Jets cut Sanchez; sign Vick

Jets cut Sanchez; sign Vick
March 21, 2014, 7:00 pm
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The Jets on Friday ended one misguided experiment and began another.

Gang Green officially announced that they had released Mark Sanchez, the fifth overall pick in the 2009 NFL draft, and signed Michael Vick to a one-year deal.

The Jets thought they had drafted their franchise quarterback, but it quickly became clear that he lacked the skills and/or consistency to lead the team.

New York inexplicably gave Sanchez a contract extension in 2012 and then drafted Geno Smith in 2013, effectively ending Sanchez's time in green.

Meanwhile, the Jets agreed to a one-year deal with Vick, the first overall pick in the 2001 draft.

Vick figures to challenge Smith for the starting gig ensuring another pre-season circus in Jets camp.