Geno Smith Likely to Start Against Giants: A Grateful Nation Rejoices

"You mean, I just gotta not suck and I got the job?" - Debby Wong-USA TODAY Sports

Well, at least I'm rejoicing. According to Rich Cimini and Manish Mehta, the New York Jets will start Geno Smith against the New York Giants barring no setbacks with his ankle injury. As I said at halftime of the last game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, last week was likely Mark Sanchez's dress rehearsal, and this will will be Smith's. It seems likely Smith will have three quarters to put the nail in Sanchez's coffin and become the presumptive starter for week one against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Sanchez has said the competition is winding down soon, so it seems that the team will likely make a decision within the next week or two. The results of this game would be important to the decision, as we've seen little of Smith in an actual game scenario. If he can prove competent enough to simply protect the ball, the job might be Smith's to lose.

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