The Early Lead: Geno Smith


Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 10/21/2013

NFL Roundup: Peyton Manning loses in emotional return to Indianapolis

Manning received a warm welcome, but his Denver Broncos lost 39-33 Sunday night. Week 7 was also dominated by multiple injuries to star players.

By Kelyn Soong  |  02:31 PM ET, 10/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andrew Luck, Baltimore Ravens, Ben Roethlisberger, brian cushing, Chicago Bears, Denver Broncos, Geno Smith, Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts, Jay Cutler, Joe Flacco, New England Patriots, New York Jets, Peyton Manning, Pittsburgh Steelers, Reggie Wayne, Sam Bradford, St. Louis Rams, Tom Brady

Posted at 08:16 AM ET, 09/13/2013

Mark Sanchez: “I won” competition with Geno Smith

Jets’ quarterback defends himself in the midst of controversy.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:16 AM ET, 09/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Geno Smith, Mark Sanchez, NFL, Rex Ryan

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 09/12/2013

Mark Sanchez “likely to have surgery,” report says

Shoulder injury puts quarterback’s career with the New York Jets in jeopardy.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:44 PM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Geno Smith, Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 09/08/2013

Mark Sanchez has partially torn labrum, reports say

Jets quarterback will see Dr. James Andrew as Geno Smith steps up.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:37 PM ET, 09/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Geno Smith, Mark Sanchez, NFL, Rex Ryan

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 09/04/2013

Geno Smith named Jets’ starter

When Mark Sanchez recovers from shoulder injury, can he win his job back?

By Cindy Boren  |  10:20 AM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Geno Smith, Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 08/26/2013

Chris Christie defends Mark Sanchez in WFAN appearance

New Jersey governor releases his inner fan when he fills in on sports talk radio.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:39 AM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Christie, Geno Smith, Mark Sanchez, NFL

Posted at 11:08 AM ET, 07/22/2013

Geno Smith signs, says he has ‘great shot’ at unseating Mark Sanchez

Jets' backup QB gets five-year deal.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:08 AM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Geno Smith, Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 05/23/2013

Mark Sanchez 'shaking off rust,' throws three interceptions

Jets Coach Rex Ryan is disappointed at first effort to cut down on turnovers.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:47 AM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Geno Smith, Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 05/16/2013

Mark Sanchez looks like Jets' starter, with David Garrard retiring

The biggest challenge is likely to come from Geno Smith, with New York down to four QBs on the roster now.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:37 AM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  David Garrard, Geno Smith, Mark Sanchez, NFL

Posted at 07:48 PM ET, 04/26/2013

Geno Smith goes to Jets, has Mark Sanchez in his sights

New York has six quarterbacks making them, if nothing else, interesting.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:48 PM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Geno Smith, Mark Sanchez, New York Jets

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 04/26/2013

Geno Smith will be back at NFL draft tonight after all

West Virginia quarterback, repeatedly stung by first-round snubs, will hope for better luck in Round 2. (Or maybe Round 3.)

By Cindy Boren  |  11:04 AM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Rodgers, Geno Smith, NFL, NFL draft