Rex Ryan Teasing us on Jets’ Starting Quarterback Decision

Rachel Wold
Written by Rachel Wold

While it is assumed that Geno Smith will remain the New York Jets starting quarterback Week 1, head coach Rex Ryan has yet to conform anything officially.

Ryan had this to say about the quarterback situation (via

I’m not naming a starter for Week 1.

While remaining vague about the Week 1 starting status for either Smith or veteran Michael Vick, Ryan reportedly said that Smith will start in the third preseason game and Vick will pick up after the second half.

Coincidentally, the third week of the preseason last year was when Mark Sanchez got injured, leaving Smith the clear starter from that point forward. Perhaps Ryan doesn’t want to jinx things yet, as an official starter will likely be announced later on next week.


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Rachel Wold

Rachel Wold

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