Jets quarterback, but it’s baffling how some of Woody Johnson’s paying customers infused..." August 29

  • Should Jets cut or trade Geno Smith, while retaining Bryce Petty?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Largely because of how evasive Jets coach Todd Bowles has been lately, questions are swirling (prematurely but loudly) about whether Bryce Petty would make a better backup quarterback than Geno Smith. Bowles has declined to say if his previous quarterback pecking order — Ryan Fitzpatrick,..." August 23

  • Bryce Petty’s stepping it up: Is it enough to overtake Geno Smith?

    New York Post "Everyone is dissecting Bryce Petty’s place in the Jets’ quarterback pecking order … everyone except Bryce Petty. “I can’t,” Petty said this week. “I think I was doing that in the beginning of camp. At the same time, that’s way above my pay grade. What I do know is if I do worry about it, it’s..." August 19

  • Bryce Petty deserves more time with a better supporting cast in Jets' second preseason game — ahead of Geno Smith

    New York Daily News "I feared for Bryce Petty’s life last Thursday the way that sportswriters fear for any professional quarterback getting pulverized behind a horrific offensive line made up nobodies on a sweltering summer night: A safe distance away in air conditioning. By the time Petty’s performance in the Jets..." August 16

  • Report: Geno Smith snubbing media for writing about one-year IK KO anniversary

    Sportsnaut "It just hasn’t been a great year for New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith, who is now reportedly snubbing the New York media for childish reasons. This has really been Smith’s modus operandi since entering the NFL. Viewed by some even before the draft in 2014 as a diva, it seems that’s how he..." August 15

  • Geno Smith: 'Every day I'm pissed off until I get my job back'

    CBS Sports "Geno Smith, the former Jets starting quarterback who only lost that job when he got punched in the locker room last summer, is still pissed off. It's been a year -- exactly -- since IK Enemkpali clocked Smith in the jaw and sent him to the hospital, which cleared Ryan Fitzpatrick's path to the..." August 12

  • Geno Smith discusses 'life-defining' punch nearly a year after the incident

    Fox Sports "Nearly a year after suffering a broken jaw when he was punched in the New York Jets locker room by then-teammate IK Enemkpali, Geno Smith is finally opening about the "life-defining" episode. "It feels like 10 years, 20 years," Smith told the New York Post on Tuesday, two days' shy of the..." August 10

  • Jets’ GM says Geno Smith remains in team’s plans

    Pro Football Talk "Jets quarterback Geno Smith was essentially demoted when the team re-signed Ryan Fitzpatrick earlier this week, and Smith hasn’t hidden the fact that he’s not happy about it. Still, Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan told reporters Friday that Smith remains in the team’s plans. Asked if he..." July 30

  • Geno Smith reportedly ‘intent’ on beating out Ryan Fitzpatrick

    Larry Brown Sports "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..." July 28

  • Why Jets' Geno Smith would be upgrade from Ryan Fitzpatrick, says Bart Scott

    Newark Star-Ledger "Two months ago, ex-Jets linebacker and current CBS analyst Bart Scott harshly criticized free agent quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. Among many other things, Scott said, "It's all downhill right now for Fitz." On Thursday, Scott clarified those comments, while explaining why Geno Smith could..." July 18

  • What If Geno Is The Answer?

    Gang Green Nation "With the Ryan Fitzpatrick situation in a stalemate, and very little on the open market, it is absolutely conceivable that the New York Jets will be starting Geno Smith at quarterback this season. Now that may send chills down your spine, and I guarantee some fans will throw the towel in before the..." July 05

  • 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