When it comes to the public eye, Mark Sanchez just can’t catch a break. He’s criticized for his play on the field, he’s criticized for his comments off of it. The fourth-year Jets quarterback has been ripped by analysts from ESPN to NFL Network, all across the media spectrum.
Heck, even, Joe Namath, the most celebrated player in Gang Green lore, has taken veiled shots — and rather routinely, at that.
Sanchez created a buzz by proclaiming “This is my huddle” to reporters following a training camp practice, showing he’s in command of the offense and subtly reminding Tim Tebow there’s only one sheriff in town.
Now he’s picked up another detractor for working too nicely with the much-ballyhooed backup.
On Friday, former Redskins QB Joe Theismann blasted Sanchez during a radio interview, saying the 25-year-old needs to show his “cojones” and take full control of the team.
“This strikes at the heart of Mark Sanchez’s pride,” Theismann said, via ESPNNewYork.com. “He’s going to ge