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Former Jet Erik Ainge: Mark Sanchez does dumb things like going streaking

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New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez has taken a lot of criticism this week after a couple of video clips hit the internet of him dancing around with two attractive young ladies and hanging his butt out. Some have argued that the 26-year-old was simply having some harmless fun, but most people feel that it wasn’t a good look for Sanchez.

One of Sanchez’s former teammates, quarterback Erik Ainge, told Metro New York on Thursday that “goofy” behavior is nothing new for the former USC star. In fact, he said he once had to smash a girl’s cell phone after she took a video or picture of Sanchez streaking at a party in 2009.

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How Did Jets Draft Self-Admitted Drug Addict Erik Ainge?

There’s an extremely interesting piece on ESPN New York written in the first person by Erik Ainge, the former Tennessee Vols quarterback. Ainge played four years at Tennessee and was drafted in 2008 by the Jets. He was suspended four games for violating the league’s drug policy in 2008 and missed all of last season because he was in rehab.

Ainge opened up about his personal problems in the article and revealed he’s been using drugs consistently for most of his adult life. Here’s a sample of what he says about himself:

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