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Draft Scout Geno Smith News
10/16/14 - QB Geno Smith was pretty much mistake-free Thursday night in the Jets' loss to the Patriots, and he came within a whisker of pulling off the upset. He finished 20 of 34 for 226 yards and a touchdown, and he didn't throw an interception for the first time this season. Smith left for one play in the fourth quarter with a leg injury before quickly returning and almost pulling out the win.
10/05/14 - QB Geno Smith will start next week against the Broncos despite another woeful performance Sunday. But he knows he can't duplicate many days like Sunday when he completed just 4 of 12 passes for 27 yards and a 7.6 passer rating. "What we did today was pathetic," Smith said. "This makes you look at yourself a little more and find a way to get better."
09/14/14 - QB Geno Smith had a big game against Oakland, with 23-of-28 accuracy, but that was against the woeful Raiders. How would he do against a solid pass defense like that of Green Bay's? The early results were encouraging. He completed 10-of-14 passes for 103 yards, including a beautiful 29-yard touchdown to WR Eric Decker against Packers CB Sam Shields, in the first half. The second half, however, was a different story. As Green Bay rallied and the pass rush intensified, Smith struggled. He went 6-of-18 for 73 yards and an interception in the second half. "We hate to lose, especially in this fashion, when we're up a bunch of points and we have a chance to put our foot on their throat. I always put things on me," Smith said.
09/07/14 - QB Geno Smith overcame a pair of potentially costly mistakes to put together a solid stat line in the Jets' 19-14 win over the Raiders. Smith, who threw an interception in the first quarter that led to a Raiders touchdown, also lost a fumble inside the Raiders' 5-yard-line in the second quarter. He was 23-for-28 for 221 yards and one touchdown. He also rushed 10 times for 38 yards in improving to 9-8 as an NFL starter.
12/11/13 - QB Geno Smith has struggled through the air this year but is flirting with history with his feet. Smith rushed for his fourth touchdown of the season Sunday in the Jets' 37-27 win over the Raiders, which are the most by a rookie quarterback in Jets history and the second-most for any rookie, regardless of position. He also had a 32-yard gain Sunday, the third-longest scramble by a Jets quarterback, Al Dorow had a 40-yard rush in 1961 and Joe Namath had a 39-yard run in 1966. Smith leads the Jets in rushing scores while ranking third in both yards (230) and attempts (46).