David Garrard may be done with football, but that doesn’t mean he’s finished with the Jets.
Garrard is out of the Jets’ quarterback competition. A person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Wednesday that Garrard plans to retire because of lingering knee issues.
The Jets’ quarterback competition just lost some luster — and a key component. According to multiple reports, David Garrard will not play for Gang Green in 2013.
After day one of minicamp, Jets’ quarterback Geno Smith gave himself an “F” Grade.
“Right now, it’s Sanchez, and that’s who we’re going with,” Holmes said Wednesday. “And we’re going to continue on this road until time permits.”
“What happened up there in New York last year was a joke, but then again so is their team,” Ditka said in a radio interview.
Johnson did acknowledge on Tuesday that fans should “be patient and have trust we’re doing the best thing for your team.” But on the other hand, he wants fans to know that there will be excitement in East Rutherford this coming season.
Mark Sanchez spoke for more than 20 minutes about the New York Jets’ crowded quarterback situation, saying all the right things throughout. Yes, he believes he’ll be the starter, and yes, he looks forward to the competition.
The selection of Geno Smith was labeled as just the latest gaffe by a Jets team, as just more evidence that this team and management in particular is a “circus.” That line of thinking is now a thing of the past. It isn’t the case around this team anymore.
“You don’t worry about anything,” McElroy said. “You just go out there and, with the reps you’re given, you make the most of them. That’s all you can really control and that’s all you can really worry about.”
The two discussed the fate of Rex Ryan, the quarterback competition, the current roster, the future of the franchise and much, much more.
Tebow was a hybrid of player, prayer and a flashpoint of a complex, spiritual movement. His kneeling refrain doubled as an emblem of optimism. And he has just been released by the Jets, for reasons that only they understand.
The Jets’ QB conundrum is among the hot stories generated once the 2013 NFL Draft came to a close.
Geno Smith is ready to work and confident he’ll become the Jets’ franchise quarterback.
The Jets might be ready to cut Mark Sanchez after drafting new franchise quarterback Geno Smith.