Since Tim Tebow arrived in the Big Apple, Mark Sanchez, despite a litany of critics, has done an admirable job of embracing the fellow quarterback and extremely high-profile teammate.
But, as Santonio Holmes claims, Sanchez’s initial reaction was less than enthusiastic.
Holmes told the Newark Star-Ledger that following the Jets’ trade for Tebow, Sanchez’s first words to him were, “Wow, how did this happen?”
The outspoken receiver added that Sanchez was “rattled” by the acquisition.
“I think since Day One it was a focus that kind of rattled him a little,” Holmes said. “And I use that word only to say that ‘Wow how did this happen.’ Those were words that came out of his mouth. But I think he understands now that his role is to be the New York Jets starting quarterback and Tebow is here to help us win as many games”.
At first, Holmes didn’t know what to believe. He assumed Sanchez, who signed a lucrative extension two weeks prior to the trade, was a goner.
“I honestly didn