No surprise here, as Smith suffered a torn ACL during the second quarter of the Jets' win over the Ravens in Week 7. With Smith done for the season, Ryan Fitzpatrick is back atop the team's QB depth chart, with Bryce Petty and Christian Hackenberg slotting in behind him.
Smith's season frustratingly ends just after he was given his first start of the campaign Sunday. Furthermore, he'll now enter free agency this offseason coming off a serious knee injury, which could impact his availability for the start of next season. In Smith's absence, Ryan Fitzpatrick will reclaim the
Smith was initially thought to have avoided a serious injury, but the initial results of Monday's MRI are believed to suggest otherwise. To pin down a definitive diagnosis, Smith will visit Dr. James Andrew on Tuesday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports. If a torn ACL is confirmed, Smith would miss the remainder of this season, paving the way for Ryan Fitzpatrick to reclaim the
Smith's knee is believed to be "fine", but he'll still undergo an MRI on Monday as a precaution, NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports.
Smith was kept out of Sunday's game after twisting his knee while getting tackled during the second quarter. While the extent of his problem is unclear at the moment, Smith's knee injury evidently isn't thought to be serious. Monday's MRI should help clarify his situation, at which point his outlook for upcoming action should be sorted out as well.
Smith will have an MRI on his knee after getting knocked out of Sunday's game against the Ravens, according to Kimberley Martin of Newsday.
Smith, who completed four of eight passes for 95 yards and a touchdown, was forced out in the second quarter after suffering the injury while getting tackled, and with Ryan Fitzpatrick leading the Jets to a victory, it's unclear if Smith will get an opportunity to win the job back when he's fully healthy.
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|2014||New York Jets||14||13||367||219||59.7||2525||6.88||74||13||13||28/175||33||7||77.5|
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|2015||New York Jets||1||0||2||34||17.0||29||0||1||1|
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