One day after Todd Bowles said Ryan Fitzpatrick would remain the New York Jets starter, the head coach is now revisiting the decision.
While talking to reporters Tuesday, Bowles said Geno Smith showed enough in the Jets’ lopsided loss to the Cardinals on Monday night to warrant a second look.
“(Smith) did show some promise when he was in there,” Bowles said, via NFL.com. “He understood the game plan. He did good for the drive he was in there (for).
“I did (revisit the idea of starting Smith) and when I discuss it with the staff, when they know, then everybody else will know. If I decide to make a move, they'll know [Wednesday].”
Bowles pulled Fitzpatrick, who signed a one-year, $12 million contract in July, during the Jets’ 28-3 loss after the veteran quarterback completed 16 of 31 attempts for 174 yards and one interception. Smith didn’t fare much better, connecting on 4 of 6 passes for 31 yards and an interception.