Transcript for Jets QB Geno Smith Out 6-10 Weeks After Punch From Teammate
The jets and just wrapping up practice in form part right about now but before the teen even hit the field head coach Todd Bowles met with the media today and broke the news. Geno Smith will not be on the field when the season opens on September 13 the team. Doesn't know exactly win he'll be able to play get off thanks to a locker room altercation and a teammate who went to fox. For once. The jets quarterback situation was supposed to be all set. With geno Smith the starter heading into Hamburg this morning everything changed when the QB was punched in the job like teammate IK and holly in the team's locker around. Fracturing the dot into places requiring surgery and sidelining Smith for the likely a couple of months. And I K is gone team knows that something we don't tolerate something we can't plan and you don't want to walk up to another man and Swanson and. Faith Smith was not that practice today so will not address the situation immediately however the quarterback did post this pictured in Stu grant after the incident with the caption. I'll be back. Todd Bowles had not going to di tale about what happened to cause the incident the head coaxing only. That it was non football related. With some very childish six greatest group talked about and had no reason happen and hands. You know they want to say what happening today what happened. As the news broke of former jets quarterback chime in on Twitter with Michael Vick tweeting. Prayers we should little bro speedy recovery adding that quote it's not whether you get knocked down it's whether you get up from ads from Bart. Now and Pauly a linebacker has been released and with Smith Al Disney's the jets will likely turn to veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick as their starting quarterback to open the season a team though. Also exploring options for signing another quarterback. As well.
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