Originally posted on The Jets Blog  |  Last updated 1/1/12
After today’s loss to the Miami Dolphins, the Jets will have plenty of time to do some much needed soul-searching and retooling roster-wise. Now, they have one more thing to add to the list: figuring out what to do with Santonio Holmes. ESPN New York has learned from a “team source” that Holmes “quit” during the final two minutes of the game and was benched by receivers coach Henry Ellard. “There were guys in the huddle not happy with Santonio’s demeanor throughout the game and in the two-minute drill,” said Jets running back LaDainian Tomlinson. “And they said something to him about it.” The Jets lost 19-17 to the Miami Dolphins. Following the spat with teammates, Holmes was replaced by Patrick Turner. “It was a coach’s call,” Holmes said. “Patrick came in and tapped me on the shoulder and told me to come out.” The decision may have come from an assistant coach aware that Holmes had argued with teammates. Turner said he was sent in by wide receivers coach Henry Ellard. Tomlins
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