Jets owner: Santonio Holmes to stay

Updated: January 19, 2012, 5:09 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Santonio Holmes quit on the New York Jets, several teammates have said, but the Jets aren't going to quit on him.

Despite a well-documented rift with Mark Sanchez that became the focal point of a dysfunctional locker room, the mercurial wide receiver will return to the Jets for the 2012 season, owner Woody Johnson said Thursday.

"He may be one of the best players we've ever had here," Johnson said during a 30-minute sitdown with beat writers at the team's facility.

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