Geno Smith’s Future as Jets Starter Hinges on Quick Rapport with Percy Harvin

October 18, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The clock is ticking for New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith. His development as a legitimate starting NFL quarterback has been a slow process, partly due to the team's average receiving corps. Acquiring Eric Decker via free agency was a step in the right direction, and New York made headlines on Friday after giving Smith yet another weapon in the versatile Percy Harvin.
Jay Glazer of Fox Sports tweeted the news:
If Smith is to keep his status as the Jets starter, instant rapport with Harvin will be necessary.
A second-round selection in 2013, Smith was named the team's starting quarterback almost immediately and quickly found himself under plenty of scrutiny from the metropolitan area's media due to some dismal performances. His numbers speak volumes:
He entered his second season on thin ice. Head coach Rex Ryan was certainly feeling the pressure, leading to the offseason addition of Michael Vick as Smith's backup and insurance policy. While there has been si...

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