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Jets Make it Official, Geno to IR; Taiwan Jones Returns

By Glenn Naughton

 

It was just a formality, but the New York Jets have officially placed injured starting quarterback Geno Smith on season-ending injured reserve as a result of the torn ACL he suffered this Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens.

The team also confirmed the return of linebacker Taiwan Jones who spent most of last season as a member of the Jets practice squad.  Jones’ return should come as no surprise as starter Erin Henderson is expected to miss the remainder of the season for undisclosed reasons and back-up Bruce Carter left Sunday’s game with an injury as well.

First round draft pick Darron Lee was also inactive against the Ravens with a knee injury of his own.

This Article Was Written By Glenn Naughton

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Glenn was Born in the Bronx, New York and has followed the Jets religiously despite being stationed in several different countries and time zones around the world. He now resides in England and has been a JetNation member since 2005. Glenn will bleed green with the rest of us through the highs and lows.