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Draft Scout Geno Smith News
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).
11/25/13 - QB Geno Smith managed to make a bit of history Sunday that wasn't entirely negative when he caught a 13-yard pass from Josh Cribbs in the first quarter of the Jets' 19-3 loss to the Ravens. Smith's reception was the first by a Jets quarterback since 1991, when Ken O'Brien was on the receiving end of a 27-yard catch from Al Toon. Alas, the rest of the day didn't go nearly as well for Smith, who finished 9-of-22 for 127 yards and two interceptions in a third straight disastrous performance.
11/04/13 - QB Geno Smith set or tied a number of career-lows in serving as a game manager in the Jets' 26-20 win over the Saints on Sunday. Smith was just 8-for-19 passing for 115 yards -- career-low figures in all three categories -- but also didn't turn the ball over for just the second time this year and absorbed just two sacks, the second-fewest sacks he has taken in a start. Smith is the first Jets rookie quarterback to win five of his first nine starts. The Jets were 4-5 under Mark Sanchez in 2009.
10/10/13 - QB Geno Smith was named the AFC Offensive Player of the Week on Wednesday. Smith earned the honors after authoring the finest game of his brief career on Monday night, when he was 16-of-20 for 199 yards and three touchdowns and directed a 55-yard drive in the final 1:54 that ended with Nick Folk kicking the game-winning field goal as time expired to give the Jets a 30-28 victory over the Falcons. Smith, who was the first rookie quarterback to win on the road on Monday Night Football in a non-strike season, finished with a passer rating of 147.7. A perfect passer rating is 158.3.
09/13/13 - As expected, the Patriots largely forced Geno Smith to operate from the pocket -- he had just three carries for 17 yards and was sacked four times -- and made him look like an inexperienced rookie. Smith (15 of 35 for 214 yards) was done no favors by a second half downpour, a butterfingered receiver corps that had six drops and Marty Mornhinweg's inexplicably pass-heavy game plan, but his three fourth quarter interceptions doomed the Jets' upset hopes