Jets quarterback Geno Smith has the support of Rex Ryan, as the the head coach said in a report Tuesday night from Rich Cimini of ESPN that Smith "has it inside...he can get it done."
Now in his second year, the 23-year-old Smith already has five turnovers this season, including two vs. the Bears. He had 25 last year.
Despite the poor performance, Ryan expressed in the report his support for Smith, saying the whole team is behind him:
"Everybody is behind Geno. He's our quarterback and our football team believes in him. Geno is a mentally tough guy."
Smith and the Jets host the Lions on Sunday.