Geno Smith: “I’ve already made a giant leap”

New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith told Andrew Siciliano of the NFL Network that he’s drastically improved with his knowledge of the Jets playbook.

“I’ve already made a giant leap,” Smith said. “Coming from a spread system where the biggest transition for me is going to be the footwork. It’s not as if I can’t do it, it’s the fact that I haven’t done it enough. The good amount of reps that I got in rookie camp, minicamp, OTAs has helped me make that leap and transition, and make giant strides. I was able get in with the first team and do some really good things.”

We’ll see how Smith looks when the preseason rolls around in just over a month.  Despite what some  people believe, I think Smith has a good chance to win the Jets starting quarterback job.