Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 6/13/13
2012 Record: 6-102012 DownfallSanchez and The Ensuing Controversies"Butt Fumble". The stifling of "TebowMania". The shutout loss against the 49ers where seemingly nothing went right. Unless you're a Jets fan, it was easy to laugh at the Vaudeville act that had developed on Florham Park; a team nearly Super Bowl bound shortly prior.When all goes wrong, you look at the face of the team, and with the Jets, Mark Sanchez was an easy target. After an opening week victory over the Bills, in which he threw 3 touchdown passes, "The Sanchize" would never throw 3 in another game that season, hitting the mark of 2 just one other time.For the season, Sanchez totalled 13 touchdowns, 18 picks, a 66.9 passer rating (he threw below a 60.0 in 7 games), and completed just 54.3 percent of his passes. Add to the mix the media circus with Tim Tebow around, and you get Sanchez's overall worst season to date.Weakened Defense Meets Mistake-Laden OffenseAny defense expected to have Darrelle Revis for the lon...
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