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Sanchez, Jets unready for prime time

The QB's play, and all the gimmicks, indicate this team can't compete with the elite

Updated: October 9, 2012, 3:48 AM ET
By Johnette Howard | ESPNNewYork.com

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The Jets wouldn't confess that all the gimmicks and gadget plays and gambles they used, to save themselves from the Monday night massacre everyone was predicting against the unbeaten Texans, were an admission that embattled quarterback Mark Sanchez and their feeble offense need this kind of extravagant propping up.

And in the end, despite throwing everything they could think of against the wall, the result was the same: Sanchez couldn't deliver the ...

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