• William Moore: We made Geno Smith look like a 10-year vet

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Oct 8, 2013
    “He’s a rookie and we make him look like a 10-year veteran,” Falcons safety William Moore said, via the Associated Press. Jets quarterback Geno Smith completed four passes and scrambled for a first down to move the Jets into position for Nick Folk’s game-winning 43-yard field goal. That combination gave Smith time to throw and people to throw to all night, something that hasn’t been the case often in the first four weeks. Smith was composed and controlled during the drive, showing none of the skittishness that helped lead to 11 turnovers in the first four games. The Falcons defense was asked to defend a one-point lead with 1:55 to play on Monday night and they couldn’t do it. The offensive game plan and strong work from the supporting cast had much to do with that, but so did the play of the Falcons defense. The Falcons defense did that thanks to aneffort that was short on consistent pass rush and long on soft coverage in the secondary.
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