Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez received death threats, racist insult via Twitter
SUN-TIMES STAFF December 18, 2012 5:07PM
New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez (6) calls a play in the second quarter of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
Updated: December 18, 2012 6:23PM
New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez has received multiple death threats and a racist comment from one individual via Twitter, which led to the NFL contacting the team.
Someone with the Twitter handle @BraveGrancru has tweeted racist and threatening comments, which are posted below. (WARNING - TWEETS CONTAIN EXPLICIT LANGUAGE)
The tweets began during the Jets’ 14-10 loss to the Titans on Sunday. Sanchez threw four interceptions and fumbled to all but close out the game for the Jets.
According to @BraveGrancru’s Twitter timeline, which is still active, he has received multiple calls from media outlets regarding this matter.
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