ESPN analyst Jon Gruden doesn’t have a strong feeling about who will prevail in the New York Jets’ quarterback competition. In a conference call Tuesday with Rich Cimini of ESPN, Gruden was non-committal on Geno Smith versus Michael Vick, although he suspects Smith would be the Week 1 starter if it’s a close battle.
“I wish I could answer that,” Gruden said. “It’s a two-horse race. It might be a photo finish. You might have to ask me this after we see the preseason. I have no idea, just because Michael Vick has an association with Marty Mornhinweg. I do like what Geno Smith did as a freshman … er, rookie quarterback in the NFL. He had a rocky beginning — he had some rough outings — but he showed some mental and physical toughness. I think he improved. I like the youth at the quarterback position that has experience. I think if it’s close, I think the tie goes to the second-year player.”
I don’t know who will win the race, but I think Michael Vick will win. I don’t think it will be a close race either, but we will see. Today Geno was given the majority of the reps.Do you follow the NFL Draft? If so follow NFL Draft Diamonds on Twitter and Facebook for up to date NFL Draft News, NFL Draft Projections, and NFL Draft Rankings. Jesus is the only way to Salvation