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Jets Scrambling At Quarterback With Fitzpatrick, Smith Both Hurt

Jets Scrambling At Quarterback With Fitzpatrick, Smith Both Hurt

NEW YORK — The New York Jets will have someone lined up at quarterback by the time they play the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday.

Todd Bowles just isn't sure who right now.

Ryan Fitzpatrick has at least one torn ligament in his left thumb and Geno Smith is dealing with a badly bruised left shoulder, leaving the Jets' quarterback situation in disarray. That means rookie Bryce Petty or perhaps someone not even on the team's roster as of Monday night could start the Jets' next game.

"The guys are pretty sore," Bowles said of Fitzpatrick and Smith. "I'll have a better feel come Wednesday."

That's when the Jets (4-3) next hit the practice field....

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