Over the past six months, we have wondered exactly how Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez felt about the New York Jets' trade for polarizing quarterback Tim Tebow. Over the past few days, we have begun to get some answers, or at least some insight.
We learned from wide receiver Santonio Holmes (via ESPN) that Sanchez's initial reaction to the trade was to say, "Wow, how did this happen?"
None of this is to say that Sanchez thinks the trade was entirely to sell seats, but it is fair to wonder what the primary motivating factor was behind the trade.
Sanchez has been inconsistent throughout his first three years in the league, so solidifying the backup quarterback position may have been a wise move, but not at the expense of bolstering the offense with a formidable right tackle or equipping Sanchez with weapons at the skill positions. We know the Jets defensive backfield agrees on that much.
Here are more must-read articles from around the AFC East.
Greg Bedard of The Boston Globe talks about the Patriots rebuilding of their offense over the past few seasons, and what prompted the changes.
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Manish Mehta of the Daily News writes that Mark Sanchez initially reacted to the Jets' trade for Tim Tebow by saying, "Wow, how did this happen?"
Mark Ludwiczak of CBS Sports points out that the Bills offensive line is getting healthy at just the right time.
Tim Graham of The Buffalo News writes about Jim Kelly's change of heart toward Tim Tebow: Where once the Bills courted the quarterback, they now hope for the Messiah to lead to the Jets' demise.
Brian Miller of PhinPhanatic points out that the Dolphins lack talent to show for their heavy spending.
Erik Frenz is the AFC East lead blogger for Bleacher Report. Be sure to follow Erik on Twitter and "like" the AFC East blog on Facebook to keep up with all the updates. Unless specified otherwise, all quotes are obtained firsthand.