According to Adam Teicher of the Kansas City Star via NFL.com, Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith was seen running a bunch of plays out of the pistol formation. He of course ran the same offense with the 49ers last season. The Chiefs hired the creator of the pistol, former Nevada coach Chris Auit to help with... Read more »The post Alex Smith can’t escape the pistol offense in Kansas City appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
JR Smith said after the New York Knicks lost to the Indiana Pacers in the playoffs on Saturday that he wants to retire as a Knick. We can’t say whether or not he’ll be able to fulfill that wish, but it does look like he’ll be able to remain with the team for a while. [...]
According to Larry Holder of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Saints general manager Mickey Loomis said that Will Smith is moving to outside linebacker in their new 3-4 defense. #Saints GM Mickey Loomis said Will Smith will start off OTAs at outside linebacker. Just spoke to him at Saints HOF golf tournament. — Larry Holder (@LarryHolder)... Read more »The post Saints move Will Smith to outside linebacker appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
Roy Hibbert had an amazing block on Carmelo Anthony in the fourth quarter of Game 6 between the Indiana Pacers and New York Knicks that was a major turning point in the game. The Knicks were up 92-90 with around five minutes left and looked like they might send the Eastern Conference semifinals series to [...]
JR Smith responded to all the Rihanna gossip by posting a “Men in Black” meme to his Instagram account on Friday. The meme shows Will Smith’s character in “Men in Black” holding up a neuralyzer, which is a tool he and Tommy Lee Jones’ character use in the movie series to erase the memory of [...]
J.R. Smith has been shooting the ball terribly during the playoffs, and Rihanna says that’s because the New York Knicks guard is hungover from partying in clubs every night. Smith shot the ball well in Games 2 and 3 of the Knicks-Boston Celtics series, which the Knicks won in six games. He went 13-of-27 (48 [...]
Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez didn’t play well — that might be a slight understatement — in 2012, and it wasn’t just his wide receivers who took notice. Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith talked about Sanchez during an appearance on a North Carolina sports radio show on Thursday, discussing just how bad the Jets quarterback was. […]
Steve Smith remains as honest and outspoken as ever. The longtime Carolina Panthers wide receiver was co-hosting The Drive on WFNZ 610-AM in Charlotte on Thursday when he bashed Mark Sanchez. “He sucks,” Smith said simply. “I wouldn’t let Mark Sanchez throw me a paper bag sandwich,” he joked. (audio here) When asked about Smith’s [...]
According to SportingNews.com, while co-hosting a Charlotte radio show, Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith was very honest and said that he’s happy that Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez isn’t throwing him the ball. “I wouldn’t let Mark Sanchez throw me a paper bag sandwich,” said Smith. I don’t think the Jets receivers want Sanchez to throw... Read more »The post Steve Smith: “I wouldn’t let Mark Sanchez throw me a paper bag sandwich” appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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The troubles continue for former Jaguars receivers. Jimmy Smith, a Jacksonville wide receiver from 1995 to 2005, is serving six years in a Mississippi jail after convictions for possession of a firearm and cocaine possession, First Coast News reports. Smith received sentences of two years for the firearm conviction and four years for the cocaine […]
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, via Rotoworld.com, the New York Jets will look to trade Mark Sanchez before week one of the regular season if rookie Geno Smith shows that he’s capable of starting. “I think the Jets would love to see (Smith) grasp things right away, so that the Jets would be in a... Read more »The post Mark Sanchez’s future may be tied to Geno Smith appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
According to Black Sports Online, former Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Jimmy Smith has landed in prison for cocaine possession. First Coast News has learned that former Jaguars wide receiver Jimmy Smith is an inmate in a Mississippi jail. Smith entered jail in late March and is serving time a 2-year sentence for possession of a firearm... Read more »
According to Brian Costello of the New York Post, the Jets are “smitten” over rookie quarterback Geno Smith after this past weekend’s rookie mini camp. You can tell from talking to people around the team during this weekend’s rookie mini-camp that many in the organization are smitten with new quarterback Geno Smith. It’s beginning to... Read more »
Dallas Cowboys left tackle Tyron Smith has been taking karate lessons this offseason to help out with his hand-eye coordination. “They did karate to get their hands quicker and smoother,” Smith said, per the Dallas Morning News. “It’s more about hand-eye coordination. Right now, I’m trying to get our offensive line into it.” Smith plans... Read more »
Perhaps Rex Ryan is just trying to divert the negativity being heaped on Geno Smith or may the Jets’ head coach really loves his new quarterback. But Ryan had nothing but good things to say about the West Virginia product after New York’s first rookie mini-camp practice. Ryan said Smith wasn’t showing any Whitney Houston-esque […]
On Day 1, Jets QB Geno Smith played like a rookie, experiencing normal hiccups Friday in his first NFL minicamp practice. Afterward, he behaved like a veteran, calmly brushing aside a barrage of questions about the recent torrent of criticism.
