- Rich Cimini, ESPN New York Jets reporter
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Yep, he sure did. Edwards referred to the Jets' hierarchy as "idiots."
"I think it was kind of an emotional thing," Sanchez said Wednesday. "I saw his apology, too. I know he loved being here. He loved the guys in this locker room, he loved the people upstairs. It was more of a 'It's-my-guy, I'm-standing-up-for-him' kind of thing.
"Friendship-wise, sure, I appreciate it. Professionally, it's not my position to say. I feel sorry for the guy because he's really sorry about it. I appreciate his support, but he might have went a little overboard there."
On Tuesday, Edwards chimed in on the Jets' QB controversy, tweeting: "Don't blame Sanchez. I played there. Blame the idiots calling shots. Mark is a beast and will prove it when given a proper chance."
A few hours later, Edwards tweeted an apology, but the damage already had been done. He was waived by the Seahawks.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Mark Sanchez saw Braylon Edwards' now-infamous tweet. He appreciated the public support, but he said his former teammate went "a little overboard.