Sanchez Reportedly Has A Partial Tear, Jets To Seek Second Opinion

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — According to an ESPN report, New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez underwent an MRI that showed a partially-torn labrum.

Sanchez was injured during the Jets’ preseason game against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium. He is inactive for Sunday’s regular season opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Rookie Geno Smith will start at quarterback for Gang Green in Week 1.

According to the same report, the Jets are planning on seeking a second opinion on the injury from orthopedic sports surgeon Dr. James Andrews.

Currently, the Jets have two active quarterbacks in Smith and backup Matt Simms. Brady Quinn was released by the Jets on Saturday.

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