Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez says he and receiver Santonio Holmes are on good terms, despite stories at the end of last season that the two were in a highly dysfunctional relationship.
But Sanchez also acknowledged that he didn’t do a good enough job in communicating with Holmes during the season, and he said he has already taken steps to change that during the offseason.
“I underachieved,” Sanchez told Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News. “I know there’s some things that I could have handled better with him and our communication.”
But now that they’ve talked, Sanchez says there are no doubts about his ability to work well with his No. 1 wide receiver.
“I know it can work between us,” Sanchez said. “It’s not a question of ‘if.’ It’s a matter of ‘when.’ And that’s now.”
With both Sanchez and Holmes contractually married to the Jets, it had better work now.