Welcome to New York, Geno Smith. Late last month, the former West Virginia quarterback fired his agent, Select Sports, after falling to the second round of the NFL draft. Now property of the Jets, Smith is finding that there are perks to being a quarterback in New York City — like being courted by Jay-Z, […]
Like Joe Montana realized early, rookie QBs can't get by on talent alone
According to Joe Buscaglia of WGR 550 in Buffalo, it looks like there could be a chance that wide receiver Brad Smith may not have a role within the Bills’ new offense. Since Doug Marrone was hired, the Bills have drafted two receivers in the top three rounds, signed a highly touted undrafted free agent and... Read more »
According to ProFootballTalk.com, as New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith looks for a new agency to represent him, Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports had a chance to make their own pitch to the rookie. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Smith has wrapped up two days of meetings with potential successors to Select Sports... Read more »
For the second consecutive offseason, New York Jets owner Woody Johnson is defending the decision to acquire a polarizing quarterback -- first Tim Tebow, now Geno Smith.
New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith responded Monday to the criticism, denying he texted friends during pre-draft visits and insisting he never told ESPN he was planning to skip the second day of the draft.
New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith has responded to all of the criticism he’s faced over the past week after falling out of the first round of this year’s draft and firing his former agents. “I don’t worry about what people say — my skin is pretty thick,” Smith told USA TODAY Sports. “I’ve... Read more »
Yeah, J.R. Smith – despite his pleas on twitter to his fans he was not out clubbing – had a hangover game during Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals between the Knicks and the Pacers in which he only connected on four of his shots. It wasn’t just J.R. Smith, Carmelo was also a [...]The post J.R. Smith Has Tweet Of The Year (Photo) appeared first on The NBA Mistress.
According to Peter King of SI.com, the Chiefs will have to give the 49ers a 2nd round pick for quarterback Alex Smith if they end up finishing with an 8-8 record or better in 2013. A third- or second-rounder from Kansas City, the remnant of the Alex Smith deal. Now it can be told: The second draft choice... Read more »
JR Smith took aim at some fans following the New York Knicks’ 102-95 loss to the Indiana Pacers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on Sunday night. Rumors circulated late Saturday/early Sunday that Smith, who by his own admission has partied too much in the past, was out at [...]
After losing to the Indiana Pacers, the offseason is here for the Atlanta Hawks. Their main concern at the moment is what to do with Josh Smith, who will be a free agent this summer. Smith has had his ups and downs in Atlanta. He is an undeniably talented player, and one who certainly has [...]The post Josh Smith On His Way Out Of Atlanta? appeared first on Pass The Pill - Kings of Hoops.
According to Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork.com, at least one team that had a pick in the top-ten of last weeks draft passed on Jets quarterback Geno Smith because of his attitude. Smith’s behavior before, during and after the draft has raised questions about his maturity, according to NFL talent evaluators. It also may have cost … Continue reading »
One week removed from his infamous draft-day slide New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith has remained in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons.
After firing his agents this week, New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith will meet with CAA next week, according to ESPN’s Darren Rovell. Geno Smith will meet with CAA next week to talk representation. Only question is: Will Jay-Z show up? — darren rovell (@darrenrovell) May 2, 2013 Rovell brought up a good question, will … Continue reading »
Geno Smith went from being an anticipated top-10 pick in the NFL Draft to slipping to the second round where he was selected 39th overall by the New York Jets. Smith faced heavy scrutiny prior to the draft after a Pro Football Weekly scouting report from Nolan Nawrocki skewered him for having poor work habits [...]
New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith fired his agents yesterday after falling out of the first round of this year’s draft. Now we’re slowly finding out some of the reason for Smith’s tumble. Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports spoke to people from around the NFL who gave him some feedback on Smith and why he tumbled … Continue reading »
Geno Smith is blaming his now former agents for his falling all the way into the second round of this year’s NFL draft. But it appears he might actually be the one at fault. Smith, who finally came off the board at No. 39 to the New York Jets, fired his agents after the draft-day [...]
