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Mark Sanchez: Shoulder surgery went 'really well'

Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez posted a photo of

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Mark Sanchez hasn't been spotted by the media since the Jets' dramatic win Monday night against the Falcons. But the Jets quarterback checked in with his fans via social media on Thursday.

Sanchez posted an Instagram photo of his medical bracelet with his name, date of birth and surgery date -- Oct. 8.

"Surgery went really well...," wrote Sanchez, who underwent season-ending...

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Geno Smith named AFC's Offensive Player of the Week

Geno Smith throws a pass as he warms

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Geno Smith’s performance Monday night paced the Jets to a stunning 30-28 upset over the Atlanta Falcons on the road. But it also earned the Jets quarterback the AFC’s Offensive Player of the Week award for Week 5.

He now joins RGIII as the only NFL rookie quarterbacks in 20 years to win POW honors in the first five weeks of the season.

Smith went 16-of-20 for 199 yards and three touchdowns....

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Rex Ryan enjoying the peace and quiet

Rex Ryan talks to reporters during training camp

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Jets coach Rex Ryan spent four seasons stirring the pot to the point it bubbled over with criticism and chaos as his team’s fortunes went south the past two seasons. That continued throughout the training-camp quarterback controversy this summer between injured incumbent Mark Sanchez and rookie replacement Geno Smith.

But the Jets’ surprising 2-1 start combined with the Giants going into crisis...

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Patriots' Danny Amendola, Rob Gronkowski out vs. Jets

New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola makes

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As expected, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will be without his top three targets for Thursday night's matchup with the Jets.

Wide receiver Danny Amendola (groin) and tight end Rob Gronkowski are both inactive, along with running back Shane Vereen -- who was placed on injured reserve (with a designation to return) after undergoing wrist surgery.

Also inactive for the Patriots: RB Brandon...

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Jeremy Kerley officially out vs. Patriots

Jets wide receiver Jeremy Kerley (11) catches a

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As expected, the Jets have ruled out slot receiver Jeremy Kerley for Thursday night's game in Foxborough. 

He was diagnosed Monday with a concussion, prompting the team to re-sign wideout Ben Obomanu.

OLB Quinton Coples (ankle) also has been ruled out, along with QB Mark Sanchez. The fifth-year quarterback told reporters Monday that getting a second opinion on his injured right...

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Geno Smith excited to be part of Jets-Pats rivalry

Geno Smith warms up before a game against

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Geno Smith can't wait to be a part of the highly-publicized rivalry between the Jets and New Englad Patriots.

He's witnessed the tension from afar, but now, the rookie quarterback will have a front row seat for all the excitement and aggression that exists between the AFC rivals.

"From an outside view, it’s always been one of the best rivalries in the NFL," said Smith, who...

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Mark Sanchez: Woody's 'protect yourself' comment a 'non-issue'

Mark Sanchez warms up before a game against

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Woody Johnson raised eyebrows last week when he hinted Mark Sanchez was partly to blame for his shoulder injury.

But the veteran quarterback didn't seem bothered by the comments -- at least publicly -- when pressed Monday for a response.

"Listen, I wasn’t there for the interview," Sanchez said. "I’ve talked to Woody plenty since then. It’s really a non-issue."

During...

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Rex: Geno to start vs. NE; Sanchez to get 2nd opinion

Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets

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Rex Ryan confirmed the obvious Monday: Rookie Geno Smith will start Thursday night’s game against the Patriots.

Despite an uneven performance in Sunday’s regular-season opener against the Bucs, the rookie quarterback impressed with his poise and his field vision. But truth be told, the Jets have no other choice but to start Smith.

Mark Sanchez – their fifth-year quarterback who competed...

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Source: Mark Sanchez injury has conflicting reports

Mark Sanchez warms up before a game against

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The Jets brass has insisted Mark Sanchez’s shoulder injury is a day-to-day setback. But, to no surprise, reports indicate the quarterback’s injury is far more severe than the organization has let on.

About an hour before the game, ESPN’s Chris Mortensen tweeted Sanchez will get a second opinion this week from noted orthopedic surgeon, Dr. James Andrews, because doctors believe Sanchez has...

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Jets release Brady Quinn

New quarterback Brady Quinn smiles as he answers

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**Updated**

As expected, the Jets released Brady Quinn and likely will re-sign him in the coming days.

In a corresponding move, they promoted linebacker Danny Lansanah from the practice squad.

The veteran quarterback was signed on Monday after the team cut ties with backup Graham Harrell. But by releasing Quinn prior to the 4 p.m. roster deadline Saturday, they avoid having to...

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