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Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez received death threats, racist insult via Twitter

New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez (6) calls play second quarter an NFL football game against Tennessee Titans Monday Dec.

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)

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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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