Mark Sanchez and JaMarcus Russell are at two different points in their careers, but one thing they have in common is the fact that they both need help improving and have sought out one of the biggest overachievers in league history to help them.
USA Today is reporting both Sanchez and JaMarcus Russell are in California get the tutoring services of former NFL quarterback Jeff Garcia.
Three days a week for the past several weeks, the two have done classroom and field work with Garcia. Sanchez who has a new offensive coordinator in Marty Mornhinweg is trying to avoid becoming a career backup while learning the west coast offense that Garcia mastered.
“He’s doing an excellent job — the progress Mark has made over the past three weeks is definitely very positive,” Garcia told USA TODAY Sports. “It shows Mark is committed to bettering himself and getting himself more mentally prepared.
“The most important thing for Mark is to take that tough season last year as a learning experience fro...