New York Jets' David Lee: 'Mark Sanchez struggling with toe injury'

New York Jets' Mark Sanchez in action on August 17, 2013
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New York Jets quarterbacks coach David Lee reveals that quarterback Mark Sanchez is playing through the pain barrier with a toe injury.

New York Jets quarterbacks coach David Lee has revealed that Mark Sanchez is struggling with a toe injury.

Sanchez is currently in a battle with second round draft pick Geno Smith for the starting job for Rex Ryan's side this season.

Lee told reporters: "They are digging a hole in Mark Sanchez's toe big enough to pull a half dollar out of it because he has got some nail that's infected. He doesn't blink, he doesn't tell me."

The Jets face Cleveland Browns in their regular season opener on September 8.

Geno Smith #7 of the New York Jets warms up before their preseason game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at MetLife Stadium on August 17, 2013
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