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Gang must show Sanchez some love

Big-time playmaker -- wideout or running back -- should be priority for Jets at draft

Updated: April 23, 2012, 9:09 AM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

The New York Jets gave Mark Sanchez a pat on the rear and a contract extension, but they've yet to provide what he really needs: a better supporting cast.

The offense that collapsed at the end of last season is the offense that still resides in Florham Park, N.J., sans Plaxico Burress and LaDainian Tomlinson. If anything, the Jets have made it tougher on Sanchez, bringing in the phenomenon that is Tim Tebow to take some of his snaps when they shift to the Wildcat.

The Jets say ...

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