Updates on Geno Smith After Being Benched for Matt Simms in Week 13

Timothy RappFeatured ColumnistDecember 1, 2013

USA Today

Updates from Monday, Dec. 2

Kimberley A. Martin of Newsday has the latest on the quarterback situation in New York after Geno Smith was benched in a loss to Miami:

"I think everything's status quo." -- David Garrard on starting #Jets QB. Sounds like Geno will be the starter

— Kimberley A. Martin (@KMart_LI) December 2, 2013

Rich Cimini of ESPN had more on Smith's status as the starter:

Geno Smith said he was told by QB coach David Lee that he will start. #Jets

— Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) December 2, 2013

Brian Costello of the New York Post offered Smith's assessment of the situation:

Geno: "I've got to get my act together." #nyj

— Brian Costello (@BrianCoz) December 2, 2013

Rex Ryan also confirmed the decision (via Costello):

Rex: "I'm going to go with Geno as our quarterback. I believe in Geno. I think he has the tools to be a good quarterback in this league."

— Brian Costello (@BrianCoz) December 2, 2013