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Jets players rip 'lazy' Mark Sanchez, want Peyton

Posted on: January 11, 2012 9:27 am
Edited on: January 12, 2012 5:57 am
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Jets teammates rip into Sanchez anonymously on Wednesday. (Getty Images)
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By Will Brinson

As you've likely realized by now, Brian Schottenheimer is out as the offensive coordinator of the Jets and reports are that Tony Sparano's on his way in. So the team's in upheaval right now. It won't help matters that some Jets players anonymously and publicly ripped quarterback Mark Sanchez on Wednesday morning.


Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News has the story, and it's a doozy, with Jets players referring to Sanchez as "lazy," a "baby" and someone that can't win in New York.

Nightmare in New York

“We have to bring in another quarterback that will make him work at practice,” one player told Mehta. "He’s lazy and content because he knows he’s not going to be benched."

Mehta also writes that the "consensus among players" he spoke to is that the Jets need a change at quarterback, or at least a capable veteran to push Sanchez into better performances.

And the top choice for that veteran position seems to be ... Peyton Manning!

“We already have his coach — Tom Moore," one player, who Mehta calls well-respected, said. "Plus, he’s a field general and will get everyone lined up. He will get his playmakers the ball. We can win a Super Bowl with Peyton."

The issue with Peyton is that it's not as simple as "grabbing him and dumping Sanchez." First, Manning has to get cut/released/put on the trading block by the Colts. Then he has to want to come to the Jets.

Whatever, it could happen, but let's not put the cart before the horse, especially when it requires Manning wanting to play in the same locker room that just firmly shoved its current quarterback (and erstwhile leader) under the bus, calling him a "baby" in the process.

"They don’t want to be truthful with him," one player said about the way the team handled Sanchez. "They treat him like a baby instead of a man. He goes in a hole when someone tells him the truth."

See, looks like a really fun place to play. Come on down Peyton. But really, anonymously shredding the starting quarterback for a team -- besides being, ironically, lazy in its own right -- doesn't usually mean that there only needs to be one change.

UPDATED (7:33 p.m. ET): One of Sanchez's teammates has come to the rescue. That would be center Nick Mangold who tweeted today that Sanchez's accuser should "man up" and put his name with his criticism.

"That's just wrong," said Mangold, when asked today by ESPN about the comment that Sanchez was lazy. "I've never seen anybody work as hard as Mark has. I support him fully and I think the locker room does as well."

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Since: Mar 10, 2008
Posted on: January 11, 2012 11:23 pm
 

Jets players rip 'lazy' Mark Sanchez, want Peyton

Jets were never on same page even when they were winning,so doesnt surprise me... Its turned into an its not my fault team. Sans the only one all season that admited he had a bad game let alone a bad play so hes easy pickings. He can still go next year but if he doesnt return to previous years success or improve than you can start loooking for the next one. Brady or breess couldnt get that team on a roll this year to disfunctional from the get go.



Since: Sep 3, 2011
Posted on: January 11, 2012 11:18 pm
 

Jets players rip 'lazy' Mark Sanchez, want Peyton

the sad thing is it took a rookie on IR to say something first! 


brian8ball
Since: Aug 3, 2011
Posted on: January 11, 2012 11:14 pm
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brian8ball
Since: Aug 3, 2011
Posted on: January 11, 2012 11:13 pm
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Since: Jan 10, 2010
Posted on: January 11, 2012 10:55 pm
 

Jets players rip 'lazy' Mark Sanchez, want Peyton

i blame rex ryan....he runs his mouth every pre-season and puts a target on this teams back. every team in the NFL is chomping at the bit to get a piece of the jets. sanchez is a turnover machine and rex ryan does not have the balls to bench em for some reason? not to mention the 2 knuckleheads they have at WR. holmes has a temper tantrum every time he does not get the ball thrown to him. no team chemistry equals no playoffs.



Since: Feb 11, 2010
Posted on: January 11, 2012 10:45 pm
 

Jets players rip 'lazy' Mark Sanchez, want Peyton

Brian8ball is consistent in his delusion. He seemed funnier under his previous ID's, maybe when 8ball gets banned "the funny" will continue. 



Since: Oct 2, 2006
Posted on: January 11, 2012 10:43 pm
 

Jets players rip 'lazy' Mark Sanchez, want Peyton

No of course not. All I'm saying is you have backed off of your original posts(plural) in which you said the Pats would be one and done in the playoffs.


brian8ball
Since: Aug 3, 2011
Posted on: January 11, 2012 10:40 pm
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Since: Oct 2, 2006
Posted on: January 11, 2012 10:36 pm
 

Jets players rip 'lazy' Mark Sanchez, want Peyton

B8ball...so tell me again how the Patriots cheated this year?
NO they did not.But they have not anything either,they should beat the Bronco's but when they lose to the RAVENS,you will go into hiding like all Pat fan's do.Just like when the DRUNK SUX'S CHOKED and did not make the playoffs this year.One thing Boston fans know how do do is talk and last year when the JETS went to FOXBORO and made TOMEBRADY cry.you all went into hiding.

I've already told you on another thread, that is a lie ! I was here congratulating te Jets and their fans on their win at Foxboro in the 2010 playoffs.

And second, up until 5 days ago, you said the Pats would be ONE AND DONE(your caps, not mine) several times during the season. Now, you can sense you might be wrong and so you backtrack and say the Patriots won't get by the Ravens.



Since: Oct 5, 2007
Posted on: January 11, 2012 10:36 pm
 

Jets players rip 'lazy' Mark Sanchez, want Peyton

Brian crack head you are delusional - who would you rather have Brady or Sanchez?  Are you crazy?  Sure the Jets won (not Sanchez and the Pats lost) - keep telling me about the wins you have this year that goes a long way in the playoffs.  Ooooooooooops the Jets arent't there.  You settle for mediocre and try to get to the super bowl instead of getting your clueless organization in SHAPE! 

Don't blame the rest of the NFL teams for the Jet failures - I'll include you as a failure.

I do think the Bills will finish ahead of the Jets next year simply because of the mismanegement of the Jets.

Do you have both hands counting those wins for the Jets?  I have a third hand because we had that many


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