Mark Sanchez Placed on Injured Reserve-Designated to Return List by Jets

September 14, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The New York Jets have placed quarterback Mark Sanchez on injured reserve, according to Jets.com reporter Randy Lange:
The New York Jets have placed quarterback Mark Sanchez on Injured Reserve, Designated for Return.
The designation means that Sanchez will be eligible to return to practice after six weeks and will be eligible to return to the active roster after eight weeks from being placed on the reserve list.
Sanchez suffered a bruised right shoulder joint in the fourth quarter of the Jets' third preseason matchup against the New York Giants on Aug. 24. The fifth-year quarterback had been listed as day-to-day following the injury and hadn't practiced since going down.
In a conference call Saturday afternoon, general manager John Idzik said (per Lange), "Doing this is really in keeping with our primary goal to give Mark every chance to return to practice and play this season."
Sanchez was ruled out of New York's season opener against the T...

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