Mark Sanchez Fantasy News

Mark Sanchez signs with Eagles
Thursday, March 27, 2014, 12:52pm

CBS sports - [Full Article]

Former Jets starting quarterback Mark Sanchez has agreed to terms with the Eagles on a new deal and will officially sign with them today, according to a source.

Fantasy Impact:

He will back up Nick Foles this season and provide a more veteran presence than Matt Barkley. The Eagles have had success over the years turning project QBs into value, and that could end up being the case here with Sanchez as he gets to work with HC Chip Kelly. Sanchez is coming off a right shoulder injury that kept him out last season.

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Mark Sanchez expected to sign with the Eagles
Monday, March 24, 2014, 5:13pm

Chris Mortensen, Twitter - [Full Article]

QB Mark Sanchez is expected to sign with the Eagles, pending a physical.

Fantasy Impact:

Sanchez will likely serve as Nick Foles' primary backup. He will have a chance to revive his career under HC Chip Kelly.

Jets sign release Mark Sanchez, sign Mike Vick
Friday, March 21, 2014, 8:33pm

Adam Schefter, Twitter - [Full Article]

Jets gave former Eagles QB Michael Vick a one-year, $5 million deal, per source.

Brian Costello reported that Mark Sanchez has been released.

Fantasy Impact:

The Jets seem to be in "win-now" mode and it looks like Vick may have the inside track to start over sophomore Geno Smith. Vick will have the newly acquired Eric Decker to throw to. If he's starting, he'll be a QB2 in Marty Mornhinweg's offense.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013, 8:23pm

newyorkjets.com - [Full Article]

Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez has undergone surgery on his injured right shoulder today.

The surgery, which will end Sanchez's season, was performed by Dr. James Andrews, whom Sanchez has consulted over the past weeks.

Fantasy Impact:

Sanchez's rehab attempt didn't work out so he's finished for 2013 and likely played his last game as a NY Jet with the emergence of Geno Smith.

Mark Sanchez goes to short term IR
Saturday, September 14, 2013, 1:25pm

USA Today - [Full Article]

As quarterback Mark Sanchez feared, the New York Jets have placed him on injured reserve with a dislocated shoulder and possible torn labrum, but there's a catch – the Jets have designated him to return, using their one IR exemption on a backup quarterback who doesn't fit into their plans.

Fantasy Impact:

The story says the team would like to get something out of Sanchez this year, but with Geno Smith playing pretty well in team's first two games, the job is clearly his going forward. Smith gives the Jets a much better chance and also has a better fantasy upside. He's probably not QB2 material most weeks, but could be worth owning in deeper leagues.

Thursday, September 12, 2013, 7:14pm

Jets Inactives
Oday Aboushi OT
William Campbell G
Quinton Coples LB
Ben Ijalana OT
Jeremy Kerley WR
Brady Quinn QB
Mark Sanchez QB

Fantasy Impact:

Rookie QB Geno Smith will continue to start at QB.

Mark Sanchez needs shoulder surgery
Thursday, September 12, 2013, 10:18am

Chris Mortensen, Twitter - [Full Article]

Jets QB Mark Sanchez is likely to have surgery after Dr. James Andrews confirmed he has a labral tear in right shoulder, per league sources.

Fantasy Impact:

It looks like Geno Smith will start for the foreseeable future. He fared pretty well against an improved Bucs pass defense.

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Monday, September 9, 2013, 9:39am

Pro Football Talk on Twitter - [Full Article]

Brady Quinn has resigned with the Jets, per league source.

Fantasy Impact:

With Mark Sanchez still hurting, Brady will be the team's third QB. And with the signing coming after Week 1, his contract is not guaranteed.

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Thursday, September 5, 2013, 2:43pm

NY Daily News - [Full Article]

Geno Smith may be the Jets starting quarterback against Darrelle Revis and the Bucs, but there is no guarantee he’ll be starting anything beyond that. The Jets unleashed their triple threat Wednesday -- Rex Ryan, GM John Idzik and owner Woody Johnson -- and from every angle they made it clear that the competition is continuing into the regular season.

“We’ll always put the best player we can on the field on Sunday, and that will continue,” Johnson said. “The competition’s ongoing.”

“Competition is our mantra,” Idzik said. “It’s really a mindset with us. “Competition will always be ongoing, no matter where you are on the roster.”

Ryan was asked if the starting quarterback position was going to evaluated on a week-to-week basis.

“Our focus is strictly on this game,” Ryan said. “So whether week-to-week, I don’t know what the heck, we’re not thinking past Tampa. This whole team is not thinking past Tampa in anything.”

Fantasy Impact:

This sounds like 'coachspeak' meant to let the rookie Smith know that the job isn't being handed to him. Barring a disaster, it would be surprising if the Jets turned back to Sanchez after their QB of the future gets a few starts under his belt. Mark Sanchez will sit out Week 1 (and beyond) with a shoulder injury.

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Mark Sanchez expected to miss first two weeks
Wednesday, September 4, 2013, 11:09am

New York Post - [Full Article]

It could be a while before Mark Sanchez is capable of even throwing a football again.

The Jets quarterback’s shoulder injury is significant enough he is expected to miss the first two weeks of the regular season and may be out longer, according to a source.

Fantasy Impact:

It's an opportunity for rookie Geno Smith to seize hold of the starting gig, but he's working with an inferior receiving corps. Fantasy-wise, Smith is not an attractive option until he proves he's an NFL-caliber starter.