NEW YORK (WFAN/AP) — Jets fans can breathe a sigh of relief.
New York quarterback Mark Sanchez told Boomer & Carton on Friday morning that he won’t need surgery on his injured right shoulder.READ MORE: Max Scherzer Says Owner Steve Cohen's Commitment To Winning Is Big Reason Why He Signed With Mets
“Each week, as things progressed, it just got a little better,” Sanchez said. “That was the most encouraging part to the doctors.”
Sanchez said the prognosis on his shoulder was “absolutely” a major relief.
“After the season we got another MRI, looked at the film. Dr. Montgomery, our team doctor, sent it to some other doctors and they all agreed that this isn’t the right time for surgery,” said Sanchez.'I Want Justice For Him:' Father Of Zayid Muthana, Bodega Owners Call For Protection After 18-Year-Old Shot At Family Store In Brooklyn
Now for the hard part – rehab.
“You can’t just sit around, but you’ve gotta actively rest it and rehab it.”
Sanchez was injured when the Jets won at Pittsburgh on Dec. 19, but the shoulder wasn’t a factor in New York’s run to the AFC championship game. The Jets lost the title game to the Steelers, who play Green Bay in the Super Bowl on Sunday.
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