On the heels of her second-career Invicta Fighting Championships “Fight of the Night” performance, crowd-pleasing, prolific striker Leslie “The Peacemaker” Smith (5-3-1) of Pleasanton, Calif. has signed a new, multi-fight agreement with the women’s world championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promotion and will drop from bantamweight (135 pounds) to flyweight (125 pounds) and challenge Jennifer [...]
It will be at least five days before Geno Smith starts talking about his future contract with the New York Jets. That’s because the former West Virginia quarterback has fired his agents at Select Sports, according to Liz Mullen of Sports Business Journal, and must wait five days before hiring a new one. According to [...]
Four days after a humbling fall out of the first round, New York Jets draft pick Geno Smith responded by firing his agents.
The Boston Celtics have an incredibly tall task ahead of them if they want to advance to the next round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. They are returning to New York on Wednesday night to face the Knicks, who have put Kevin Garnett and company in a 3-1 hole. If it’s bulletin-board material that the [...]
According to Liz Mullen of the Sports Business Journal, New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith has fired his agent. Source: QB Geno Smith has left his agents at Select Sports. Smith, 2nd round pick of NY Jets, cannot hire another agent for 5 days. #NFL — Liz Mullen (@SBJLizMullen) April 30, 2013 The reason Smith … Continue reading »
No player in the 2013 NFL Draft seemed more disappointed with their draft position than former West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith. Many considered Smith to be the best player in the draft at his position, but several NFL teams disagreed. He slid out of the first round and was selected by the New York Jets [...]
In a game where the New York Knicks had a sizable lead on the Boston Celtics during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Friday, it seemed senseless when J.R. Smith dished an intentional elbow on Jason Terry during the fourth quarter and thus was ejected. Yes, it can be debated if this was truly [...]The post J.R. Smith Ejected After Elbow To Jason Terry (Video) appeared first on The NBA Mistress.
Swiper no swiping! That’s what Jet Terry did to J.R. Smith in the middle of fourth quarter of the Celtics/Knicks game 3, Friday night. It looked as if Terry found him on the swipe and of course we all know how volatile Smith can get. The know call foul resulted in an elbow to Jason Terry’s face that [...]The post J.R. Smith Ejected After Elbowing Jet Terry appeared first on Pass The Pill - Kings of Hoops.
It is extremely rare for an NFL team to carry more than three quarterbacks at a time during the regular season. With the selection of West Virginia product Geno Smith on Friday, the Jets now have five on their roster. That means one — or likely two — of them will have to go. According [...]
Albert Breer of the NFL Network believes Geno Smith could be a wild card to land with the Cleveland Browns in next week’s draft. When it comes to Geno Smith, Cleveland may wind up being a wild card, maybe in a trade down, maybe at 6. Tough to forecast where Geno goes. — Albert Breer … Continue reading »
J.R. Smith is definitely one of the most interesting players in the NBA. He’s always in the news for something, good or bad. Following him on Twitter is always an experience in itself, and watching him jack up jumpers is even better. The New York Knicks fans have learned to both love him and hate [...]The post J.R. Smith: I’ll Get A Knicks Tattoo If We Win Championship appeared first on Pass The Pill - Kings of Hoops.
Sportswriter Wendell Smith, who chronicled Robinson's breaking of baseball's color barrier, is all but forgotten today. But he gets his due in new film '42.'Baseball's greatest story will be rewritten again Monday as the sport celebrates the 66th anniversary of Jackie Robinson's breaking the major leagues' color barrier.
According to Larry Holder of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the Saints have signed free agent offensive tackle Jason Smith. #Saints announce one-year deal with Tackle Jason Smith. — Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) April 11, 2013 Smith was drafted high in the first round by the Rams a few years ago and has been a bust. He … Continue reading »
JR Smith reportedly has been ordered to pay over $48,000 to a jewelry company for allegedly not paying a bill after ordering some items from them in 2010. According to TMZ, Smith ordered a diamond chain, two Black Jesus pendants and some earrings from Lemmerman’s — totaling $25,500. The company sued Smith for $48,101, which [...]
According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, free agent quarterbacks Vince Young and Troy Smith worked out for the Oakland Raiders today. Young reportedly looked good. Interested to hear that Vince Young was among the QBs that worked out for #Raiders yesterday. So did Troy Smith. Heard Vince looked …
This might be a lesson for all professional athletes that everything in life isn’t free, in fact you just may want to fork over that plastic from the get to avoid an embarrassing lawsuit like the one that New York Knicks 6th man J.R. Smith lost via TMZ: Knicks stud J.R. Smith, whose ass just lost a [...]The post Knicks’ J.R. Smith Loses Lawsuit Over Unpaid Jewlry appeared first on The NBA Mistress.