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Jets right to bench Wayne Hunter

Gang Green made the right move, but one must ask: How did things get this far?

Updated: August 25, 2012, 7:52 AM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

Eight months after he told teammate Santonio Holmes to "Get the bleep" out of the huddle on that fateful day in Miami, Wayne Hunter received the same treatment Thursday morning from his bosses. They didn't use those words, of course, but Hunter -- the most vilified offensive lineman in recent memory -- is out at right tackle for the New York Jets. Journeyman Austin Howard will start Sunday night against the Carolina Panthers, and it's his job to lose as the regular season approaches.

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