Originally written on Pro Football Zone  |  Last updated 11/17/14

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - AUGUST 27: Antonio Cromartie of the New York Jets is introduced before the game against the Washington Redskins during their preseason game on August 27, 2010 at the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
New York Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie told the New York Post that new general manager John Idzik needs to get quarterback Mark Sanchez more help. “He needs a better supporting cast,” Cromartie said. “That’s something the new GM has to look at and evaluate as he’s looking at the roster. He needs to get Mark some help.” Cromartie stressed that they’re confident in Sanchez. “We have confidence in Mark,” he said. “Like I’ve always said, even with the whole [Tim] Tebow thing, if we’re going to sign Mark to a three-year extension, we need to make sure we put guys around him.” “If he has good, veteran players around him — ones that know how to practice and compete at a high level every day — then you’ll have a better quarterback,” Cromartie said. “But when you don’t have a supporting cast around him, you’re going to get an average or below-average quarterback. That’s what we got.”     Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; script.src = 'http://widget.crowdignite.com/widgets/27484?_ci_wid=_CI_widget_'+_CI.counter; script.async = true; ref.parentNode.insertBefore(script, ref); })();
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