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Woody Johnson and New York Jets Risking Too Much in Mark Sanchez Deal

Published by on April 26, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

Last summer, when the Jets were successful in ridding themselves of Chad Pennington in a trade that brought in Brett Favre, owner Woody Johnson professed that he would never again have a weak-armed quarterback start for his ball club.

That proclimation didn't last long.

On Saturday afternoon, the Jets pulled off a Mike Ditka-like performance, trading all of their day one draft selections, highly touted prospect quarterback Brett Ratliff, defensive end Kenyon Coleman, and safety Abram Elam to the Cleveland Browns, in order to move from No. 17 to No. 5 to nab quarterback Mark Sanchez of USC.

According to Randy Lange of New York Jets.com, Johnson "bounced out of the team's draft room, his face lit up ...

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