Mark Sanchez, Jets QB, Has Season-Ending Surgery: Report

October 8, 2013 6:54 pm Last Updated: July 18, 2015 5:18 pm

Mark Sanchez, the quarterback for the New York Jets, underwent surgery that effectively ended his season, reported ESPN’s Sportscenter.

Sanchez suffered an injury during the preseason.

His backup, top draft pick Geno Smith, was inserted as the starter for Sanchez.

Against the Atlanta Falcons in a win on Monday night, Smith passed for 199 yards on 16 of 20 attempts.