Smith appeared in one game in 2015 and completed 27-of-42 passes for 265 yards and two touchdowns along with an interception on November 1 against the Raiders. Smith was battling for the Jets starting quarterback job with Ryan Fitzpatrick before breaking his jaw during the preseason. Fitzpatrick went on to have the best season of his career, and Smith only saw the field when a thumb injury forced Fitzpatrick out of the game against the Raiders. Smith is entering the last year of his rookie deal, though his base salary is only $675,000, which should help him to finish out his deal with the Jets, likely as a backup.
Smith (shoulder) is active Sunday against the Jaguars. Smith came into last Sunday's game against the Raiders after Ryan Fitzpatrick suffered a left thumb injury, but Smith was later knocked out himself with the shoulder issue. With Fitzpatrick starting against the Jags, Smith will be holding the clipboard as long as the latter stays healthy.
Smith (shoulder) is probable for Sunday's game. Ryan Fitzpatrick (thumb) also earned a probable designation on the team's final injury report, so Smith will likely slot in as the No. 2 QB on the depth chart. The 25-year-old was excellent in relief of the aforementioned Fitzpatrick, throwing for 265 yards and two touchdowns in Week 8's contest against the Raiders, but he should continue to take a reserve role with the team as long as Fitzpatrick is healthy.
Smith (left shoulder) practiced fully Wednesday. As did fellow QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, who was already announced as the Jets' starter for Sunday's game against the Jaguars. Smith's full practice participation Wednesday does however set the stage for him to be available to serve as the team's No. 2 QB this weekend.
Jets coach Todd Bowles said Wednesday quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (thumb) will start Sunday's game against the Jaguars. According to Bowles, Fitzpatrick "looked fine" at practice Wednesday, while doing "everything he would normally do." Thus, assuming no setbacks, Fitzpatrick will tough it out this weekend, while setting his sights at a Jaguars' defense that is allowing an average of 263.9 passing yards per game to date.
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