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Sanchez's Contract Worse Than His Play

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When the New York Jets gave Mark Sanchez a three-year, $40.475 million contract extension in March after a brief flirtation with Peyton Manning, they essentially guaranteed him a roster spot through the 2013 season.

Sanchez’s contract extension raised eyebrows because he was coming off of a disappointing 2011 campaign. He has regressed this season. Sanchez has the NFL’s second-lowest completion percentage (55%) and the third-lowest quarterback rating (71.4). He’s also thrown more interceptions (13) than touchdowns (12). That’s something he hasn’t done since his rookie year in 2009. For the first time in his four-year career, Sanchez’s starting job is in jeopardy after getting benched last Sunday in favor of Greg McElroy. Head coach Rex Ryan has Read Full Article »

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