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.
“Lady Cro” tweeted that Bengals QB Andy Dalton, who threw for 325 yards and five touchdowns against her husband and the Jets’ secondary, was “making this s— look like pop warner.”
There were few positives for the Jets on Sunday as the Bengals dominated Gang Green in a 49-9 blow out.
The Jets have signed quarterback David Garrard. he 35-year-old signed with the Jets on March 11, but then announced that he was retiring on May 15.
Some Jets fans don’t just want to replace Geno Smith after a bad game in the fourth week of his rookie season, they want to replace him with a guy with even less experience. That’s just amazing logic.
Smith replayed the mistakes in his head, pondering what he could have done different. There were forced throws and poor decisions in a frustrating fourth quarter that led to the Jets’ 13-10 loss to the Patriots last week.
According to a report, Jets QB Sanchez has a partially-torn labrum in his injured right shoulder.