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Trade Sanchez for Vick? No Way

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Woody Johnson is going to get a bad case of indigestion when he finds out how much of Mark Sanchez’s contract he must eat if the Jets find a team that wants to trade for him. The final bill will go down easier with a glass of wine or a shot of tequila.

But nothing will ease the pain if the Jets compound the problem by signing Michael Vick, thankfully a former dogfighter but unfortunately a former great player. Vick would, however, fit right into the Jets’ three-ring circus and replace the soon-to-be-departed Tim Tebow as the main attraction.

 

The Daily News has learned the Jets will explore the trade market for Sanchez now that he has lost his job to third-stringer Greg McElroy, who has seven career passing attempts and 29 yards on his quarterback resume,...

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