The Seahawks haved signed former New York Jets beginning quarterback Geno Smith to compete with Paxton Lynch to be Seattle’s backup to Russell Wilson.
The stockpiling of pale starters for the just in case behind Russell Wilson continues for the Seahawks.
They signed former New York Jets beginning quarterback Geno Smith on Wednesday, to compete with former Denver Broncos first-round decide Paxton Lynch for the backup job behind Wilson in 2019.
The staff announced the deal Wednesday morning.
Wilson has but to overlook a apply let alone a recreation in his seven NFL seasons as Seattle’s starter.
Smith, 28, is now on his fourth staff in 4 years.
He was the Jets’ second-round draft selection in 2013. He started 29 video games for New York his first two seasons in the NFL, passing for five,571 yards and 25 touchdowns with 34 interceptions.
Then teammate IK Enemkpali broke Smith’s jaw with a punch in battle throughout Jets training camp in 2015.
That just about KO’d Smith’s time as a starter in the league.