You remember Geno Smith no you The former New York Jets player started quarterback whose career was derailed in 2015 after receiving bloodsucker punches by a defensive player who hasn’t played in the NFL since that season. The guy replaced Eli Manning for a week in 2017. The dynamics last West Virginia offense quarterback who threw 42 touchdown passes in his final season.
With Russell aka Mr. Unlimited Wilson was traded to the Denver Broncos, Smith won the starter job against Drew Lock this season. He starts a few games while Wilson is injured in 2021, but across four games as a Seahawks starter this year, 77.3 percent of his play has been tallest of any quarterback across four games in NFL history.
Yes, there were some blunders that happened to him during Pete Carroll’s foul, but Smith still managed to throw 10th in the NFL this season. On Sunday, Seattle had to fend off the Lions onslaught all day in a 48-45 win, but Geno Smith was able to keep the Seahawks in the driver’s seat. While he played consistently in the first three games of the Seahawks, he filled the stat line against the Lions. Smith goes 23-30 for 320 yards, two touchdowns and no pick.
The Seahawks never took the lead in the game as their record improved to 2-2. That said, Seattle sports fans, feel free to spend more energy celebrating the Mariners’ first playoff landing since before Tom Brady and the New England Patriots won their first Super Bowl. . While the rest of NFC West looked vulnerable, and the unsettling moment when DK Metcalf was sent off it turned out to be him. Urgent need for toiletSure the conference is weak but the Seahawks at best are a slightly above average NFL team.
And in NFC, that’s good enough for a berth of wild cards, but during the first month of the season, the best course of action is to just feel good for Smith. He hasn’t been assigned a start since a controversy that got Ben McAdoo fired, and forced the youngest Manning to realize that midnight was about to begin his career. Before that, his career had never had a chance to flourish because of an ugly incident in the dressing room that damaged his face and reputation.
It took a while, but at 31, Smith finally had a chance to actually be QB1. Scoring 48 points on the road is a good way to maximize that chance.