Contact Us

Jets’ Mark Sanchez Will Start Against Baltimore, Despite Broken Nose

Mark Sanchez Broken Nose
Getty Images

Add the New York Jets’ Mark Sanchez to the list of battered, high-profile NFL quarterbacks playing through injuries in 2011.

Sanchez had his nose broken on a hit to the face by Raiders linebacker Kamerion Wimbley in the second half of the Jets’ 34-24 loss at Oakland on Sunday. He still plans to start this week against the Ravens in Baltimore, though, the Associated Press reports.

“It’s probably ‘minor’ to everybody else, but probably more than that to him,” Jets coach Rex Ryan said of Sanchez’s latest injury. “If we got our nose broke, we’d probably think it was more than minor. That happens. He got hit in the nose, but the thing I love about Mark is how competitive he is.”

Sanchez finished the game against Oakland wearing a protective visor, which he will wear on Sunday and until further notice. He’s not the only star quarterback currently playing through pain.

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo got past a fractured rib to beat the Redskins on Monday night, while Michael Vick hasn’t finished either of his two games for the Philadelphia Eagles. Vick suffered a concussion and bruised hand, against Atlanta and the New York Giants, respectively. Vick is likely to start on Sunday against San Francisco.

[Associated Press]

Best of Z94

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Z Army quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Z Army contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.