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Mark Sanchez

I'm Ready for My Jets Comeback

... If Jets Want Me Back

3/16/2014 9:57 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

031614_mark_sanchez_launchNY Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez says he's ready for battle -- telling TMZ Sports his shoulder feels great and he's focused on winning back his starting job ... if management keeps him around.

Sanchez was leaving a friend's birthday party at Katsuya in Hollywood this weekend when we asked him about the torn labrum in his throwing shoulder that ended his 2013 season.

"Shoulder feels great, already throwing and I'll be ready to go here soon," Sanchez says.

When asked how he would feel about leaving NYC to come play for a West Coast team, the former USC superstar smiled at the idea but says he's committed to NY ... at least for now.

"I do love the West Coast, but I'm a Jet for 2 more years at least on my contract," Mark said ... "I love being there. I love New York. I've had a ball there."

Sanchez says he felt like things were going great before the injury -- and believed he was solidifying his spot as the starter over Geno Smith -- but the injury screwed everything up.

As for his future, Sanchez seems to be realistic about the situation -- "I know management has some decisions to make in the next few days ... so we'll see what happens."

He adds, "Whatever happens, it'll be great."

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15 COMMENTS

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1.

Not So Mad Hatter    

Who do you hire to ask these questions? He obviously knows nothing about sports. San Francisco has a great quarterback in Colin Kaepernick. How could they use Sanchez other than as a back up? TMZ Sports is a joke.

164 days ago
2.

BLUE UGLY 💩    

Didn't he date the Spitzer hooker

164 days ago
3.

Comment king     

Apply yourself and book the appointment

164 days ago
4.

Vote2012    

This fool had his chance he blew it....no talent for the NFL...end of story.

164 days ago
5.

lourdgoogoo    

Why would any team want him to butt-fumble for them? He is not a good QB.

164 days ago
6.

briana09    

mark Sanchez will and always will be #1. where ever he goes he will be a great QB

164 days ago
7.

OK    

That ship has sailed.

163 days ago
8.

2-Bar Quack    

buttfumble... sorry, couldn't resist.

163 days ago
9.

briana09    

mark numero 1 piches negros guste aquien le gute

163 days ago
10.

jcventura84    

Mark Sanchez you are a jets and if management would get you weapons ARC Championship game here we come

162 days ago

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