Film Room: Geno Smith discusses his roots

Jay Z’s Life+Times released a new documentary today on quarterback Geno Smith. The 24 minute video brings Geno back to Florida where he reminisces about his upbringing and path to New York with family members and former coaches.

It’s a pretty cool piece that’s worth checking out.




19 comments
bleedgreen
bleedgreen

So Geno was a Patriot in high school and grew up in the shadow of the stadium where the Dolphins play…..

UncleJoesJetFarm
UncleJoesJetFarm

Here we go, it has been purported that Ben Kotwica has interviewed today with the Redskins.

UncleJoesJetFarm
UncleJoesJetFarm

Just heard on Twitter that the Jets coaching sitchyation will be rectified very soon.

bldsgrnNwht
bldsgrnNwht

Ah Payless, a sure fire way to get roasted at school. I hated the place when I was a little kid...lol

1969JAN12th
1969JAN12th

A humble guy willing to work hard to be the best he can be....and lead  the team we love to the "promised land". Can't ask for more then that. 

UncleJoesJetFarm
UncleJoesJetFarm

Geno will rock in 2014! Another year of camp, some real pieces around him on the offense and the consistency of Marty!   

rstysanchz
rstysanchz

i almost feel like we should drafted bailey instead of winters because of how familiar and successful bailey and smith are with eachother 

a57se
a57se

Nothing like a good Propaganda film!

UncleJoesJetFarm
UncleJoesJetFarm

@1969JAN12th 

What this kid did as a raw rookie from a simple college offense with a horrid supporting cast, a  new offensive system, a turn-style in Winters on the oline, was unreal! Many seasoned vets would have failed under those circumstances. When you think about it, it is awesome! I have the utmost confidence that Geno with continuity at OC, upgrades on the offense, and another full training camp under his belt, will take a huge step and the Jets will be on their way!

a57se
a57se

@rstysanchz 

or Keenan Allen instead of Winters......
or Mike Glennon or terrence Williams or Logan Ryan. There are lots of guys we could have taken instead of Winters.

buckets
buckets

@jake100

This is the same junk you spouted about Sanchez.....When you think about it, Geno was awful.  No excuses.

rstysanchz
rstysanchz

@a57se youre right but bailey came to mind because of the video

EpidemikE
EpidemikE

@jake100 Sanchez had success those first 2 years with that core. The 3rd year and the dismantling of the key players, especially on offense and you see what Sanchez had to work with in the year 3 and 4 (especially bad supporting cast).


Ask any fan, if we have a better oline/WRs/RBs for 2013 season as opposed to 2012 and you will have a resounding yes.


Also Geno has the potential to make plays with his legs but as seen in this documentary and alot of his interviews, he doesn't want to make plays with his legs unless absolutely necessary.


My biggest takeway from comments like your's is that fans are blind to Geno's shortcomings and this year wasnt as good as everyone makes it in regards to his performance.

UncleJoesJetFarm
UncleJoesJetFarm

@buckets @jake100 


I admit Sanchez was hindered by a weak supporting cast and still stand by that, but Geno has the physicals to over come that. That is not to say Geno doesn't need at least a decent supporting cast, but he does not need a top supporting cast like Mark would need because Geno has more up side. I really believe Geno will be our franchise QB if management meets him halfway.

buckets
buckets

@jake100 
And then 3 years later, you wouldn't shut up about the putrid supporting cast and how Sanchez needed the reeses™

UncleJoesJetFarm
UncleJoesJetFarm

@buckets @jake100 

Stop it silly buckets, Sanchez had a top oline, run game, defense and continuity with the offense in his rookie year. Geno had the deck stacked against him immensely. You watch, he will be a very pleasant surprise. He can make throws that only Sanchez can dream about and is also a duel threat with his legs. He showed real promise the last few games.  All he needs is some experience and a beefed up supporting cast. The kid has "IT"