Found December 06, 2012 on
5TH QUARTER MAGAZINE:
The Seattle Seahawks announced Tuesday that they were releasing receiver, Braylon Edwards via an injury distinction. The release comes on the heels of comments Braylon made ripping the Jets franchise and supporting QB Mark Sanchez. The release isn’t believed to be connected to the rant, but no specific injury was sited.
“Don’t blame Sanchez. I played there. Blame the idiots calling shots. Mark is a beast and will probe it when given a proper chance”
Then he took it all back via Twitter again.
“I would like to apologize to the Jets family and my fans for my emotional outburst. Mark is a friend and former teammate, who I wholeheartedly support. Nonetheless, I have disrespected and insulted an administration that I have the utmost respect for,”
Lastly, he took to Twitter again to address being released…
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Recently, Braylon Edwards took to twitter telling Jets fans that they should lay off of Quarterback Mark Sanchez. Edwards tweeted: “Don't blame Sanchez. I played there. Blame the idiots calling shots. Mark is a beast and will probe it when given a proper chance.” Although I do have to agree that the entire Jets [...]