Ryan Fitzpatrick has been in this spot many times throughout his NFL career.
After some headline-making comments by offensive coordinator Chan Gailey caused some confusion and controversy last week, coach Todd Bowles clarified things a bit Wednesday.
Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.
The New York Jets’ quarterback competition appears over before it even got started.
Forget that his team has yet to play a game, Mike Maccagnan is still viewed as a conquering hero of sorts.
Mike Maccagnan has given Jets fans a reason to believe, but as long as the most important position on the field remains a crapshoot, the real expectations cannot begin.
As far as Geno Smith is concerned, it’s going to take a lot more than a few draft rumors and a veteran coming off a major injury to take his job away.
The embattled Jets quarterback’s problems have never really been about what hangs off his right shoulder, but what sits between his ears.
Coach Todd Bowles didn’t specify whether the Jets want to add a quarterback from the draft or free agency, but the team holds the No. 6 pick — and Oregon’s Marcus Mariota could be available.
A two-time Pro Bowler and former NFL passing yards leader, the Virginia product appeared in 11 games in 2014 but attempted just 10 passes.
The Jets are not going to reach for anyone with their first pick in the draft. As far as they are concerned, who they end up choosing will be about talent, not about need.
Ryan Fitzpatrick, acquired from Houston for a conditional seventh-round draft pick last week, is expected to be fully healthy by training camp and compete with Geno Smith for the quarterback job.
He’s not as sexy as Revis, for sure. But sometimes the smaller offseason moves can affect a unit as profoundly as the big ones.
Geno Smith is going to have himself some competition this summer.
The real bottom line is this: Even with Darrelle Revis, how much better do you think the Jets got this offseason?