The Jets have hit rock bottom with their offensive woes. Can Geno Smith bring the Jets back to their winning ways?
Geno Smith is suffering through a brutal stretch, but he still gives the Jets the best chance to win.
WFAN’s Mike Francesa lit into Rex Ryan’s struggling team during his opening monologue on Monday, one day after Gang Green was humiliated 23-3 by the average at best Miami Dolphins at MetLife Stadium.
It just keeps getting uglier and uglier. The New York Jets’ starting quarterback is uncertain, and their playoff hopes are fading. It looks as though they’re in for a rough final four games.
The Miami Dolphins put the Jets season on the brink with a dominating performance. Rookie QB Geno Smith is benched during the contest.
When the Jets were 5-4 and had the NFL world marveling at their resilience after beating the Saints, coach Rex Ryan had to avoid one word the rest of the way to stifle the calls for his job: regression.
Geno Smith was 4 for 10 for 29 yards with an interception and an 8.3 quarterback rating before being replaced by Simms.
Rookie quarterback Geno Smith has struggled mightily lately, having completed 25 passes in his past three games. That’s 25 total — eight against New Orleans, eight at Buffalo and nine against Baltimore.
While the Jets are on the verge of a full-blown quarterback controversy as their playoff chances have taken a hit, Rex Ryan isn’t ready to make a change under center just yet.
Matt Simms has lived the lovable role of backup quarterback, always the most popular player in any NFL city. He’s the fair-haired son of a Meadowlands legend. He looks the part. And now it’s time to see if he can play it.
“No, I’m not Mark,” Smith said Wednesday. “I don’t think it’s fair to compare his season to mine. It’s two different seasons, two different guys, two different players, two different styles, two different systems.”
For the loud few who really, truly believe that Matt Simms is the spark the Jets need, they have a lot of disappointment awaiting them.
The New York Jets are on the cusp of a remarkable season – one that could be squandered if their head coach doesn’t belly up to the bar and make some tough decisions.
The Jets (5-5) became the NFL’s first team to alternate wins and losses through the first 10 games of the season.
Seven Jets players — including Bilal Powell and Matt Simms — are volunteering Tuesday to help spackle, sheetrock and paint the damaged St. Rose High School and Convent in Belmar, N.J.