Jets QB Sanchez to wear knee brace

Posted Aug. 25, 2010 @ 11:43 a.m.
Posted By PFW staff

Mark Sanchez avoided a scare last Saturday when a Panthers player almost rolled into the quarterback's surgically repaired knee. The Jets don't have to worry about any more incidents with their franchise QB — Sanchez will wear a protective brace on his knee.

The second-year QB, who had his left knee surgically repaired in February, wore a brace in college after dislocating his kneecap.

"It's not even worth having other problems. My knee feels great. It's just a precautionary thing," he said.

Sanchez, who consulted with veteran backup QB Mark Brunell before adding the brace, most likely will wear the brace for the rest of his career.


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