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The fallout from the New York Jets failing to make the NFL playoffs is in full swing, with members of coach Rex Ryan's staff leaving, players taking shots at quarterback Mark Sanchez and other players defending him.
In less than 24 hours, the coaching staff was shaken up with offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer walking away, former Dolphins coach Tony Sparano replacing him, and a few assistants saying they won't be back.
Now the latest controversy involves the shaky status of Sanchez.
Some of his teammates say he lacks the work ethic and leadership skills to lead the Jets to the Super Bowl. And with a new offensive coordinator in charge, the window for Sanchez to do so might have gotten a lot smaller.
"Mark is heading in the right direction," left guard Matt Slauson said during a telephone interview Wednesday. "He is going to be a great quarterback and I really believe he can lead us to a championship. His rookie year, we went to the AFC championshi...
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NEW YORK—Tired of being the scapegoat for his team’s sub par season, Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez fired back at teammates who questioned his work ethic and attitude by accusing them of being lazy for waiting so long to call him out on his lack of motivation and unwillingness to make football his top priority.
“I think it shows a real lack of professionalism,” Sanchez...
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And The New York Jets select with the fifth pick….. Mark Sanchez. In 2009 The Jets placed their hopes for the future in a young man out of USC named Mark Sanchez, a college standout who impressed scouts during his 08’ campaign with The Trojans throwing for 34 TDs to a mere...
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Will the New York Jets sign soon to be free agent Chad Henne to come in and challenge the sometimes challenged Mark Sanchez for the starting quarterback position? Omar Kelly thinks so. The Jets just hired former Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano to be the offensive coordinator so Henne will know the system the Jets will run.
This would be a great move for the Jets. Sanchez has...
Anonymous Jets sources tired of 'lazy' Mark Sanchez, want Peyton
The end of a disappointing season for the New York Jets has led players to point their fingers at one player for the epic fail— Mark Sanchez— and started a rallying call inviting the services of a veteran quarterback to take the reins— namely Peyton Manning.
The consensus among unnamed players, according to a story in the New York Daily News, has been that if Manning gets...
The fallout from coach Rex Ryan's Jets failing to make the playoffs is in full swing, with coaches leaving, some players taking shots at quarterback Mark Sanchez and others defending him. In less than 24 hours, the coaching staff was shaken up with offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer walking away, former Dolphins coach Tony Sparano replacing him, and a few assistants saying they...
Jets coach Rex Ryan says embattled quarterback Mark Sanchez has the support of the organization, and he vows to clean up a team that was in turmoil late in the season.
With some teammates and members of the organization anonymously questioning Sanchez's work ethic and leadership abilities in a Daily News story this week, Ryan came to his quarterback's defense. ''...
A flurry of criticism surrounding New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez this past week, most from unnamed sources, is puzzling to Jets legend Joe Namath, a contributor to Yahoo! Sports and The Shutdown Corner Blog. The Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback, who has been critical of Sanchez's development — or lack thereof — was skeptical of anonymous quotes in a New York...
With Brian Schottenheimer out and quarterback Mark Sanchez coming off a disappointing season, the New York Jets looked to Tony Sparano to right the ship, hiring him as the team's offensive coordinator.
“When we sat down with Tony, I knew that he was the right person at the right time for our offense,” said Head Coach Rex Ryan. “I’ve admired his work as a competitor...
The fallout from coach Rex Ryan's Jets failing to make the playoffs is in full swing, with coaches leaving, some players taking shots at quarterback Mark Sanchez and others defending him.
Perhaps the market makes the New York Jets conducive to exceptional amounts of exaggeration surrounding their team. Maybe it is their coach. Their history. The media. Or their fans. Most likely it is a combination of all the above.
Whatever it is, there is no middle ground with this team. They are either world beaters or the sky is falling. You would swear from the conversations...