Found August 09, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:

Well that didn’t take long. On the Jets first offensive series of the 2013 preseason,  quarterback Mark Sanchez threw a pick six to Lions rookie defensive lineman Ziggy Ansah. There’s not doubt that rookie Geno Smith will win the Jets starting job.  Not many quarterbacks can do what Sanchez does.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Mark Sanchez throws a pick six on his first series appeared first on Pro Football Zone.


VIDEO: Ziggy Ansah intercepts Mark Sanchez for the TD

Lions 5th overall pick Ziggy Ansah made quite the first impression Friday during the preseason opener for Detroit and the New York Jets from Ford Field. During the Jets’ first drive, Ansah intercepted an errant Mark Sanchez pass for a 13 yard touchdown. Now I know it’s only the first preseason game, Asnah’s first NFL game altogether, blah blah blah this is still good sign considering...

Mark Sanchez makes a big mistake to lead off the Jets' preseason

Mark Sanchez may be making progress, but it tonight’s performance was any indication, he’s still prone to making the same type of poor plays that put him on the hot seat to begin with. Mark Sanchez is by no means the worst starting quarterback in football. That distinction likely resides with someone else (Blaine Gabbert gets a lot of nominations for that honor), but Sanchez...

Mark Sanchez responds to a hateful fan

No matter how much Jets fans are ready to move on from Mark Sanchez, the Tweet below was not necessary and I give Sanchez credit for not lashing back. Thanks for your support man! #classy RT @YOUNGSTOWN4LI4E .@Mark_Sanchez F*** YOU HOPE YOU TEAR YOUR ACL ON FRIDAY — Mark Sanchez (@Mark_Sanchez) August 8, 2013 The good news for this ignorant fan is that Geno Smith will likely beat...

Mark Sanchez Says He Earned The Right To Start Preseason Opener

Mark Sanchez will start the Jets first preseason game on Friday night, and he’s possibly playing for his NFL future. Sanchez told ESPN that he’s really confident right now, and feels he’s earned the right to start Friday’s game. “I feel like I’m putting together a good camp and think I earned the right to start in this first game,” Sanchez said. “We’ll see how...

Rex Ryan didn't see pick six

Is Rex Ryan trying to keep his thoughts on the Jets' quarterback race to himself? The coach claims he didn't see Mark Sanchez's pick six.

Jets QB Mark Sanchez Throws Pick 6 on First Drive But Bounces Back Well

Oh boy. I am sure that New York Jets Head Coach Rex Ryan was hoping for a nice game from his longtime QB to make the decision process easier, but come on. Did anyone really think it would happen? From Twitter Account @MarkSanchezFANS Both Mark Sanchez and Geno Smith are listed as the No. 1 QB for the Jets, but Sanchez got the start Friday in the team's first...

Mark Sanchez Throws Pick-Six to Lions Rookie Ziggy Ansah on Jets’ First Drive (Video)

Ladies and gentlemen, your New York Jets. Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez picked up right where he left off in the team’s first preseason game of the year, throwing an interception to Ziggy Ansah that the Lions’ first-round pick took back for a touchdown. Making matters worse, Sanchez’s pick-six came on the Jets’ fourth offensive play of the game. With Detroit’s Willie Young...

New York Jets Quarterback Competition Gets Ugly

The New York Jets‘ quarterback competition has been a pretty ugly sight for at least a couple of months now, but it looks even worse after the 26-17 loss to the Detroit Lions in the preseason opener Friday night. In the third quarter, rookie Geno Smith limped off the field after rolling his right ankle in an awkward fall as he scrambled away from pressure.  Despite the initial...

Lions 26, Jets 17

Ziggy Ansah looked like a natural in his exhibition debut, when the rookie defensive end picked off Mark Sanchez's screen pass and took it back for a touchdown. Detroit coach Jim Schwartz wasn't at all surprised. ''I know a lot of people were looking at us sideways when we drafted a guy that didn't have a whole lot of experience,'' Schwartz said after...

NFL Preseason: Four things to watch for New York Jets vs. Detroit Lions

1.) Jets quarterback battle: The No.1 battle fans should be watching from this game tonight is between the Jets quarterbacks. While Mark Sanchez brings experience to this team and holds the edge over rookie Geno Smith, Sanchez’s poor play the past few seasons including an awful 2012 season make this a job up for grabs. Sanchez will get the start tonight but in the first week...

Jets GM wants Geno Smith to beat out Sanchez

Geno Smith has passed his daily quizzes for two weeks playing flag football in training camp but the real exam comes Friday night when he trades in his red non-contact jersey for a green-and-white one. The Jets’ quarterback competition may have technically started months ago when Smith and incumbent Mark Sanchez were frolicking around a New Jersey practice field in shorts but...

Week one preseason story lines to keep an eye on

The first round of preseason NFL games is upon us! Here’s a list of meaningful story lines to watch as week one of the preseason gets under way later tonight. Patriots’ receivers Much has been made of the Patriots’ no-name crew of receivers. Sure, they won’t be catching balls from Tom Brady, but that’s no reason to look past the Patriots’ matchup against the Eagles...

NFL Injury News: No fracture for Jets QB Geno Smith

One of the most watched quarterback battles this offseason is between rookie Geno Smith and veteran Mark Sanchez of the New York Jets. The battle between these two appeared as if it might go to Sanchez by default for a few minutes on Friday night. Geno Smith entered the game and rolled his ankle, suffering a non-contact injury in the third quarter. Smith hobbled off the field with...
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