Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez's status for the team's game against Atlanta remained uncertain Wednesday after he returned to practice for the first time since spraining his right knee.
Coach Rex Ryan said he wants to hold off on making a decision on a starter for the game Sunday until the team sees how Sanchez feels Thursday morning. Ryan said Sanchez felt good and looked good, but he doesn't want to rush the rookie back on the field.
Sanchez will be examined by team doctors Thursday to make sure there's no stiffness or swelling in the knee. Ryan would like to make a decision as soon as possible, but added that he might not even know for s