ESPN's Ron Jaworski said he "like(s) the future of the Jets with Geno Smith at quarterback."
ESPN Jets reporter Rich Cimini expects Geno Smith to get at least four games as starter.
CBS' Jason La Canfora expects Geno Smith to get at least a half a season as the starter.
Geno Smith opened minicamp by throwing three interceptions on Tuesday.
Geno Smith completed just 52-of-102 passes last season following an interception, sack, lost fumble, or failed third-down conversion.
Coach Todd Bowles made it clear on Wednesday that the Jets will indeed hold a quarterback competition in training camp.
Jets OC Chan Gailey said there will be no quarterback competition heading into training camp, and Geno Smith will "probably" be the starter Week 1.
Geno Smith has worked on his mechanics with quarterback guru Tom House this offseason.
Coach Todd Bowles said Geno Smith will get the initial first-team reps at training camp.
When asked about Oregon QB Marcus Mariota, Jets owner Woody Johnson said Geno Smith is "probably way ahead of him at this point."
After attending the NFL Combine, ESPN New York's Rich Cimini gets the "preliminary sense" that the Jets won't be using the No. 6 overall pick on a quarterback.
Geno Smith has not received a definitive answer on his status with the Jets.
Neither coach Todd Bowles nor GM Mike Maccagnan would commit to Geno Smith as the Jets' starting quarterback.
Geno Smith completed 20-of-25 passes for 358 yards and three touchdowns in the Jets' Week 17 win over the Dolphins.