Found September 12, 2013 on The Penalty Flag:
PLAYERS: Mark Sanchez
TEAMS: New York Jets
News broke late Wednesday that that Mark Sanchez will need season ending surgery to repair a torn labrum in his throwing shoulder ending his season and effectively his career with the New York Jets. Once touted as the Sanchize, he leaves the Jets as the Sadchize. Much like Chad Pennington who had the same surgery, Jets fan’s probably won’t appreciate what Sanchez did for the Jets until a few years from now... Read more
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