Was Ainge return related to Sanchez addition?

Rich Cimini had an interesting take on Erik Ainge's return to the Jets this week.

"Erik Ainge is back. Did anyone know he was missing?

"The second-year quarterback, who missed a big chunk of the off-season program because of a mysterious "personal" reason (Rex Ryan's word), returned a couple of days ago, according to the Jets.

"Do you think his return is tied to the fact that the Jets drafted a QB in the first round (some guy named Sanchez) and signed a rookie free agent (Harvard's Chris Pizzotti)? I'm just throwing that out there."

We can only hope Ainge didn't return because the Jets added two quarterbacks. Since Ainge was dealing with a personal issue, it probably wouldn't be healthy to cut short his time dealing with it because competition was added.

It sounds like Ainge was handling a serious personal crisis. From a humane standpoint, let's hope that he has overcome what was troubling him. That is more important than a QB competition that honestly really isn't one.

And JC did notice Ainge was missing. We think he's a pretty good QB prospect.


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