As far as Sanchez is concerned, there’s no way he won’t be out there under center against Tampa Bay at MetLife Stadium in the season opener.
He didn’t practice Friday because he’s still recovering from a serious foot injury that sidelined him for most of last season. And he isn’t sure when — or even if — he’ll play this season.
For the vast majority of the past 40 years the Jets have gotten the quarterback position all wrong. That doesn’t have to be the case this time around.
Darrelle Revis is long gone. So is Tim Tebow. And so are several other players from last year’s dismal Jets team. It’s time to start fresh at Camp Cortland.
Idzik needs to have a short list of candidates to replace Ryan and his coaching staff. If you see six other teams hire their head coach before the Jets do next offseason, you’ll know Idzik is not prepared.
Smith has many issues, but footwork is the biggest. He is struggling to understand the mechanics, and that leads to overall sloppiness. He is not ready to play right now, and he’ll have to pick it up quite a bit if he is going to be able to contribute this year.
Holmes has been out since last September, when he broke his left foot. He spoke Wednesday about his long recovery and “learning to walk again.”
Mark Sanchez or Geno Smith? Rex Ryan is in no rush to decide.
Sanchez is “planning on starting” this season as the New York Jets’ quarterback despite being in what’s expected to be a tight competition with rookie Geno Smith.
Sanchez threw three interceptions, and Geno Smith talked about all the improvements he needs to make. Yeah, this quarterback competition sure has a long way to go.
A quick settlement will have a two-fold benefit. First and foremost, it will allow the chosen one — and yes, put that in quotes if you wish — a maximum of first-unit snaps during camp.
“Whoever they bring in, I don’t care,” McKnight said on Thursday in the locker room. “You understand that? I don’t care who they bring in. They’ll have to kill me to take my spot.”
Garrard is out of the Jets’ quarterback competition. A person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Wednesday that Garrard plans to retire because of lingering knee issues.
Mark Sanchez spoke for more than 20 minutes about the New York Jets’ crowded quarterback situation, saying all the right things throughout. Yes, he believes he’ll be the starter, and yes, he looks forward to the competition.
Geno Smith is ready to work and confident he’ll become the Jets’ franchise quarterback.