Bruce Carter

Jets' Smith has torn ACL in knee, Fitzpatrick back at QB

Geno Smith's second chance at starting appears to be over. His playing days with the New York Jets could be, too.

An MRI on Monday revealed that the maligned quarterback has a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, and Smith seeking a second opinion on the injury that would end his season. That means Ryan Fitzpatrick is back from the bench and will start Sunday for the Jets at Cleveland.

"When you hear that, that's tough luck for the kid," coach Todd Bowles said during a conference call. "Fitzpatrick finished the game up, and we're going from there with Fitz."

Smith, a second-round pick in 2013 who is scheduled to be a free agent...