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    Time to lose the knee brace,Mark..

    Why does mark still wear the knee brace?...Serious question, does anyone here know why he still wears it...I remember his rookie year he hurt it and we went in to the "slide" mode..But has there been recent damage to the knee?..If not he needs to get rid of it and start using his legs...

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    Agreed, if he takes off the knee brace tomorrow I see the season being turned around. Rex/Tanny jobs are safe. JI community backs up from the cliff and decides to line up for some PSLs.

    Right.

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    idk, but i do remember watching him at USC-- and i swear to God, EVERYONE on the team had a knee brace on including all the lineman... take that for what it worth... not much lol.

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    I'm pretty sure he wears it for additional stability of the knee that he had repaired a couple of years ago. It was a subluxation suffered originally in college, not that unusual to wear stabilization braces to prevent it from occurring again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jets80 View Post
    Why does mark still wear the knee brace?...Serious question, does anyone here know why he still wears it...I remember his rookie year he hurt it and we went in to the "slide" mode..But has there been recent damage to the knee?..If not he needs to get rid of it and start using his legs...
    Why do a number of football players wear knee braces?

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    If hes this bad with the knee brace, think of how bad he would be wothout it.

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    bad knee = weak knee = knee brace for stability and injury protection. No
    big deal. Lots of players wear knee braces.
    Last edited by SONNY WERBLIN; 11-17-2012 at 03:29 PM.

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    so the knee brace is the problem?

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    He started wearing it in college.

    I think the one he wears now is much bulkier. I guess his knee has gotten worse with age. He also injured it during his rookie season which cost him a game.

    Some OL wear them even if they don't need them. They add stability and prevent lateral movement of the joints/tendons.
    Last edited by DDNYjets; 11-17-2012 at 03:33 PM.

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    It's time to lose Mark

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    Quote Originally Posted by Untouchable View Post
    It's time to lose Mark
    And now starting at QB for the New York Jets...


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    The old USFL required all offensive lineman to wear knee braces. It is just an extra layer of protection.

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    Dont you remember, he quit wearing it his second season, took a brady shot and Rex made him start wearing it again. Here it is:
    http://www.nj.com/jets/index.ssf/201...ar_a_knee.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by DDNYjets View Post
    He started wearing it in college.

    I think the one he wears now is much bulkier. I guess his knee has gotten worse with age. He also injured it during his rookie season which cost him a game.

    Some OL wear them even if they don't need them. They add stability and prevent lateral movement of the joints/tendons.
    Will the knee become a problem in 2022 when he is finally developed as a NFL QB?

    Dont want to go dumping the fiture of the team on him if his knee is iffy.

    Who cares that he is a scared , off target, pick 6 machine on the field, were gonna need that knee healthy for the playoff push of '22.

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    Mark had a patella dislocation.. sometimes that's a freak injury, other times it can be due to genetics (I've also had the injury and it's probability is higher for me due to the mechanics of my knee). A knee brace doesn't do anything to hinder play.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shuler82 View Post
    Mark had a patella dislocation.. sometimes that's a freak injury, other times it can be due to genetics (I've also had the injury and it's probability is higher for me due to the mechanics of my knee). A knee brace doesn't do anything to hinder play.
    Sure it can, it can be adjusted to protect the mobility or lack there of in the bending of the knee although they are much improved from my Lenox Hill Joe Namath brace I would much rather not have to wear a brace.

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    Okay just stop it.


    Whether Mark wears a Knee Brace or not is not the reason for his crappy QB-play this year.

    Nice thread.

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    My college required all lineman to wear knee braces...Syracuse. Don't know if they still do but they did during the Macpherson/Pasqualoni era.

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    Can we put a brace on his arm... might improve his accuracy

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    Quote Originally Posted by JetBidi View Post
    Can we put a brace on his arm... might improve his accuracy
    Maybe if we put a brace on Sparano's fugly head, he might start making better playcalls....

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