Geno to start; competition not done

Updated: September 5, 2013, 11:12 AM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPN.com

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- The Geno Smith era starts now. But don't get too comfortable, kid.

Explaining their decision Wednesday to name Smith the quarterback for the season opener -- a move that was expected for several days -- the New York Jets muddled the situation by refusing to commit to the rookie beyond Week 1.

"We're having a competition between quarterbacks, and that competition isn't finished," owner Woody Johnson said.

Smith got the call over Mark Sanchez, but ...

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