Mark Sanchez: Now It’s Time to Redeem Himself

January 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Giants moved up in the 2004 draft by making a draft-day trade with the Chargers for the rights to get Eli Manning after Manning decided he did not want to play for the Chargers.
They believed Manning was the man to take them to the championship for the next 15 years. Manning struggled in his first few years, but in the 2007 playoffs, everything came together for him.
He threw the ball on target to every receiver he could find, and it propelled the Giants to a Super Bowl run that ended with a Super Bowl championship. He won over the fans that year, after they had nitpicked each of his passes.
After watching what the Giants' quarterback did, Mike Tannebaum decided he wanted his own Manning, and made a draft-day trade of his own with the Browns that helped the Jets get Mark Sanchez in the draft.
Rex Ryan decided to name Sanchez as the Jets' starting quarterback after the second exhibition football game. He realized the kid was his best bet to win games af...

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