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Sanchez says Jets brought the circus on themselves

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ORCHARD PARK, NY - DECEMBER 30: Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets audibles during an NFL game against the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium on December 30, 2012 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

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As the Jets appear to be headed toward a Tim Tebow-less existence, the other quarterback appears to be more willing to speak up.

Mark Sanchez seemed to point the finger for the circus atmosphere at the team itself, in a radio interview with Fox Sports Radio’s Petros and Money show.

“I just don’t know if it was the best situation for either of us, but you play with the cards you are dealt with and do the very best you can,” Sanchez said of the round-the-clock Tebow coverage, via Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News. “Well, I think part of that, too, is ESPN didn’t necessarily sneak in overnight at our training camp. They had to get permission to go. You can avoid that stuff on your own if you like, in my opinion, but he’s a popular guy and people gravitate towards the guy.

“He’s a special person and a heck of a competitor, so people want to know what’s going on, but that’s all I got on that.”

That’s actually quite enough, Mark.

Sanchez went on to talk about having a good working relationship with Tebow, and by all accounts, that’s easy to believe.

But he can also be a little sore with his bosses for creating a near-impossible situation.