Geno Smith Preferred To Work Through Pain
But the rookie quarterback didn't want to take a day off, and the New York Jets didn't stand in his way.
According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, Smith looked much slower in his drop-backs and jogged with a noticeable limp, in his first work after spraining his right ankle against the Lions Saturday. Offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg repeatedly told him dont limp, throughout the season, but Smith wanted to get through it.
Those guys are constantly putting their bodies on the line, Smith said of his teammates. So a little injury such as an ankle shouldnt keep me out of practice. Its important to show those guys that no matter what happens, Im going to always come out there and give it my best.
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