Geno Smith | QB | New York Jets
Height: 6'3" Weight: 221 Age: 24 Experience: 2nd season College: West Virginia Drafted: n/a
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Posted: 3/25/2014 2:04pm et
Huddle Up: Another offseason, another QB tussle in Jets camp. To win the job, Smith is going to have to improve, most specifically reducing his AFC QB-high 26 turnovers from last season. At the same time, he only had one 300-yard passing game.
Posted: 2/20/2014 10:11pm et
Huddle Up: Cue the circus music -- we could have Smith-Sanchez II playing in the Big Apple's big tent again this training camp. Before that happens though, Sanchez would likely have to take a pay cut as he's scheduled to count $13.1 million against the cap this coming season.
Posted: 1/18/2014 3:00pm et
Huddle Up: Sounds like much ado about nothing, but because it's Geno Smith it makes the news. Unless Roger Goodell uses this incident to crack down on Beats by Dre, this is a non-story.
Posted: 12/31/2013 6:34pm et
Huddle Up: Smith's passing numbers definitely need some work, and maybe putting some better pass-catching talent around him will make the most difference. Smith, though, belongs on fantasy-draft radars because of his rushing ability as he finished eighth among QBs with 366 rushing yards in 2013 and matched Cam Newton with a QB league-high 6 rushing TDs.
Posted: 12/2/2013 10:55am et
Huddle Up: After struggling throughout November, December was just as rough for Smith. Simms wasn't much better, and it remains to be seen what the Jets' plan is going forward.
Posted: 11/25/2013 5:39pm et
Huddle Up: We're not sure if this is a good or bad thing for that offense. The way things have gone in recent weeks, we're thinking "bad."
Posted: 11/25/2013 4:29pm et
Posted: 11/25/2013 1:01am et
Huddle Up: This is becoming a trend for Smith, who has not played well for several weeks. This is going to affect all the fantasy players in that offense.
Posted: 11/17/2013 9:04pm et
Huddle Up: Ryan is going to stick with Smith, which could be a bit of a drag on the rest of the skill players.
Posted: 10/24/2013 4:13pm et
Huddle Up: In overall points (Huddle Performance scoring), Smith ranks a respectable 11th among fantasy QBs, and his owners will have to be content to ride out the ups and downs with the rookie.
Posted: 10/8/2013 12:20am et
Huddle Up: The rookie entered the game with a league-high 11 turnovers (8 interceptions, 3
fumbles) and 4 TD passes, but had the trio of scoring passes while failing to
commit a turnover. He capped the night by deftly driving the Jets 55 yards in 8
plays over the final 1:54 for the winning FG. With the Jets at 3-2, Smith and the
team most certainly aren't the disasters they were predicted to be.
Posted: 9/24/2013 6:52pm et
Huddle Up: It all helped Smith become the first Jets rookie QB to 300 yards in a game (331) and has made WRs Santonio Holmes and Stephen Hill hot waiver-wire pickups this week. The schedule does toughen up again though for Smith this week as he he faces his third top-10 defense, in terms of fewest points allowed to opposing QBs, in 4 weeks after getting a breather vs. the Bills (No. 23) last week.
Posted: 9/14/2013 8:12pm et
Huddle Up: You never know what's going to happen when it comes to the Jets' quarterback situation but if Smith gets benched in favor of Brady Quinn or Matt Simms, it's not a great vote of confidence from the organization.
Posted: 9/13/2013 12:39am et
Huddle Up: Up against Bill Belichick and the Pats' defense on a short week in New England's
home opener, the rookie was between a rock and a hard place in his 2nd career
start and his stats reflected that even though he passed for more yards than
counterpart Tom Brady. Particularly damaging were the off-target throws in the
fourth quarter that resulted in easy Patriot picks.
Posted: 9/5/2013 8:53pm et
Huddle Up: Ryan has no choice but to express public confidence in the rookie with Mark Sanchez out. Smith will have his moments, but the Bucs' defense is a solid play Sunday vs. the rookie and the reconfigured offense.
Posted: 9/4/2013 8:40pm et
Huddle Up: How many Jets were selected in the first 10 rounds of your fantasy draft? That's how much relevance Gang Green players have in the fantasy world right now. Perhaps Smith lights it up and changes all of that Sunday. If he doesn't, it will be another long season for offensive players wearing green in New York.
Posted: 8/30/2013 7:58pm et
Huddle Up: It sounds like a lot of people making decisions in New York want Geno Smith to be the Jets' starting quarterback. Whether or not he's ready is another story. Other than maybe Chris Ivory, fantasy owners shouldn't have any Jets offensive players in their starting fantasy lineups for Week 1.
Posted: 8/28/2013 1:41pm et
Huddle Up: Apparently the Jets don't think Smith needs any more preseason seasoning before throwing him into the fire? Unless Mark Sanchez is ready, Smith might be in for a baptism by fire come Week 1.
Posted: 8/21/2013 9:32am et
Huddle Up: Seems like a pretty simple task, but this is the Jets we're talking about. If Smith plays well, it could mark the beginning of the end for Mark Sanchez; if not, more training camp battle.
Posted: 8/20/2013 11:16pm et
Huddle Up: Smith needs to make the most of the opportunity after sitting out the Jets' 2nd preseason contest while recovering from an ankle sprain. Smith was 6-of-7 for 47 yards in the Jets' exhibition opener.
Posted: 8/17/2013 1:02pm et
Huddle Up: There's still a ways to go before anything official is decided but it appears the Jets are leaning towards Sanchez to start the season. Other than Chris Ivory, there isn't another Jets' offensive player with much fantasy value at the moment.
