Found September 06, 2012 on Larry Brown Sports:
On the surface, the Tim Tebow trade did not appear to bother Mark Sanchez. Reporters fished for some sign of panic from the Jets starting quarterback all summer but were only treated to cliches like “whatever’s best for the team” and “we’re just trying to win games.” In fact, Sanchez even expressed confidence that Tebow was a backup for New York above all else. But according to Santonio Holmes, the move did indeed concern Sanchez. “‘Wow, did this happen?’” Holmes said when asked about Sanchez’s initial reaction to the Tebow trade. “Those were the words that came out of his mouth. It came off that way. It kind of rattled him a little.” Holmes also added that Rex Ryan immediately told him that the Jets were sticking with Sanchez, and the receiver then relayed that message to his starting quarterback. He also said that while it may have concerned Sanchez at first, he has moved past the issue. “No question,” Holmes said. “I think he understands now is that his role is to be the New
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