Mark Sanchez RUMORS & NEWS

  • Reports: Mark Sanchez is staying in Philadelphia

    Pro Football Talk "Chip Kelly’s running his offseason at the same kind of tempo he wants his offense to play on the field. A flurry of moves (or at least apparently mutually agreed upon negotiating positions) continues, as the Eagles have reached an agreement to retain quarterback Mark Sanchez, according to Ian..." March 09

  • Rex Ryan interested in reunion with Mark Sanchez?

    SB Nation "Rex and Mark back together in Buffalo? The new Bills head coach said he'll consider signing his old quarterback if he hits the market. Now that Rex Ryan has taken over the Bills, could he be headed for a reunion with Mark Sanchez? "He'll certainly be under consideration," Ryan said when..." January 15

  • Sanchez after Eagles' loss: 'I'm better than that'

    CSN Philly "Mark Sanchez knew exactly where to point the blame for this loss. Directly at himself. “I’m better than that,” he said after the Eagles lost their second straight home game to fall to 9-5 (see Instant Replay). “I can only be accountable for myself, and I know all the guys feel the same way I..." December 15

  • Michael Bennett: Mark Sanchez trying to impersonate good QB "The Seattle Seahawks were unimpressed by the Eagles and Chip Kelly's offense in a 24-14 victory Sunday in Philadelphia. Richard Sherman dismissed the current group of Eagles wide receivers. Michael Bennett took aim at quarterback Mark Sanchez. "Tell the Philadelphia police to put an ABP out...." December 08

  • Sanchez-Carroll: Disagreement on draft decision in past

    CSN Philly "Pete Carroll questioned Mark Sanchez. Mark Sanchez ignored Pete Carroll. Five years later, both are successful, both are happy, and both speak in glowing terms about the other. The relationship between Carroll and Sanchez has survived a very public disagreement back in 2009, when Sanchez..." December 06

  • Mark Sanchez out to show he’s no turkey

    New York Post "Mark Sanchez and Thanksgiving go together like “butt” and “fumble.” The ex-Jets quarterback gets a golden chance to make that sentence hurt a lot less here Thursday afternoon. After spending the past two years trying — and failing — to live down his infamous Thanksgiving night butt-fumble..." November 27

  • Former Patriots QB Drew Bledsoe supports Mark Sanchez, says playing for NY Jets like being sacrificial virgin

    New York Daily News "Drew Bledsoe hasn’t played for the Jets’ greatest rival since 2001, but that didn’t stop him from taking a shot at Gang Green on Monday when asked about Mark Sanchez now starting in Philly. “Going to play quarterback for the Jets ... it’s kind of like, you know when they used to take the pretty..." November 04

  • Could Rams be interested in Mark Sanchez as replacement for Sam Bradford?

    New York Daily News "Sam Bradford’s torn ACL prompted immediate speculation about whether the Rams might seek a replacement option other than backup Shaun Hill. Of particular interest to Jets fans: Could a reunion between former offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer and former quarterback Mark Sanchez be in the..." August 26

  • Mark Sanchez believes he's 'just entering the prime of my career' "It's kind of difficult to think about Mark Sanchez on any team other than the Jets. But he's a member of the Eagles now and he's determined to make the most of it. Despite the presence of Nick Foles as Philly's starter and Matt Barkley with a year under his belt, Sanchez thinks he can make a..." May 30

  • Sanchez knows role but plans to compete for Eagles

    Delaware Online "Mark Sanchez said he understands the situation with the Eagles, that Nick Foles is the starting quarterback and that his role will most likely be as his backup. But Sanchez said he's going to compete for the starting job anyway after signing a one-year deal with the Eagles on Friday worth as..." March 29

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    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    Everything has checked out for Mark Sanchez with the Eagles. He will be signing with the team, as @JasonLaCanfora said.

  • Rex Ryan is keeping Mark Sanchez tattoo, although modifications could be made

    SB Nation "Rex Ryan accepted the New York Jets head coaching job in January 2009 and three months later his fate was tied to the team's first-round draft pick, Mark Sanchez. Yet after five seasons, including three straight on the outside of the postseason looking in, Ryan managed to stay with the team while..." March 25

  • Eagles likely to sign Mark Sanchez "Mark Sanchez, who was released by the New York Jets on Friday, is expected to sign with the Philadelphia Eagles, a source told ESPN senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen. Sanchez is rehabbing from shoulder surgery, and the Eagles will have him undergo a medical evaluation as a condition of his..." March 25

  • Rams coach Jeff Fisher interested in Mark Sanchez

    USA Today "Count the St. Louis Rams as interested in former New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez following the fifth-year veteran's Friday release by the Jets. "I'd say that there is interest. I can't say how much. But there certainly would be interest,'' Rams coach Jeff Fisher told USA TODAY Sports..." March 24

  • Unnamed coach who wanted a crack at Sanchez gets it

    Pro Football Talk "In late January, an unnamed coach told Brian Costello of the New York Post that, if/when the Jets cut Mark Sanchez, Sanchez would be welcome in the unnamed coach’s locker room. “We’d take Sanchez,” the unnamed coach said. “He’d be the starter as soon as he walked in the door for us.” Now..." March 22

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    New York Jets @nyjets

    Mark Sanchez has been released.

