Geno Smith won't play vs. Jags

Updated: August 17, 2013, 8:19 PM ET
By Jane McManus | ESPNNewYork.com

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith will not play Saturday night when the Jets host Jacksonville, the team announced.

Smith rolled his right ankle during the first preseason game in Detroit, and did not practice on Thursday after taking the field earlier in the week.

Smith has been vying with former starter Mark Sanchez in what has been billed as a fair and open competition for the starting job by Jets coach Rex Ryan. Sanchez was tabbed to ...

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