The New York Jets will start Geno Smith in Week 13 after giving Michael Vick the nod in three starts.

The feeling close to the team is that general manager John Idzik insisted that Rex Ryan start Smith, his underperforming former second-round pick.

After a Week 8 blowout loss to the Bills that dropped them to 1-7, the Jets benched Smith, who threw three straight interceptions in the game. 

Vick went 1-2 as the Jets' starter