Safety Jim Leonhard appeared on WFAN Radio today and aired a grievance that has been festering since yesterday afternoon, expressing his disappointment in the fans for booing Mark Sanchez during pre-game warm-ups.
Jim Leonhard left no secret that he wasnât happy with the boos directed at Mark Sanchez before the Jetsâ 28-24 win to the Bills on Sunday. The veteran safety, one of the most well-respected and fan-friendly players on Rex Ryanâs team, admitted on Tuesday that he took exception to the fansâ expression of frustration at the quarterback during pre-game introductions.
âI think we have a great crowd,â Leonhard told WFAN radio. âI think probably for one of the first times, I was kind of disappointed. Our starting quarterback gets booed in introductionsâŚ. Thatâs frustrating when âŚ Â As players, you kind of turn to each other and say, âYou know what? I guess weâre in this one today by ourselves. We canât rely on the crowd to give us that energy because itâs already started off