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Geno Smith package 'a possibility'

Updated: June 13, 2013, 12:56 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Even though the Tim Tebow project was a resounding failure last season, the New York Jets are considering a Tebow-like role for rookie quarterback Geno Smith.

Hoping to capitalize on Smith's athleticism, the Jets are open to using Smith in a specialized role -- read-option plays -- if he loses the quarterback competition to incumbent Mark Sanchez.

"I know what everybody is thinking," coach Rex Ryan said Wednesday at minicamp. "If we did that, it would ...

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