Mark Sanchez has become a frequent target for the media and fans, but he was skewered more than usual this offseason. Former Jets defensive tackle Kris Jenkins said Sanchez needed to grow a pair and become a team leader. At least he attached his name to his criticism. The most notable criticism came from an anonymously sourced NY Daily News article, the contents of which were refuted by some Jets personnel.
During a radio interview Thursday, Sanchez finally responded to his anonymous detractors.
“It is a gutless thing to do,” Sanchez told “The Michael Kay Show,” using the same word employed by Michael Kay to describe the anonymous people.
“You don’t put your name on what you’re saying, then you don’t speak for yourself, you don’t speak for the team — that’s how I’ve always felt about that,” Sanchez said. “If I ever had an opinion on a player, something that I wanted to talk to them about, I would just tell them.
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