(Unlike the top pick in the draft, Stafford, Mark Sanchez is all smiles.) Even before Sunday's NFL action showed us just how ready rookies Mark Sanchez (he is) and Matthews Stafford (he's not) are, there were comparisons. To John Elway, to Peyton Manning, to Ryan Leaf. Oh, and to that one guy, Dan Marino.
The same thing happened for Matt Ryan and Joe Flacco last year, too. Both quarterbacks started their careers with victories, and while the top overall pick in this year's draft, Stafford, couldn't follow suit, Mark Sanchez did.
After several experts and anaysts said it was a mistake for the Jets to throw him into the mix, Sanchez stood poised, a giant among men, victorious over the favored Houston Texans, and impressively so.
Sanchez was wildly effective i ...
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