“This is my opinion,” Ryan said, “and I believe that sometimes you don’t need to sit a guy for ‘X’ amount of games.”
Now, Ryan has sent the message to Sanchez: perform or else. And Sanchez gets another shot to save his job this season — and his status as the Jets’ franchise quarterback.
“This kind of thing affects people’s lives and careers,” Sanchez said. “It’s not just, ‘Oh, man. Bummer.’ It’s not like that. This is serious.”