PFT: If Smith’s the starter, why wouldn’t Jets cut Sanchez?

Matt Grassie
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Geno Smith has reportedly widened the gap between himself and Mark Sanchez in the Jets' competition for the starting quarterback gig. The rookie's play during training camp has prompted some to suggest that New York cut Sanchez and avoid the media circus that would undoubtedly follow his likely demotion.

Mike Florio, however, thinks that Sanchez is a valuable piece for the Jets as a backup, but he warns against giving him too much preseason playing time.

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