Geno Smith Throws 3 Interceptions in Lackluster Preseason Start vs. Giants

August 25, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith returned to the field against the New York Giants to resume competing for the starting job. 
Rather than solidify himself as the starter heading into the season, Smith's performance only created more questions for himself and the team moving forward. 
Smith was pitiful in his outing against the Giants, completing 16 of his 30 attempts for 199 yards and a touchdown—along with three interceptions. As ESPN points out, in one game with the Jets, Smith managed to throw half as many interceptions as he did during his entire final year at West Virginia:
The contest was supposed to serve as the barometer for Smith's effectiveness as the starter in New York. As Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News pointed out before the game, Smith just needed to take care of the ball, and the job was his:
The Jets’ farcical quarterback competition will conclude Saturday night with rookie Geno Smith needing t...

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