With the additions of David Garrard and Geno Smith this offseason, Mark Sanchez no longer has a stronghold on the Jets' starting quarterback job.
But that isn't deterring the confidence of the man behind the Butt-Fumble.
Per the New York Daily News, Sanchez said Thursday that he expects to top the depth chart and enter Week 1 under center for Gang Green.
“No doubt,” Sanchez said. “Sure. Of course. It’s one of those situations where there’s a challenge for something I hold very dear to my heart that has really been my life goal is playing at this level, and being a starting quarterback. When somebody challenges me that way, it really brings out your best.”
While relaying he's "back to square one" in his development -- emphasizing reads and footwork -- Sanchez added that he's not concerned with the competition, a stark contrast from the likes of Mark Brunell and Tim Tebow.
“Why worry about that? There’s not enough hours in the day to worry about what fans are saying, wh...