Sanchez probable for Thursday night

Jets coach Rex Ryan has said that quarterback Mark Sanchez “absolutely” will play on Thursday night against the Bills in Buffalo.

According to the injury report, its virtually certain that Sanchez will play.

Sanchez is listed as “probable” for the Thursday night game.  He fully participated in practice on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Also for the Jets, cornerback Dwight Lowery (ankle), cornerback Donald Strickland (concussion), and guard Robert Turner (knee) are out.  Defensive end Shaun Ellis (knee), tackle D’Brickashaw Ferguson (hamstring), safety Jim Leonhard (thumb), linebacker Calvin Pace (shoulder), and safety Eric Smith (back) are probable.

For the Bills, tackle Demetrius Bell (knee), defensive tackle John McCargo (calf), and cornerback Ashton Youboty (ankle) are out.  Safety Jairus Byrd (groin) and cornerback Terrence McGee (knee) are questionable.