Michael Vick says there’s a time and a place for the wildcat. Donovan McNabb knows when and where. Never. And in a landfill.
Geno Smith: three points. Michael Vick: seven. Quarterback controversy for the New York Jets? Nope. Not even close. OK, well, not yet.
Geno Smith hasn’t officially been named the Jets’ starting quarterback for Week 1, although we all know it’s his job to lose. Nothing changed on Thursday night.
Geno Smith was solid. Michael Vick showed he was still the fastest guy on the field. Both players led scoring drives. Overall it was a good — but not overwhelming — showing on Thursday night.
Michael Vick led the New York Jets on a touchdown drive, capped by fellow newcomer Chris Johnson’s 1-yard scoring run, in a 13-10 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Thursday night in the preseason opener for both teams.
Preseason games don’t matter? Don’t tell that to Jets quarterback Geno Smith, because his career may depend on them.
Sure, Vick would like to be the New York Jets’ starting quarterback. But, from what he has seen, they’re already in pretty good hands with Smith.
Because we think that extra million is just one too many.
“He’s going to do great,” Vick said on Tuesday in regard to Smith. “He’s going to be 10 times better than what he was last year, and I’m looking forward to it.”
Despite the talk of competition, it seems this is Geno’s job to lose. Michael Vick was listed as the backup, and third-stringer Matt Simms had the edge over rookie Tajh Boyd.
Geno Smith and Michael Vick failed to get the New York Jets into the end zone Saturday night as the defense shut down the offense in the team’s scrimmage at the SUNY Cortland Stadium Complex.
Jets quarterback Geno Smith isn’t just bigger and stronger this year. He says he’s quicker, too.
Marty Mornhinweg might be the not-so-secret key to the New York Jets’ success this season. Yep, even more than Geno Smith. Or, Michael Vick. Even Eric Decker, Chris Johnson and the offensive line.
While the Jets have said there is competition at every position this summer, Vick has called Smith “the starter” from the moment he signed.
For the first time in a very long time, the Jets are showing conviction. They are sticking to a plan. They have inserted contingencies in case it goes awry, but their vision at QB is crystal clear.