The Sanchez Era is over for the Jets. Whether they cut him tomorrow or next week, over the summer or if he somehow hangs on until after the season, he blew it. He could have owned this town like no Jets quarterback since Joe Namath. Instead, he regressed terribly over the last two years with nearly four times as many turnovers as victories. His confidence was shot by the end of last season as he failed to overcome his penchant for making huge mistakes for a team that set him up to fail by surrounding him with the worst skill-position players in the league and then throwing Tim Tebow into his locker room.
Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the discussions between the Jets and Bucs have included the possibility of the Buccaneers assuming the contract of quarterback Mark Sanchez.
I don’t think I would have signed a quarterback to an extension knowing that he’d have 26 turnovers,” Tannenbaum said Thursday on “NFL AM” when asked about the gaudy deal Sanchez received last March. “That might be one of the reasons I’m right sitting here with you guys.