Could Geno Smith Be a Better Jets Starting QB Option Than Ryan Fitzpatrick?

June 16, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

We've spent so much time this offseason discussing Ryan Fitzpatrick's contract (or lack thereof) that it's become easy to forget that Geno Smith, not Fitzpatrick, was supposed to be the New York Jets' starting quarterback last fall. 
That was before a teammate broke Smith's jaw over a $600 debt, spoiling the 25-year-old's third NFL season. 
Fitzpatrick took full advantage of the opportunity by putting together arguably the best season of his long career, nearly leading the 10-win Jets to the playoffs. But the journeyman still threw 15 interceptions and ranked 24th in the league with a passer rating of 88.0. He also finished the year with a disastrous three-pick performance in a do-or-die loss to the Buffalo Bills. 
So maybe the Jets wouldn't be crazy to hand the reins back to Smith, especially since the 2013 second-round pick has apparently been making plenty of progress entering his fourth season. 
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