Mark Sanchez Has Surgery On Shoulder: Jets Quarterback's Season Is Over
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NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Sanchez's season is over. It might be the end of his time with the New York Jets, too.
The maligned quarterback, who was once dubbed "The Sanchize" and drew early comparisons to Joe Namath, had season-ending surgery on his right shoulder Tuesday. The procedure, which repaired a torn labrum, was performed by Dr. James Andrews, the team announced. Sanchez, who hasn't played since being injured in the third preseason game, said he was advised by Andrews and other doctors to have surgery after seven weeks of rehabilitation.
"I'm very disappointed that I can't be out there to help my team on the field," Sanchez said in a statement, "but I'll continue to help our team in whatever capacity I can."
Whether that is the case beyond this season remains to be seen.
Sanchez, the team's top draft pick out of Southern California in 2009, helped lead the Jets to consecutive trips to the AFC championship game in his first two seasons. While his overall numbers w...
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