Posts Tagged ‘Geno Smith’

Three and Out: Holmes says Sanchez is Jets starting QB

In today’s Three and Out: Mark Sanchez has a supporter; the Saints want to run it more and Miles Austin was to get stronger.

NFL fantasy football: Mark Sanchez ready to compete

In today’s Three and Out: Mark Sanchez and Brandon Weeden will have to battle for their starting jobs … Matt Flynn apparently won’t.

NFL fantasy: Mark Sanchez the leader in Jets QB race?

In today’s Three and Out: The Jets and Bills are dropping the flags on the respective QB competitions while the Cowboys could have a RB timeshare brewing.

Unexpected (and expected): Day 2 of the 2013 NFL Draft

NEW YORK — Did you have Manti Te’o being drafted before Geno Smith? Because that’s exactly what happened on Friday night. Let’s take a look at the expected (and unexpected) from Friday night. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Is it really a quarterback league? ————————————————————————————————————————————– One quarterback in round one (not the guy you expected) and then Geno Smith stopped the skid in round two when he was selected by the Jets. Smith avoided controversy earlier in the day when he came to his senses and chose to stay in New York. Could you imagine the controversy Geno would have caused if he had left New York, only to have to return because he was drafted by the Jets? Why, that would be worse […]

Unexpected (and expected): Day 1 of the 2013 NFL Draft

NEW YORK — The experts said this was going to be one of the most unpredictable in recent memory. And you can easily say that was the case for Day 1 of the 2013 NFL Draft. There were some surprises and disappointments. Speaking of disappointments, no “Fandango” humming in the first round? The “What?” chants sort of hung on for another year. Thought we could get “Fandangoing” got at least. Ah, let’s get to it. ————————————————————————————————————————————– First things first ————————————————————————————————————————————– Mike Mayock called this fat-boy draft. He said Eric Fisher was going to be the first overall selection. So there were no surprises. Luke Joeckel went to the Jaguars with the second pick. That was expected. (And our style correspondent […]

Jaguars, Eagles make presence known at WVU pro day

West Virginia University had a whopping 28 teams in attendance for the school’s pro day. The Jacksonville Jaguars brought a large contingent, including new coach Gus Bradley, owner Shahid Khan and Khan’s son. The Philadelphia Eagles also had a large group in attendance, but Chip Kelly was absent. Head coach Mike Tomlin and General Manager Kevin Colbert attended for the Pittsburgh Steelers, as did Buffalo Bills GM Buddy Nix. Cleveland Browns scout Donovan Beidelschies did a very good job of working out the West Virginia lineman. In all, 16 players worked out for pro day, held indoors on FieldTurf on March 14.

Geno Smith gets a solid NFL referral from his college coach

Geno Smith was the center of attention at West Virginia’s pro day on Thursday.

West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen joined NFL Network’s “NFL AM” to talk about Smith’s pro day and what Smith will bring to his new team in the NFL.

NFL fantasy football: Fitzpatrick release opens QB job

In today’s Three and Out: The Bills and Jaguars are searching for a starting QB while the Bears think they have their TE of the future.

Geno Smith won’t wait for pro day to show off arm

Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III chose not to throw at the NFL Scouting Combine last year, opting instead to throw to receivers at their respective pro days. A similar situation isn’t expected to play out at this year’s combine.

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