Originally written January 29, 2013 on thepigskinreport.com:
Newly hired New York Jets general manager John Idzik has put QB Mark Sanchez on notice. Despite saying in a radio interview that he is “comfortable” with Mark Sanchez as a member of the Jets, he expects to bring in competition for Sanchez this offseason. Mr. Idzik told WFAN that the team has had preliminary and exploratory talks with another quarterback and this name might not make Jets fans too happy, Jamarcus Russell. Yes, the player known as one of the greatest draft busts of all time is attempting a comeback in the NFL and the Jets have spoken with him. Reports last week suggest that Russell has slimmed down to a mere 308 pounds, off his high of a reported 320 pounds.Usherin the age of the mobile quarterback. The Jets, prior to the hiring of Idzik, had stated that they might try to trade Sanchez this offseason. The franchise is likely to also attempt a trade of Tim Tebow or execute an outright release of the southpaw. Unfortunately for the Jets, the draft class and the expected ...
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