Jets, Geno Smith have lots to fix after 4 games

By DENNIS WASZAK Jr. - AP Sports Writer
    2013-09-30 16:39

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) - Geno Smith apologized to teammates on the New York Jets' defense after another turnover-filled performance.

The rookie quarterback says Monday he owed it to his teammates to say he was sorry for the two interceptions and two fumbles in the Jets' 38-13 loss at Tennessee on Sunday. Smith told them he wants to fix his mistakes and insists ``I will clean them up.''

Smith has 11 turnovers - eight interceptions, three lost fumbles - through four games. He acknowledges that he has been ``up and down'' as the Jets are off to a 2-2 start.

Coach Rex Ryan says benching Smith is ``not a thought at this point,'' and the quarterback is not alone in his struggles. There were 10 more penalties and even the defense struggled at times Sunday.

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