Geno Smith hot early, Jets up 17-7

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Jets quarterback Geno Smith had brutal game against the Titans in Week Four, but it hasn’t carried over to Monday night’s game against the Falcons.

Smith is 8-of-9 for 134 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the first half as the Jets have run out to a 17-7 lead over the Falcons. Smith has been very sharp, driving the ball downfield and making better decisions than he did in Tennessee. Tight end Jeff Cumberland has been a real problem for the Falcons as he has three catches for 79 yards already.

The Falcons defense has looked confused at times by the variety of formations that the Jets have shown through the first two quarters and they haven’t generated any pass rush regardless of how the Jets are lining up.

It’s early, of course, but the Falcons don’t look like they’re in for an easy night against the Jets.