Player Bio

Mark Sanchez
QB #6
Height:
6-2
Weight:
232
Age:
31
College:
USC
Experience:
9

Quick Stats (2017):

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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesPassingRushingFumbles
GGSCompAttYdsAvgTDIntSckSckYRateAttYdsAvgTDFUMLost
TOTAL 1,295 2,285 15,219 6.7 86 86 161 1,048 73.9 169 449 2.7 13 51 24
2017 CHI 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2016 DAL 2 0 10 18 93 5.2 0 2 3 25 30.3 4 -2 -0.5 0 -- --
2015 PHI 4 2 59 91 616 6.8 4 4 9 54 80.7 6 22 3.7 0 1 1
2014 PHI 9 8 198 309 2,418 7.8 14 11 23 151 88.4 34 87 2.6 1 7 3
2013 NYJ 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 NYJ 15 15 246 453 2,883 6.4 13 18 34 209 66.9 22 28 1.3 0 14 8
2011 NYJ 16 16 308 543 3,474 6.4 26 18 39 243 78.2 37 103 2.8 6 10 8
2010 NYJ 16 16 278 507 3,291 6.5 17 13 27 171 75.3 30 105 3.5 3 9 1
2009 NYJ 15 15 196 364 2,444 6.7 12 20 26 195 63 36 106 2.9 3 10 3
Recent Games
WKOppResultPassingRushingFumbles
CompAttPctYdsAvgTDIntSckSckYRateAttYdsAvgTDFUMLost
1 ATL L 17-23 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 @TB L 7-29 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 PIT W 23-17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 @GB L 14-35 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 MIN L 17-20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 @BAL W 27-24 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 CAR W 17-3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 @NO L 12-20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 GB L 16-23 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 DET L 24-27 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

PRO CAREER: Has started 72 of 77 games over eight seasons with the New York Jets, (2009-12), Philadelphia Eagles (2014-15), and Dallas Cowboys (2016), completing 1,295-of-2,285 pass attempts (56.7 percent) for 15,219 yards, 86 touchdowns and 86 interceptions for a QB rating of 73.9.… Has added 449 yards on 169 attempts (2.7 avg) and 13 touchdowns... Owns a 37-35 as a starter... Led the Jets to the AFC championship game as a rookie following the 2009 season and again the following  post-season following the 2010 campaign... 2010 AFC Championship appearance made him one of only six rookie quarterbacks in NFL history to lead their team to that fame... Set a career-high in passing yards (3,474) and passing (26) and rushing (6) touchdowns in the 2011 season... Missed the 2013 season due to injury

HONORS AND AWARDS: 2009 - PFWA ALL-Rookie Team

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected in the first round (5th overall) by the New York Jets in the 2009 NFL Draft… Re-signed 3-year extension with the Jets (3/9/12)… Waived by Jets (3/21/14)… Signed by Philadelphia Eagles (3/28/14)… Traded to Denver Broncos (3/11/16)… Waived by the Broncos (9/3/16)… Signed by Dallas Cowboys (9/4/16)… Signed by Chicago Bears (3/23/17). SIGNED through 2016.

2016 SEASON: Appeared in 2 games as a sub for the Dallas Cowboys, completing 10-of-18 passes (55.6 percent) and 2 interceptions.
PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2015- Appeared in 4 games with 2 starts for the Philadelphia Eagles… Completed 59-of-91 passes (64.8 percent) for 616 yards, 4 touchdowns and 4 interceptions for a QB rating of 80.7…  Added 22 rushing yards on 6 attempts (3.7 avg). 2014 - Appeared in 9 games with 8 starts for the Philadelphia Eagles… Completed 198-of-309 passes (64.1 percent) for 2,418 yards, 14 touchdowns and 11 interceptions for a career-high QB rating of 88.4... Added 87 rushing yards on 34 attempts (2.6 avg) and 1 touchdown. 2013 - Spent the season on Injured Reserve after suffering a shoulder injury during the pre-season. 2012 - Started 15 games for the New York Jets... Completed 246-of-453 attempts (54.3 percent) for 2,883 yards, 13 touchdowns and 18 interceptions for a QB rating of 66.9... Added 28 rushing yards. 2011 - Started all 16 games for the New York Jets... Completed 308-of-543 passes for a 3,474 yards (56.7 percent), 26 touchdowns (both career-highs) and 18 interceptions for a QB rating of 78.2... Added 103 rushing yards on 37 attempts (2.8 avg) and 6 touchdowns (career-high). 2010 - Started all 16 games for the New York Jets... Completed 278-of-507 passes (54.8 percent) for 3,291 yards, 17 touchdowns and 13 interceptions for a QB rating of 75.3... Added 105 yards on the ground on 30 attempts (3.5 avg) and 3 touchdowns... Led the team to the AFC championship game for the second season in a row. 2009 - Started 15 games as a rookie for the New York Jets... Completed 196-of-364 passes (53.8 percent) for 2,444 yards, 12 touchdowns and 20 interceptions... Added 106 rushing yards on 36 attempts (2.9 avg) and 3 touchdowns... One of only six rookie quarterbacks in league history to lead team to conference championship game.

COLLEGE: Appeared in 27 games (16 starts) at USC, completing 64.3 percent of his passes for 3,965 yards and 41 touchdowns... Started all 13 games as a junior in 2008, completing 65.5 percent of his passes for a Pac-10 Conference-leading 3,207 yards and 34 touchdowns... Earned first-team All-Pac-10 honors in addition to being named a finalist for the Manning Award (nation's top QB after Bowl Season) and a semi-finalist for the Davey O'Brien Award and Maxwell Award.

