"Anonymous guys have no credibility," Johnson said. "Anonymous guys don't speak for the organization."
Johnson would not say whether he regretted making the trade with Denver to bring in Tebow, preferring to not comment on individual players. But he did discuss Sanchez, who is mired in a slump that has had many calling for Tebow to replace him.
"Mark is a player on the team," Johnson said. "We're going to evaluate him as we do the other players. He'll be evaluated just like anybody else."
It was a curiously lukewarm assessment by Johnson, who later was more supportive when he was asked if he still views Sanchez as the franchise quarterback.
"He is our franchise quarterback," he said. "I don't 'view' him that way — that's what he is."
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