Breaking Down How Geno Smith Can Evolve Jets’ QB Situation

April 30, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Four years after aggressively moving into the top five to select Mark Sanchez, the New York Jets begun their quarterback evolution when West Virginia's Geno Smith fell into their laps in the second round of the 2013 NFL draft.
Rated by most as the draft's top quarterback, Smith should represent the jump-start of change that has been coming for the Jets at the game's most important position. 
Sanchez, now a four-year starter, finished last season as arguably the worst starting quarterback in the NFL. He completed just 54.3 percent of his passes with 18 interceptions and a passer rating of 66.9. 
Tim Tebow, released by the Jets on Monday, threw just eight passes and was relegated mostly to special teams duties. Greg McElroy played in two games but lost his only start, a December home game against the San Diego Chargers. 
The Jets originally appeared ready to hand Sanchez the starting job for a fifth season, as only David Garrard—who hasn't thrown ...

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