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Geno Smith laughs at being ranked as worst starting QB in the NFL

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He has been ridiculed, booed at Yankee Stadium and pretty much just been disliked all round, but it still doesn't dampen the mood of New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith.

Smith came under a lot of fire last year as he led the Jets to a 4-12 season and a last place finish in the AFC East.

He who laughs last

Smith was part of a pretty terrible season in 2014 and the doubts over him carried into the off-season with many Jets fans hoping for a quarterback to be drafted by the team.

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Smith has been ridiculed for his sub par performances and with the Jets about to enter a crucial year, he has been dealt another big insult to his ability.

ESPN released a poll where 35 insiders ranked the starting quarterbacks in the league and it wasn't good reading for Smith.

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Smith was ranked dead last and even worse for the Jets star, this was the second year running he was ranked last in the league.

It could be very disheartening for Smith to see this, but he is reacting in a way not many would have expected.

"It's hilarious. ... I laughed last year, too." - Smith's reaction to being ranked last amongst starting quarterbacks

Smith simply commented that he finds the whole quarterback ranking hilarious and then began to talk about the upcoming season.

Smith revealed that he has been working hard this off-season to avoid the problems which have plagued himself and the Jets in the last two season.

Adding stars like Brandon Marshall to the offense would probably help his cause too.

Jets about to rise?

New York had a bad year last year but this off-season has seen the Jets, Buffalo Bills and Miami Dolphins all add some big names to their teams.

The Jets have brought in stars like Marshall and the cornerback pairing of Darrelle Revis and Antonio Cromartie to help out on defense.

The Dolphins signed former Detroit Lions defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh and made him the highest paid defensive player in the league.

Meanwhile the Bills traded linebacker Kiko Alonso to the Philadelphia Eagles and got runningback LeSean McCoy in return.

The big name acquisitions could make the race for the AFC East division title a lot more interesting next year.

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