Contact Us

Mark Sanchez To Start Sunday

Rex Ryan plans on starting Mark Sanchez in the final regular-season game against the Buffalo Bills despite a sore throwing shoulder.Mark Sanchez played well against the Chicago Bears last week despite a shoulder injury he suffered against the Pittsburgh Steelers.  The injury could be due to minor cartilage damage.

Rex Ryan indicated after the Bears’ game that he wouldn’t start Sanchez against the Bills this Sunday.  After a good week of practice, Rex has changed his mind.

Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

This is a bad idea to start Sanchez.  Starting Sanchez, and playing him for most of the game, would be a mistake.  He’s not completely healthy.  Why risk further injury, or any injury for that matter?

If Sanchez only plays a portion of the game, do you really gain a lot?  It’s not mandatory for Sanchez to develop a rhythm against the Bills.  It’s not going to automatically translate into a rhythm for Sanchez and the Jets come playoff time.

Michael Vick got banged up against the Minnesota Vikings earlier this week.  He’s not starting on Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys.  Rex Ryan should take a page from Andy Reid’s book on this one. 

It’s called risk / reward.  The reward of playing Sanchez for a few series against the Bills, doesn’t outweigh the risk of a potential injury.  Good luck trying to find a rhythm in the playoffs if that happens.

More from 104.5 The Team

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://1045theteam.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 104.5 The Team ESPN Radio quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on 104.5 The Team ESPN Radio quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!