You couldn't swing a dead cat this summer without hitting someone telling you that it was imperative that Mark Sanchez showed marked improvement as a quarterback this season. Because of that we thought we'd check in weekly to see how the Sanchize is progressing toward that goal.
Sunday's loss to the Patriots has left the Meter utterly befuddled when it comes to Mark Sanchez.
To say it wasn't an impressive offensive performance would be a massive understatement. The Jets went three-and-out on seven possessions and gained just 255 total yards against a defense that had been more permissive than Amsterdam in the first four weeks of the season.
Despite that, Sanchez completed 16-of-26 passes with two touchdowns and no interceptions or fumbles. It is the first time all season that Sanchez hasn't turned the ball over and he showed few signs of remaining shell-shocked from his horrifying night in Baltimore a week earlier.
Still, it is hard to really lavish compliments ...