|Jets sign QB Garrard to push Sanchez|
|Written by Admin|
|Monday, 11 March 2013 13:44|
Garrard has not played in the NFL since 2010.
Garrard started 76 games in nine seasons with Jacksonville. He played in the 2009 Pro Bowl.
The Jets have been seeking a veteran to play behind Sanchez, who comes off the worst season of his four-year NFL career. They soured on Tim Tebow last season and Tebow barely played.
Earlier Monday, new offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg said Sanchez ``will probably have just a little bit of a leg up'' in the team's quarterback competition.
Garrard is the first major roster addition made by the Jets' new general manager, John Idzik.