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Jets sign Vick, release Sanchez

  • FILE - In a Dec. 22, 2013 file photo, Philadelphia Eagles' Michael Vick warms up before the first half of an NFL football game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Chicago Bears, in Philadelphia. The New York Jets signed quarterback Michael Vick and released Mark Sanchez on Friday, March 21, 2014. Vick was a free agent after spending the last five seasons with the Phialdelphia Eagles. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

    FILE - In a Dec. 22, 2013 file photo, Philadelphia Eagles' Michael Vick warms up before the first half of an NFL football game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Chicago Bears, in Philadelphia. The New York Jets signed quarterback Michael Vick and released Mark Sanchez on Friday, March 21, 2014. Vick was a free agent after spending the last five seasons with the Phialdelphia Eagles. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

  • FILE - In a Dec. 22, 2013 file photo, Philadelphia Eagles' Michael Vick warms up before the first half of an NFL football game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Chicago Bears, in Philadelphia. The New York Jets signed quarterback Michael Vick and released Mark Sanchez on Friday, March 21, 2014. Vick was a free agent after spending the last five seasons with the Phialdelphia Eagles. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

    FILE - In a Dec. 22, 2013 file photo, Philadelphia Eagles' Michael Vick warms up before the first half of an NFL football game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Chicago Bears, in Philadelphia. The New York Jets signed quarterback Michael Vick and released Mark Sanchez on Friday, March 21, 2014. Vick was a free agent after spending the last five seasons with the Phialdelphia Eagles. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

  • FILE - In a Dec. 22, 2013 file photo, Philadelphia Eagles' Michael Vick warms up before the first half of an NFL football game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Chicago Bears, in Philadelphia. The New York Jets signed quarterback Michael Vick and released Mark Sanchez on Friday, March 21, 2014. Vick was a free agent after spending the last five seasons with the Phialdelphia Eagles. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
  • FILE - In a Dec. 22, 2013 file photo, Philadelphia Eagles' Michael Vick warms up before the first half of an NFL football game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Chicago Bears, in Philadelphia. The New York Jets signed quarterback Michael Vick and released Mark Sanchez on Friday, March 21, 2014. Vick was a free agent after spending the last five seasons with the Phialdelphia Eagles. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

The New York Jets signed quarterback Michael Vick and released Mark Sanchez yesterday.

The Sanchez move comes as no surprise. He competed for the starting quarterback job with rookie Geno Smith last season in training camp, but the competition was cut short when Sanchez injured his right shoulder in a preseason game.

He missed all of last season recovering from surgery.

Vick was a free agent after playing for the Eagles for the last five seasons.

The Jets traded up in the 2009 draft to pick Sanchez No. 5 overall out of Southern California. He became a starter as a rookie and led the Jets to the AFC championship game in his first two seasons.

Sanchez threw for 12,092 yards and 68 touchdowns, with 69 interceptions, in 62 career games.

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