The Jets head coach delivered quote after quote on Tuesday, sounding as confident as ever after finishing last season with a surprising 8-8 record.
On the heels of Mark Sanchez’s farewell, Craig declared the now-former Jets QB to be one of the best to ever lace ’em up for Gang Green — discuss amongst yourselves.
Well, that didn’t take long. Three days after being released by the Jets, Mark Sanchez appears to be on the verge of finding a new home.
Some Jets fans who are also dog lovers and animal advocates were not happy to hear the news that quarterback Michael Vick has been signed to the team.
The New York Jets have released quarterback Mark Sanchez, as expected. But wait, there’s more!
The Jets’ decision Friday evening to cut quarterback Mark Sanchez and sign Michael Vick marked the end of an era for fans.
Jets fans need to buckle up, because once free agency officially begins at 4 p.m. on Tuesday there’s no telling how different the team will look in a relatively short period of time.
There was a time when Santonio Holmes was beloved by the Jets’ fan base. He was as clutch as they come. Now, he’s as unemployed as they come.
The move with Antonio Cromartie could be just the first of a few high-profile players being released this offseason by the Jets.
As far as the fans and many in the media go, it is almost a foregone conclusion that Mark Sanchez will not return to the Jets for a sixth season. And yet it may not be that simple. Nor, frankly, should it be.
“Let’s just let it play out,” Ryan told reporters on Thursday at the NFL Combine. “I always want guys back … (Would) I want him back? Absolutely.”
He may not be a Jet next season, but Mark Sanchez will likely be 100 percent healthy.
Don’t expect Mark Sanchez to go the way of Tim Tebow. The quarterback apparently won’t have much trouble finding a job if he’s cut by the Jets this offseason.
New York’s most popular backup quarterback will be sticking around in 2014. The Jets have extended Matt Simms’ contract through next season, according to the New York Daily News.
“We will always look to improve every position in any manner we can and that doesn’t change going into 2014,” John Idzik said. “We’ll look at quarterbacks. Yes, we’ll look at quarterbacks.”