New York Jets running back Shonn Greene did not have many nice things to say about teammate Mark Sanchez during his interview with Michael Silver of Yahoo! Sports on Wednesday, but at least he attached his name to the quotes. Greene said he felt badly for Sanchez, but it seemed clear that he believes the Jets need to give Tim Tebow a shot given their 3-6 record with Sanchez starting this season.
On Thursday, Greene said that isn’t what he meant at all and that his words were twisted.
“What the quotes were was completely out of context,” Greene said according to Newsday. “What I said was, ‘We’re 3-6 and things need to change.’ I said nothing about changing quarterback, nothing about any single person on this team. I’ve been here four years. I’ve never once said anything about anybody on this team.”
Here is Greene’s exact quote from the Yahoo! Sports story. You be the judge.
“Something’s got to change. When you get to the point where you’re 3-6, and losing and losing, a couple of guy