Geno Smith signed on to be the backup — or possibly even the third-stringer — behind a quarterback who has started every game since Nov. 21, 2004. He likely will never see the field. It’s possible he won’t even be on the active roster.
Still, the ex-Jets starter said the Giants represented “a perfect scenario for me.”
“I think the opportunity to learn from (quarterbacks) coach (Frank) Cignetti, coach (Ben) McAdoo, and to be alongside Eli (Manning) and learn from him, a two-time Super Bowl champion and, in my opinion, a Hall of Fame quarterback, I think it will work out tremendously for me,” Smith said in a statement released by the Giants. “And it’s also an opportunity to be on a real good team, a winning team, get healthy. …
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