Source: Geno Smith has mild sprain

Updated: August 11, 2013, 1:04 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

CORTLAND, N.Y. -- Rookie quarterback Geno Smith suffered a mild ankle sprain in the New York Jets' preseason opener Friday night, a league source said Saturday. He's not expected to miss significant time, if any.

The team didn't provide an official update, but this confirms what Smith said after the 26-17 loss to the Detroit Lions. He said it wasn't a severe injury and didn't expect to miss practice time. He said X-rays were negative.

Smith rolled his right ankle on an open-field ...

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