5 Reasons Why Geno Smith Is New York Jets’ Future Franchise QB

5 Reasons Why Geno Smith Is New York Jets' Future Franchise QB

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Quarterback Geno Smith is on his way towards being something special. Unlike most others in his position, instead of partying and bickering with coaches, Smith has continued to be humble and has worked towards become a better quarterback ever since the end of last season. Here are five reasons why Smith is the future franchise quarterback of the New York Jets.

5. Patience Throughout Tough Times

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5. Patience Throughout Tough Times

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Smith would probably like to forget just how terrible his rookie season was with all the turnovers he caused. He was humble enough to accept blame for his mistakes and work towards finding solutions. During the offseason, Smith enrolled in a special quarterback regimen program to improve his mechanics and abilities on the field, further showing his commitment for the long term.

4. Tremendous Support From Teammates

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4. Tremendous Support From Teammates

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It's not easy to step into the situation that Smith had to when he first arrived to New York. Smith had to earn the trust and respect of all his teammates who had already been committed to Mark Sanchez for a number of years. It took some time, but Smith has become the unspoken leader on offense and has said to be in control of the team on all his reps with starters. His teammates are following his leadership.

3. Listening To Coaches' Orders

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3. Listening To Coaches' Orders

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Offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg has so far praised Smith during training camps and preseason for listening and most importantly, executing everything thrown his way. He's had much better pocket presence and hasn't turned over the football as much as last year. Smith has grown to the point where he's looking better than he has so far in his early career.

2. Huge Film Junkie

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2. Huge Film Junkie

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Smith loves to spend his time studying football to the point of exhaustion. Ever since the end of last season, he's taken upon himself to study film on defenders, and especially the defensive coordinators the Jets will face this upcoming season. He's taking a smart approach to studying game film that will surely create some great advantages.

1. Dual-Threat Quarterback

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1. Dual-Threat Quarterback

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Dual-threat quarterbacks are now becoming the new fad in professional football. Last season, Smith ran for 366 yards and was able to get plenty of first downs with his feet. Once he nails down the throwing game, the sky's the limit for his success.

Luis Tirado Jr. is a New York Jets writer for RantSports.com. Follow him on Twitter, like him on Facebook or add him to your network on Google


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