Posted: 8/14/2013 6:53pm et
Huddle Up: It's the double-edge sword for a player. Smith is playing at less than 100% because he's trying to win the starting job, yet his performance is suffering due to his bad ankle. Sanchez appears to have the lead on Smith right now and that's not great news for the Jets or fantasy owners.
Posted: 8/12/2013 4:53pm et
Huddle Up: How telling is it that the Jets are risking further injury to Smith by putting him in practice? Moreover, Rex Ryan hasn't named a starter for this week? The bells have begun tolling for thee, Mark Sanchez.
Posted: 8/10/2013 2:15pm et
Huddle Up: Smith said he was just a little sore on Saturday and he'll be ready to practice next week. If he's healthy enough Smith will likely start the Jets' second preseason game. He finished 6-of-7 for 47 yards Friday against Detroit before leaving with the ankle injury. Mark Sanchez played well but Smith still has a chance to be the Jets' opening day starter if he outperforms Sanchez the rest of the preseason.
Posted: 8/9/2013 10:09pm et
Huddle Up: The extent of the injury isn't known but any lost practice time could cost Smith a chance to win the starting job. Before exiting Smith completed 6-of-7 passes for 47 yards. After throwing a terrible interception on the Jets' first offensive series, Sanchez rallied to go 10-of-13 for 125 yards and a touchdown. Smith will need to remain healthy, as it looks like Sanchez has gotten out to a bit of a lead in the Jets' QB competition.
Posted: 8/8/2013 10:24am et
Huddle Up: That has to make Mark Sanchez feel all warm and fuzzy, but the fact is you expect a second-round pick to move into the starting lineup quickly. Again, this will be the most-scrutenized yet least fantasy-impactful position battle of the preseason.
Posted: 8/6/2013 9:27am et
Huddle Up: Cute. Sounds like Sanchez won the latest round, but smart money favors the rookie Smith claiming the gig sooner rather than later. However, neither looks to be a fantasy factor this season.
Posted: 8/3/2013 9:03pm et
Huddle Up: After Saturday's scrimmage the race remains even between Smith and Sanchez. This battle won't be decided until both quarterbacks face preseason action. Don't expect the Jets to name a starter until after the third preseason game at the earliest.
Posted: 8/2/2013 8:55pm et
Huddle Up: It's not good news for Sanchez that the competition is close. It also isn't good news that through eight practices of live action, Smith has yet to throw an interception. This is a battle that will continue through the preseason but if it's tight, the Jets may decide to turn the page from Sanchez and hand the offense over to the rookie. Smith is worth an investment in dynasty leagues but he has little value in re-draft formats with all the question marks New York has at receiver at tight end entering the season.
Posted: 7/31/2013 6:35pm et
Huddle Up: Smith is still in competition with Mark Sanchez to be the Jets' starter but the read-option stuff makes little sense since he was a classic drop-back quarterback in college. While at West Virginia coaches actually asked Smith to run more but he prefers to stay in the pocket. If the Jets want someone to run the read-option they should have kept Tim Tebow.
Posted: 7/28/2013 2:17pm et
Huddle Up: It seems everyone in New York will weigh in on the matter, but shouldn't this be Rex Ryan's call? That is unless the writing already is on the wall . . .
Posted: 7/22/2013 12:08pm et
Huddle Up: Smith will compete with Mark Sanchez for the Jets' starting quarterback gig in a training camp battle that will receive plenty of media attention but holds little fantasy value.
Posted: 7/16/2013 11:57pm et
Huddle Up: It's an interesting, N.Y. media-fueled drama to follow, but there's certainly more smoke here than fantasy fire as the Jets' offense isn't expected to do much of anything, no matter who's starting under center.
Posted: 7/15/2013 10:40am et
Huddle Up: The Jets already had a change-of-pace quarterback in Tim Tebow and they barely used him; tough to see them following that same plan with Smith. The more likely scenario, if Smith doesn't beat out Sanchez in the preseason, is for Smith to take over fully once Sanchez plays his way out of the starting job.
Posted: 7/12/2013 2:13am et
Huddle Up: "Jets West" is a Sanchez production, but it's still an interesting
move as the rookie certainly isn't going to build any rapport with
his new teammates a continent away in Florida.
Posted: 6/18/2013 3:35am et
Huddle Up: Smith's accuracy in college suggests he has the skills to adapt to the West Coast offense, but it will be an adjustment. Should be an interesting competition between Smith and Mark Sanchez, though neither projects to offer much of a fantasy payoff this season.
Posted: 6/12/2013 1:08pm et
Huddle Up: And the battle to unseat Mark Sanchez begins. Too bad there's not more fantasy value hanging in the balance, because we're bound to hear every minute detail of this quarterback competition each (mis)step of the way.
Posted: 5/22/2013 12:54am et
Huddle Up: If the Jets do name an early starter, it almost certainly will be Sanchez, who has 62 NFL starts in 4 years under his belt. No matter who's the starter, though, it promises to be anything but a season of smooth sailing which, of course, means plenty of fans and media types calling for the backup.
Posted: 5/13/2013 11:19am et
Huddle Up: The Jets aren't exactly stacked at quarterback, so for their second-round selection to make a push for the starting job shouldn't be unexpected. Adjust your fantasy rankings of Smith and Mark Sanchez accordingly, assuming your board goes that deep.
Posted: 5/5/2013 2:55pm et
Huddle Up: After the slide into the second round and hearing all the doubters weigh in, Smith will take the first step toward proving the naysayers wrong in the Jets' 5-quarterback derby.