Sources: Geno Smith likely to start

Updated: August 31, 2013, 3:32 AM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPN.com

The New York Jets are leaving the quarterback job open for Geno Smith, and he may get an opportunity to claim it in Week 1.

With incumbent Mark Sanchez rehabbing a bruised joint in his throwing shoulder, the Jets likely will start Smith against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sept. 8, sources said Friday.

Sanchez is listed as day-to-day, but he could miss a few weeks, sources told ESPN's Ed Werder.

Coach Rex Ryan provided no update Friday on Sanchez's condition, but ...

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