Smith seems concerned only with taking Sanchez’s job. That will shake out in training camp, certainly. But even if he wins that competition, he must also worry about taking the locker room along with him.
While some have speculated it could be the first sign of tension between the two QBs, it could also merely be a case in which Smith opted to stay close to home where he has been working out all summer.
While Smith said that Mark Sanchez hadn’t “officially extended the hand to me,” he insisted that there’s “no problem there” between the two.
The summers of Victor Cruz and Santonio Holmes will heat up significantly in a week. But for now, they’re using up the bit of free time before training camp in very different ways that befit their current stations in life.
Some believe the Jets will have a short hook on Sanchez this season with Tebow behind him on the depth chart. But the backup insists he’s not rooting for a role swap.
Looking for a pretty cool summer getaway? How about Central New York?
Tim Tebow said recently that he was invited to — and will attend — Mark Sanchez’s annual “Jets West” camp. That was big, but this might be bigger.
Mark Sanchez isn’t one to shy away from a competition. Actually, it seems he’s bringing it right to his hometown.
Jets running back Shonn Greene told WFAN on June 16 that “38 or 39″ players participated in Mark Sanchez’s player-run workouts at Fairleigh Dickinson University earlier this month. But one Jets free agent wasn’t among them.
Mark Sanchez and his Jets teammates are back together again. For a few days, at least. Sanchez and about 40 other players started practicing at an undisclosed location in New Jersey on Monday.
Sione Pouha was getting ready to work out with his Jets defensive linemates and realized he still needed an NFL regulation football. He looked around his house and found one – in his trophy case.
Mark Sanchez says it’s time for “Jets West” to meet the rest. According to the quarterback, the entire team plans to work out together “sometime next month” if the NFL lockout drags on through June.
The news is just flowing out of “Jets West” camp. First it was LaDainian Tomlinson saying he’s ready to settle into a third-down back role. Now it’s Braylon Edwards, admitting on Wednesday that he’d consider a pay cut to stay with Rex Ryan’s club.
LaDainian Tomlinson was a key player in the Jets’ run to the AFC Championship game last season. With a stable of young running backs in New York, the surefire Hall of Famer is ready to take a back seat.
Mark Sanchez is hosting teammates in California for “Jets West” camp. Eli Manning wanted to keep his workouts closer to the Giants’ football home.