Fitz Magic fizzled, so it's Geno Smith's turn — again.
The New York Jets will start Smith at quarterback Sunday against Baltimore at MetLife Stadium, sending Ryan Fitzpatrick and his one-year, $12 million contract to the sideline.
"I felt like it was time for a change," coach Todd Bowles said after practice Wednesday.
At the NFL fall meetings in Houston, Jets owner Woody Johnson said it was Bowles' call to go with Smith, with the Jets sinking at 1-5 and on a four-game losing streak. Bowles confirmed that it was "strictly my call."
"I am behind the coach 100 percent," Johnson said. "Our coach made the decision he felt...