Geno Smith leads Jets to win over Falcons

New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith came through in the clutch, leading his team to a 30-28 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Monday night.

Smith delivered three touchdown passes and orchestrated a game-winning drive capped by a 43-yard Nick Folk field goal.

"It's always been a dream of mine since I was a kid to be in those situations," Smith told reporters.

On the decisive drive, Smith completed four consecutive passes and had an eight-yard run.

Smith completed 16 of 20 passes for 199 yards.

"My confidence is always sky-high," Smith said. "Nothing can bring me down."

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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