Pressure on Smith Builds as Jets’ Sanchez Finds a Comfort Zone
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Aug 20, 2013
Smith did not play against the Jaguars last Saturday night, while Sanchez had his second straight inconsistent outing of the preseason. What Smith will have to do to win the job for the regular season is unclear, although putting forth an effort that hints at a higher level of reliability than Sanchez has provided the team would be a pretty good place to start. The third preseason contest is typically used to give the projected regular-season starter extensive time with the first-unit offense before he plays relatively little, if at all, in the preseason finale.
While the Browns and Eagles have called an end to their quarterback competitions, the Jets have given no indication that they are close to tabbing either Mark Sanchez or Geno Smith as their man under center. In the latest sign that things are still up i…