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Jets have until Monday to make a decision on Mark Sanchez, whose $2M roster bonus is due Tuesday. At this point, still no decision made.

  • 3 reasons why Jets might not cut Sanchez after all

    New York Post "Are these the final days of Mark Sanchez as a Jet? The quarterback remains on the team’s roster despite the expectation for months that he would be released. But it is coming down to decision time for general manager John Idzik and the Jets. Sanchez is due a $2 million roster bonus next..." March 18

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    When #Texans make their move with Matt Schaub (cut or trade), expect them to have interest in #Jets QB Mark Sanchez if/when he’s released

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    Brian Costello @BrianCoz

    Mark Sanchez had a minor surgery on his knee to clean it out while recovering from shoulder surgery #nyj

  • Carroll: Marc Sanchez’ future is bright

    New York Post "Pete Carroll said he expects Mark Sanchez to bounce back. Speaking at Super Bowl Media Day, the Seahawks coach said he thinks Sanchez, his former quarterback at USC, can rebound from his lost 2013 season and his ineffective previous two seasons. “Mark has everything ahead of him,” said..." January 29

  • Could the Jets trade Mark Sanchez?

    Newark Star-Ledger "The New York Post has a story today that seems to indicate there's demand among other NFL teams for Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez. The story quotes an anonymous NFL coach who says Sanchez would "be the starter as soon as he walked in the door for us." It also includes a remark from an anonymous..." January 23

  • Teams say Sanchez in high demand if Jets cut him

    New York Post "As NFL teams begin mapping out their offseasons, most are assuming Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez will be cut and become a free agent … and some are excited about it. One coach of a quarterback-needy team said his team already has discussed Sanchez internally as an option to be its starting..." January 22

  • As usual, Jets quarterback situation is a mess

    New York Post "The Jets organization might hold the record for most seasons with a complete mess at quarterback. Add 2013 to the list. For the third consecutive year and more years than we can even count in the last three decades, the quarterback situation is in complete disarray. Geno Smith can’t stop..." November 27

  • Mark Sanchez aims to stay with Jets beyond 2013

    ESPN New York "Even though he probably will be playing elsewhere next season, injured quarterback Mark Sanchez insisted Tuesday he wants to remain with the New York Jets and expects to be their starter in 2014. Sanchez, breaking a two-month media silence, spoke publicly for the first time since season-ending..." November 26

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    Dennis Waszak Jr. @DWAZ73

    Sanchez says his rehab has been going "awesome" and "I'll be back better than ever." #Jets

  • Sanchez, Revis are the missing pieces to a stellar Jets season

    New York Post "No one not on the Jets’ payroll expected this year’s team to be where it is a week before Thanksgiving. The thought entering the season was the Jets had as much of a chance of making it to January as 90-degree temperatures. But a funny thing happened on the way to rebuilding and irrelevancy —..." November 20

  • Rex: Mark Sanchez's career is not over

    USA Today "A relationship that started with so much promise is now left to wither and die as Mark Sanchez's tenure with the New York Jets for all intents and purposes is over. Sanchez had surgery Tuesday to repair a torn labrum in his throwing shoulder a decision that will cost the fifth-year quarterback..." October 10

  • Mark Sanchez Undergoes Right Shoulder Surgery "Quarterback Mark Sanchez has undergone surgery on his injured right shoulder today. The surgery which will end Sanchez's season was performed by Dr. James Andrews whom Sanchez has consulted over the past weeks. "After over seven weeks of hard work and intense rehab I've been advised by Dr...." October 09

  • Jets would have been better off with Sanchez

    New York Post "My next sentence may make Jets fans punch the computer screen throw their phones or rip the newspaper in half. The Jets miss Mark Sanchez (I’m ducking). I know I know. It seems like an impossible illogical thing to say. But the 2013 Jets would be a better team right now with Sanchez under..." October 02

  • Jets’ Sanchez still not planning shoulder surgery

    New York Post "Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez traveled to Gulf Breeze Fla. on Monday to have his injured right shoulder re-examined by Dr. James Andrews according to two sources. Sanchez will continue to rehab the shoulder which has a slight labrum tear instead of having surgery at this time the sources said...." October 01

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Source: #Jets QB Mark Sanchez has decided he plans to have surgery on his torn labrum after attempting to rehab. 4-6 month rehab process

  • Sanchez to have surgery on injured shoulder, out 4-6 months

    Newark Star-Ledger "Mark Sanchez's 2013 season has ended without the Jets quarterback seeing the field during the regular season according to an NFL Network report. Sanchez has elected to have surgery on his right shoulder to fix a torn labrum. Sanchez had initially tried to rehabilitate the arm in the hope of..." September 30

