Mark Sanchez: What To Expect From The Sophomore

June 10, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As Mark Sanchez's second season leading the Jets comes closer and closer, one thing is on everyone's mind. Nobody wants to say it. Nobody wants to jinx the young quarterback, but everyone knows it's a possibility. The infamous sophomore slump.
Matt Ryan went through a semi-sophomore slump this past season. Matt Forte saw his numbers in both yardage and touchdowns drop off and he fumbled five times as much.
Cadillac Williams averaged 27.14 less yards per game in his sophomore season than in his rookie. Julius Jones and Kevin Jones each dropped around 25 yards per game.
Mike Anderson was extremely productive in his first season, but he averaged around 51 yards less his sophomore year.
There is only so much a player can progress in his second year. A rookie (or at least a rookie who actually plays) will become acclamated to the professional game during that first year.
He learns the in's and out's of football, the nuances of the game, in his first year. Once a foo...

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