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Mark Sanchez

Mark Sanchez - #6 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 225 lbs.
Birthday 11/11/1986
Birthplace Mission Viejo, CA
College USC
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 1st round, 5th pick by Jets

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rating Yds TD
66.9 2883 13

Jets rookie DE Coples showing plenty of flashes

Posted Dec. 21, 2012 @ 2:37 p.m. ET
Early returns on Jets first-round DE Quinton Coples have been positive, and his play in practice has been improving.

Jets place WR Hill on I.R.

Posted Dec. 19, 2012 @ 7:39 p.m. ET
The Jets placed WR Stephen Hill on injured reserve and promoted DB Donnie Fletcher from the practice squad.

Jets announce QB McElroy will start Sunday

Posted Dec. 18, 2012 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
The Jets announced Tuesday that Greg McElroy will be the team’s starting quarterback in Sunday’s game against the Chargers.

Tuesday's 60-second rant: Win's a win for desperate Titans

Posted Dec. 18, 2012 @ 1:36 p.m. ET
The Titans' victory over the Jets was almost unwatchable, but you won't hear Mike Munchak or his staff apologizing for a win they desperately needed.

Titans end Jets' playoff hopes

Posted Dec. 17, 2012 @ 11:58 p.m. ET
Chris Johnson went 94 yards for the longest touchdown run in the NFL since 2006 and the Titans beat the Jets 14-10 on Monday night.

Jets claim WR Edwards

Posted Dec. 11, 2012 @ 5:12 p.m. ET
The Jets claimed WR Braylon Edwards on Tuesday, bringing the wideout back after he played the 2009-10 seasons with the Jets.

Jets DE Wilkerson turning it on in second season

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson has flown under the radar nationally, but he is having a huge season helping keep New York in the playoff hunt.

49ers-Seahawks flexed to SNF in Week 16

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 1:39 p.m. ET
The 49ers-Seahawks game in Week 16 has been flexed to be on "Sunday Night Football" on NBC.

AFC East Spin cycle: Pats romp, Jets stay alive

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 10:14 a.m. ET
The Patriots torched the Texans on Monday night, while the Jets, somehow, remain in the AFC wild-card hunt after beating the Jaguars.

Jets remain in hunt with win over Jaguars

Posted Dec. 09, 2012 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
Shonn Greene and Bilal Powell ran for short touchdowns and the Jets kept their postseason hopes alive with a 17-10 win over the Jaguars on Sunday.

FBI agents raid sites belonging to ex-Jet, brother

Posted Dec. 07, 2012 @ 11 a.m. ET
Federal, state and local agents searched Fort Wayne property belonging to former Jets OT Jason Fabini and a home owned by his brother.

Sanchez named Jets' starting QB for Week 14

Posted Dec. 05, 2012 @ 9:06 a.m. ET
Rex Ryan named Mark Sanchez the Jets’ starting quarterback for their Week 14 game against the Jaguars.

Tuesday's 60-second rant: McElroy the only decision for Ryan

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
Now that Rex Ryan has made the tough decision of yanking Mark Sanchez, he should make the easy one and start Greg McElroy Sunday.

AFC East Spin cycle: Patriots again reign supreme

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 1:58 p.m. ET
It's a familiar sight — the Patriots donning celebratory AFC East champion gear, with the rest of the division looking up at them.

Jets bench Sanchez, beat Cardinals

Posted Dec. 02, 2012 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
Third-stringer Greg McElroy stepped in for a struggling Mark Sanchez and energized the Jets to a 7-6 victory over the Cardinals on Sunday.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 19, 2013
Rex Ryan says Mark Sanchez will be the New York Jets' starting quarterback for "the first snap" in minicamp, but insists there will be an open competition at the position.||||||| The Jets coach says at the NFL meetings Tuesday that the team needs "to get better" at the position." Sanchez struggled mightily last year, and was benched in favor of third-stringer Greg McElroy for a game. New York brought in veteran David Garrard to compete with Sanchez for the job, and anything is possible with Ryan at the helm of this circus.
Posted Feb. 19, 2013
The Jets are hamstrung by the contract of Sanchez, who is coming off a miserable season but is guaranteed $8.25 million next season. He would cost the Jets a $17.1 million cap hit if they cut him.||||||| Sanchez will almost certainly be back, unless the Jets can trade him. If Sanchez returns, he will likely have to compete for the starting job, and the Jets will be in the market for a quarterback in free agency or the draft.
Posted Dec. 27, 2012
Greg McElroy has a concussion and will be replaced by Sanchez as the New York Jets' starting quarterback in the season finale at Buffalo on Sunday.||||||| Coach Rex Ryan says Thursday that McElroy, preparing to make his second NFL start in place of the benched Sanchez, was lifting weights and had headaches. Ryan says he chose to start Sanchez over Tim Tebow because the team has just two practices and a walkthrough to prepare before the game and he feels "more comfortable" with Sanchez. Sanchez was benched after turning the ball over five times at Tennessee on Dec. 17.
Posted Dec. 23, 2012
Sanchez and Tim Tebow are both active as Greg McElroy's backups in the New York Jets' regular-season home finale against the San Diego Chargers.||||||| It is the first time all season that Rex Ryan has had all three of his quarterbacks active for a game. By having all three available, Ryan avoids having to designate either Sanchez or Tebow as the No. 2 quarterback Sunday.
Posted Dec. 21, 2012
Sanchez knows he won't be the New York Jets' starting quarterback this week. The one-time face of the franchise won't say whether he thinks he'll be back with the team next season.||||||| Benched in favor of Greg McElroy for Sunday's game against San Diego, Sanchez said he hadn't thought about his future. He says that "I'm a Jet, and that's all I've known," despite the fact the team will consider all options with Sanchez - including a trade - in the offseason. Sanchez threw four interceptions and lost the football on the final offensive play as New York was eliminated from playoff contention with Monday night's 14-10 loss at Tennessee.

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