Found August 28, 2013 on One Jet At A Time:
The New York Daily News, not necessary a pantheon of fine journalism (but that's for another day), recently spoke with Jets offensive guard Willie Coion, who had some thoughts to share on QB Mark Sanchez.  "I wish he had a little more bite,” Colon said. “I wish he had a little more dog in him. Because I feel like he’s battle-tested. I feel like he’s strong enough. I wish sometimes he’d say, ‘F--- the media’ or ‘F--- that.’ … Being in the New York media is tough. Every day, you get ridiculed. I mean, the kid was getting yelled at because he had a headband on. Always picking at him. In context, Colon had made some positive remarks on Sanchez's work ethic and ability to take criticism, but it does speak volumes that he does not see that 'fight somebody' mentality of the NFL, in Sanchez. Having a Bite You look at the top QBs of the league—Rodgers, Brady, Brees, Manning—they all can be a pain in the ass to their teammates, at times, and to the media, bu
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