An item that you’d think would be handled with more urgency — if not BREAKING in all caps — has been mentioned almost as an aside.
Chris Mortensen just tweeted out what appeared to be a procedural note about the “failed physical” designation the Jets are using with former quarterback Mark Sanchez, saying it wouldn’t affect his next step — signing with the Eagles.
Oh, OK then. The Jets and Eagles swapped backup quarterbacks, and Sanchez won’t need to lose his green headbands.
The fact the news was treated so casually is unusual, since the Eagles haven’t otherwise been mentioned among the usual suspects for Sanchez.
The Eagles will want to take a long look at Sanchez’s surgically repaired shoulder, unless Mortensen has already checked that out for them too.