Jets, Raiders remain in wait-and-see mode with rookie QBs

Matt McGloin and Geno Smith (right) are trying to prove they can be long-term starters in the NFL.
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McGloin may think he's beyond those excuses, but he'll have to play like it. If young passers like him, Pryor and Smith finally get to that level, two more teams will have the luxury of certainty at the game's most important position.

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