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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 sign QB Garrard

Posted March 11, 2013 @ 7:57 p.m. ET
The Jets added QB David Garrard to the fold, signing the nine-year veteran on Monday.

Report: Jets will not retain QB coach Cavanaugh

Posted Jan. 07, 2013 @ 6:38 p.m. ET
The Jets parted ways with quarterbacks coach Matt Cavanaugh, according to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News

Insider: Sanchez not a pressure player

Posted Dec. 30, 2012 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
An NFL insider says the Jets were mistaken in their belief that Mark Sanchez would thrive in the New York market.

McElroy out, Sanchez back in for Week 17

Posted Dec. 27, 2012 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
Jets QB Greg McElroy is being evaluated for a concussion and will not play in the season finale. Mark Sanchez will start against the Bills.

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.

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.

Ugly loss 'hard to fathom' for Jets coach Rex Ryan

Posted Nov. 23, 2012 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
Jets coach Rex Ryan addressed the team's embarrassing Thanksgiving-night loss in a conference call on Friday.

Tebow's rib injury brings more questions to Jets' QB situation

Posted Nov. 23, 2012 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
Tim Tebow was active with a rib injury on Thursday night, which made observers wonder about the status of No. 3 QB Greg McElroy.

Change, desperation in air for three teams

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 12:03 p.m. ET
The Eagles, Jets and Chargers might have reached the point of no return; examining the Cowboys' losing culture; and more from Week Eight.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Who is the second-best team in the AFC East?

Posted Oct. 24, 2012 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
In a muddled AFC, the team that finishes second in the AFC East could snag a wild-card berth, but it's hard to decipher which team that will be.

AFC East Spin cycle: Patriots rally after another blown lead

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
The Patriots took over first place in the AFC East after edging the Jets and the Dolphins moved into second while on bye.

After Summer of Tebow, Jets still Sanchez's team

Posted Sept. 19, 2012 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
Kevin Fishbain says the Jets deserve kudos for the addition of Tim Tebow if it results in a strong campaign for Mark Sanchez.

AFC East Spin cycle: Week Two

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 1:23 p.m. ET
This week, it was the Bills and Dolphins turning the tables by winning big and the Patriots and Jets suffering ugly losses.

Week Two fantasy tips: QBs

Posted Sept. 13, 2012 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
In PFW's late-week fantasy QB tips, Peyton Manning and Mark Sanchez are now trustworthy, but Joe Flacco is a risky start.

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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