Top 10 team calls Jets QB Geno Smith a 'diva'
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Top 10 team calls Jets QB Geno Smith a 'diva'

An unspecified team with Top 10 pick in the 2013 NFL Draft went on record with ESPN New York saying that the former West Virginia signal-caller displayed a "diva attitude" during his pre-draft visit. One NFC scout said anonymously, "He's going to have a tough time in New York. Right now, he's coming off as a spoiled, pampered brat." For what it's worth, Jets GM John Idzik said of Smith, "we did our homework on Geno and we got a real good feel for him."

Fantasy Analysis:

Wow, these NFL execs are really teeing off on this guy. Did he wink at one of the owners' wives? Holler at one of the GMs' daughters? This is getting ridiculous. The 24-hour NFL news cycle is becoming really catty. Smith is 22 years old. At worst, all I really can glean from this information is that he wasn't out there kissing asses because he rubbed a lot of guys the wrong way. That's part of any business and apparently, Smith is going to have to learn this the hard way. I read one headline that read, "Geno Smith @GenoSmith_12 must lean that he has a lot to learn." Sounds like something you might say to a 22-year-old, right? A lot of this stuff is unnecessary, but hey, that's the world we live in apparently.


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Anyone who has kids around Gino's age will tell you that they live on their cellphones and do not in any way find it disrespectful to take and send text messages while they are talking to you. Social media is a way of life for this generation. HEY OLD PEOPLE !!! Let's not throw the kid in the trash heap just yet. Most people who act like Diva's are usually pretty good at something. It's no longer your Grandpa's NFL. If the kid can play...everyone will warm up to him soon enough.

Posted by: 05/05/13 11:00 AM

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