EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ –
There were 10 minutes left in Sunday’s game against the Oakland Raiders when Geno Smith sensed the pocket collapsing and took off.
He darted across midfield, past a diving defender and along the sideline for 32 yards and a key first down. Just before the play ended, however, he made a telling decision. A decision his running back would later call, “dangerous.”
The young quarterback opted not to run out of bounds and instead lowered his right shoulder – his throwing shoulder – and embraced the contact.
It was a play that embodied the Jets 37-27 win over the... More Discuss