NFL Draft Trade Rumors 2013: NY Jets Want to Trade Up to Grab QB Geno Smith


Feb 24, 2013; Indianapolis, IN, USA; West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith (13) participates in a passing drill during the NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports
The quarterback from West Virginia Geno Smith must be relieved. After a disappointing first day of the 2013 NFL draft for the quarterback, he may finally land with a team. That team being the New York Jets. Adam Schefter has tweeted that the Jets are interested in trading up to get Geno Smith.

We all know the Jets have realized that incumbent quarterback Mark Sanchez isn’t the solution to their problems, but rather, is a part of their problems. Sanchez has struggled mightily his past two seasons, and the Jets organization is ready to move on—especially with new general manager John Idzik on board, he’s looking to build his own team.

But is Geno Smith the solution to the Jets’ problems?

Put the quarterback in last year’s draft and he becomes irrelevant and would have most likely dropped to the later rounds, but being that this year’s draft doesn’t carry big names or game-changers, the Jets may be settling for now.