Just a day after our report that New York Jets WR Santonio Holmes was growing frustrated with the team, going so far as to publicly call out both the offensive line for their lack of production and coverage for QB Mark Sanchez, and Sanchez himself for getting the ball out too late, a critic has emerged, saying that Holmes had no right to do what he did.
Jets Hall of Fame QB Joe Namath.
Speaking to ESPN 1050, Namath said Holmes’ comments are better left in-house.
“That was a mistake, it surely was,” Namath said. “For Holmes, as a captain, to go outside, to the media, and start pointing fingers. . . . I mean, he’s right about the ball getting out late to him [on Sanchez's third-quarter interception], and he’s right about the offensive line, but that can create a problem in the locker room. . . . That divisiveness can bury a team. They’ve got to correct that right away.”
But Namath didn’t stop there. There was more to come…