Originally posted on AFC East Daily  |  Last updated 8/1/13
BY NICK ST. DENISMark Sanchez hasn't had to worry about a primary job the past three summers. Four, really.Sanchez won the New York Jets' starting quarterback gig his rookie season in 2009 basically by default, since his competition was Kellen Clemens. From 2010 to 2012, he was the clear-cut top option and leader at his position.But after a couple of sub-par seasons and the Jets' drafting a quarterback in the second round -- one who was projected to go in the first round -- in Geno Smith, Sanchez is currently fighting for his job.Not only are the team's beat writers charting stats and notes about every throw Sanchez and Smith make, but more front office members than usual are on the sidelines documenting the positional battle."When you take a step back or you're sipping water and you just kind of give a glance around, it's like: 'Doesn't that guy work upstairs? What's he doing out here?'" Sanchez said Wednesday, via Kimberley A. Martin of Newsday.". . . Everything's under scrutiny. ...
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