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    Chris Mortensen @mortreport

    Mark Sanchez still has not abandoned his rehab goals for shoulder & has no definite plans for surgery yet per source close to Sanchez

  • Jets place Mark Sanchez on short-term injured reserve

    Pro Football Talk "Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez will miss more than half of the regular season with the shoulder injury he suffered in the preseason. The Jets have announced that Sanchez has been placed on injured reserve designated for return. That means Sanchez can return to practice in six weeks and can..." September 14

  • Rex Ryan: I never said Mark Sanchez won QB competition "Hours before the Jets and Patriots set football back centuries in a Thursday night slopfest Mark Sancheztold NFL Network's Rich Eisen that if he hadn't been injured in the preseason he would be New York's starting quarterback. "I won the competition" he said. "There's no doubt." Maybe not in..." September 13

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    Chris Mortensen @mortreport

    Jets QB Mark Sanchez is likely to have surgery after Dr. James Andrews confirmed he has a labral tear in right shoulder per league sources

  • Season-ending surgery an option for Sanchez, rehab for now

    New York Daily News "After Mark Sanchez visited Dr. James Andrews on Wednesday the QB’s plan is to continue rehabbing his injured right shoulder though season-ending surgery is still an option at this point according to sources. Sanchez will have a “week-to-week evaluation” on his shoulder. If Sanchez opts for the..." September 12

  • Mark Sanchez says 'no doubt' he beat Geno Smith out before injury "When the Patriots and Jets square off in Week 2 on Thursday night (did you know? You can start previewing it with's live show at 7:30 p.m. ET right here) Mark Sanchez will be nowhere to be seen. The Jets backup quarterback was reportedly slated to have season-ending surgery but it..." September 12

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    Chris Mortensen @mortreport

    You saw Mark Sanchez throwing lefty. That's because docs believe he has partially torn labrum. 2nd opinion this week from Dr Andrews.

  • Jets say QB competition is 'ongoing'

    New York Daily News "Geno Smith may be the Jets starting quarterback against Darrelle Revis and the Bucs but there is no guarantee he’ll be starting anything beyond that. The Jets unleashed their triple threat Wednesday -- Rex Ryan GM John Idzik and owner Woody Johnson -- and from every angle they made it clear that..." September 05

  • Sanchez fears Jets will put him on IR, ‘be done with him’

    USA Today "Now that rookie Geno Smith has been named the New York Jets starting quarterback for the season opener Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers a person close to ailing Mark Sanchez told USA TODAY Sports that the quarterback "believes the organization wants to see him placed on (injured reserve)..." September 04

  • Sanchez won’t be ready until at least Week 3 vs. Bills

    New York Post "It could be a while before Mark Sanchez is capable of even throwing a football again. The Jets quarterback’s shoulder injury is significant enough he is expected to miss the first two weeks of the regular season and may be out longer according to a source. Sanchez injured his right shoulder..." September 04

  • Mark Sanchez' injury 'more significant,' could 'miss several weeks'? "The Jets haven't said it yet but they're going to go with Geno Smith as their starting quarterback in Week 1. There are reports as such which is a strong hint but Mark Sanchez' shoulder injury is the real kicker. Especially if it's "more significant" than expected. That's the report from ESPN's..." September 03

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    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    Jets QB Mark Sanchez (shoulder) will miss season opener vs Buccaneers I'm told. Not a surprise at all considering Brady Quinn signing #nyj

  • Sanchez won’t be able to go this week

    Pro Football Talk "In recent days the sea change in New York has been noticeable as reports have emerged that paint quarterback Geno Smith as the favorite of the Jets’ coaching staff. But it appears that whatever the long-term implications of a quarterback change might be there the short-term questions are..." September 03

  • Source: Jets were leaning toward Mark before injury

    New York Post "The Jets expect Geno Smith to start next week against the Buccaneers and are now adjusting their mind-sets he will be their starter going forward. According to a source the Jets’ brass was leaning toward Mark Sanchez before he injured his shoulder but now believe they must go forward with Smith..." September 01

  • Report: Jets brass have agreed to turn page on Sanchez era

    New York Daily News "Rex Ryan's shotgun wedding with new boss John Idzik may end in divorce in a few months but the Jets' Odd Couple agrees that it's time to kick off the Geno Smith era. The Daily News has learned that Ryan Idzik and much of the team's key decision makers are on board with moving on from Mark..." August 31

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    From Total Access: I'm told if OC Marty Mornhinweg has a vote in the QB competition his vote is for Geno Smith… even if Sanchez is healthy

  • Mark Sanchez Unlikely to Play Week 1?

    Gang Green Nation "Ian Rapoport says Mark Sanchez is "unlikely" to play in the opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. That would make Geno Smith the starting quarterback by what Homer Simpson once called the two sweetest words in the English language default. One might imagine it as an audition for Geno. " August 30