Mark Sanchez put on short-term IR

Updated: September 14, 2013, 10:40 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPN.com

Ten days after indicating they had no plans to put Mark Sanchez on injured reserve, the New York Jets reversed field Saturday and placed the former starting quarterback on short-term IR -- meaning he is eligible to return after eight weeks.

Sanchez, who has a labral tear in his throwing shoulder, said during a conference call Saturday that he agrees with the decision. Sanchez said he will take a conservative, non-surgical approach, although neither he nor general manager John Idzik ruled ...

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