Joe Namath slams Jets QB Geno Smith for not returning after injury

The Jets' QB situation is about to get very interesting (1:13)

The New York Jets QB situation took an unexpected turn on Sunday when Ryan Fitzpatrick came on in relief of an injured Geno Smith, and what's about to happen next is anyone's guess. (1:13)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- First, Geno Smith was sacked by Matt Judon. Then he got blindsided by Joe Namath.

The legendary quarterback, presumably watching from home, apparently had a hard time believing Smith was injured Sunday in the New York Jets' 24-16 win over the Baltimore Ravens.

Smith twisted his knee on a second-quarter sack, went to the locker room for an evaluation and returned in street clothes for the second half. He watched Ryan Fitzpatrick, the starter until this week, rally the Jets to a come-from-behind win. Namath, who knows a little something about knee injuries, chimed in via Twitter.

Smith, who will have an MRI exam on Monday, said after the game he was "begging" to go back in the game. He didn't seem concerned by the severity, saying, "I don't think it's anything too significant, but we'll see."

Smith caught wind of Broadway Joe's tweet and responded.

His status for next Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns is up in the air. Coach Todd Bowles said "it's too early to tell" whether Smith will start, adding that he needs to get his injury status before making a decision.