PERSONAL:  Attended Mission Viejo (Calif.) High School as a junior and senior and posted a 27-1 record as a starter... Named 2004 Parade Player of the Year and SuperPrep Player of the Year in addition to earning All-American honors from several publications... Garnered All-South Coast League Co-Offensive MVP honors and led Mission Viejo to a CIF Division II championship as a senior in 2004 after completing 61.6 percent of his passes for 2,441 and 24 touchdowns... Played basketball and baseball at Mission Viejo, winning the California state championship in basketball his junior year... Partnered with many different charitable organizations and outreach programs during his NFL career, including Hurricane Sandy relief efforts in New York, the Hollenbeck Youth Center and the Inner-City Games in Los Angeles, the Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)... Fluent in Spanish.
PRO CAREER: Has started 72 of 77 games over eight seasons with the New York Jets, (2009-12), Philadelphia Eagles (2014-15), and Dallas Cowboys (2016), completing 1,295-of-2,285 pass attempts (56.7 percent) for 15,219 yards, 86 touchdowns and 86 interceptions for a QB rating of 73.9.… Has added 449 yards on 169 attempts (2.7 avg) and 13 touchdowns... Owns a 37-35 as a starter... Led the Jets to the AFC championship game as a rookie following the 2009 season and again the following  post-season following the 2010 campaign... 2010 AFC Championship appearance made him one of only six rookie quarterbacks in NFL history to lead their team to that fame... Set a career-high in passing yards (3,474) and passing (26) and rushing (6) touchdowns in the 2011 season... Missed the 2013 season due to injury

HONORS AND AWARDS: 2009 - PFWA ALL-Rookie Team

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected in the first round (5th overall) by the New York Jets in the 2009 NFL Draft… Re-signed 3-year extension with the Jets (3/9/12)… Waived by Jets (3/21/14)… Signed by Philadelphia Eagles (3/28/14)… Traded to Denver Broncos (3/11/16)… Waived by the Broncos (9/3/16)… Signed by Dallas Cowboys (9/4/16)… Signed by Chicago Bears (3/23/17). SIGNED through 2016.

2016 SEASON: Appeared in 2 games as a sub for the Dallas Cowboys, completing 10-of-18 passes (55.6 percent) and 2 interceptions.
PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2015- Appeared in 4 games with 2 starts for the Philadelphia Eagles… Completed 59-of-91 passes (64.8 percent) for 616 yards, 4 touchdowns and 4 interceptions for a QB rating of 80.7…  Added 22 rushing yards on 6 attempts (3.7 avg). 2014 - Appeared in 9 games with 8 starts for the Philadelphia Eagles… Completed 198-of-309 passes (64.1 percent) for 2,418 yards, 14 touchdowns and 11 interceptions for a career-high QB rating of 88.4... Added 87 rushing yards on 34 attempts (2.6 avg) and 1 touchdown. 2013 - Spent the season on Injured Reserve after suffering a shoulder injury during the pre-season. 2012 - Started 15 games for the New York Jets... Completed 246-of-453 attempts (54.3 percent) for 2,883 yards, 13 touchdowns and 18 interceptions for a QB rating of 66.9... Added 28 rushing yards. 2011 - Started all 16 games for the New York Jets... Completed 308-of-543 passes for a 3,474 yards (56.7 percent), 26 touchdowns (both career-highs) and 18 interceptions for a QB rating of 78.2... Added 103 rushing yards on 37 attempts (2.8 avg) and 6 touchdowns (career-high). 2010 - Started all 16 games for the New York Jets... Completed 278-of-507 passes (54.8 percent) for 3,291 yards, 17 touchdowns and 13 interceptions for a QB rating of 75.3... Added 105 yards on the ground on 30 attempts (3.5 avg) and 3 touchdowns... Led the team to the AFC championship game for the second season in a row. 2009 - Started 15 games as a rookie for the New York Jets... Completed 196-of-364 passes (53.8 percent) for 2,444 yards, 12 touchdowns and 20 interceptions... Added 106 rushing yards on 36 attempts (2.9 avg) and 3 touchdowns... One of only six rookie quarterbacks in league history to lead team to conference championship game.

COLLEGE: Appeared in 27 games (16 starts) at USC, completing 64.3 percent of his passes for 3,965 yards and 41 touchdowns... Started all 13 games as a junior in 2008, completing 65.5 percent of his passes for a Pac-10 Conference-leading 3,207 yards and 34 touchdowns... Earned first-team All-Pac-10 honors in addition to being named a finalist for the Manning Award (nation's top QB after Bowl Season) and a semi-finalist for the Davey O'Brien Award and Maxwell Award.

PERSONAL:  Attended Mission Viejo (Calif.) High School as a junior and senior and posted a 27-1 record as a starter... Named 2004 Parade Player of the Year and SuperPrep Player of the Year in addition to earning All-American honors from several publications... Garnered All-South Coast League Co-Offensive MVP honors and led Mission Viejo to a CIF Division II championship as a senior in 2004 after completing 61.6 percent of his passes for 2,441 and 24 touchdowns... Played basketball and baseball at Mission Viejo, winning the California state championship in basketball his junior year... Partnered with many different charitable organizations and outreach programs during his NFL career, including Hurricane Sandy relief efforts in New York, the Hollenbeck Youth Center and the Inner-City Games in Los Angeles, the Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)... Fluent in Spanish.
 

Recent Articles

  • Sanchez to play key role as backup QB

    Posted Jul 28, 2017

    Even if Mark Sanchez doesn’t take a single snap this season, he’ll likely still play a valuable role as a mentor to fellow quarterbacks Mike Glennon and Mitch Trubisky.

  • Pace sees Sanchez as solid No. 2 QB

    Posted Mar 28, 2017

    Bears general manager Ryan Pace explained Tuesday at the NFL owners meetings why he views veteran Mark Sanchez as a "really good solid No. 2 quarterback."

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