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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 06:45:45 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles QB Tim Tebow is expected to play roughly half the game Sunday, Aug. 16, against the Indianapolis Colts. QB Sam Bradford won't play, while QB Mark Sanchez is only expected to play eight to 10 snaps.
Fri, 14 Aug 2015 09:10:37 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles QB Sam Bradford will not play in the preseason opener Sunday, Aug. 16, while QB Mark Sanchez will start. Bradford is expected to play in the second preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens. "That's my decision," Kelly said. "He really wants to play. I don't think he's really happy with my decision. I just felt he's been out here for two weeks, done a really nice job. He'll get his first work against the Ravens when we get a chance to train with them for a couple days before we play, and he'll play in the Ravens game."
Fantasy Tip: Bradford is a QB2 with some upside in this offense if he's the starter.
Tue, 11 Aug 2015 18:17:46 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez has fallen far behind QB Sam Bradford in the competition for the starting job. Bradford has spent nearly 90% of the time with the first-team offense, while Sanchez has received the other 10% of the reps since training camp started.
Fantasy Tip: Sanchez did perform adequately after replacing Nick Foles last season, and he earned himself a two-year contract before the Eagles traded Foles to the St. Louis Rams for Bradford. Even if Sanchez doesn't open the season as the starter, he could see starts later in the season if Bradford suffers an injury, or if the Eagles simply want to make a change.
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 09:44:42 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles QB Sam Bradford is taking the first-team repetitions at quarterback during training camp ahead of QB Mark Sanchez. Sanchez is Bradford's primary competition after returning from his second anterior cruciate ligament injury of his career. Bradford has made a strong early impression on head coach Chip Kelly.
Fantasy Tip: There is obviously a lot of risk in selecting Bradford for your fantasy football team this fall as a backup, but in this high-powered offense, he has plenty of upside as a strong QB2 option if he can stay on the field.
Fri, 10 Jul 2015 09:40:16 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez is hosting workouts in San Diego with teammates. RB Darren Sproles, RB Ryan Mathews, WR Jordan Matthews, QB Matt Barkley, QB/WR G.J. Kinne, WR Quron Pratt, WR Rasheed Bailey, WR Seyi Ajirotutu and TE Andrew Gleichert were in attendance.
Fantasy Tip: Sanchez is likely to take a backseat once Sam Bradford returns to health, but he's not going to make it easy. Sanchez doesn't have as much upside as Bradford, but he'd be a midrange QB2 if he is able to nab the starting job.
Tue, 09 Jun 2015 22:06:30 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez said Tuesday, June 9, he is looking at the quarterback battle as an open competition. He has already worked with many of the young receivers and tight ends before, in games. "We're all going to individually compete," Sanchez said, "and the best guy is going to play."
Fantasy Tip: It remains uncertain whether Sanchez or Bradford will win the starting job, but even if Sanchez does not win he will have to be ready based on Bradford’s injury history.
Tue, 02 Jun 2015 11:08:05 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles QB Sam Bradford (knee) is participating in competitive drills as he and QB Mark Sanchez share first-team repetitions during organized team activities Tuesday, June 2. Bradford is rehabilitating from a torn anterior cruciate ligament he suffered last season.
Fantasy Tip: Bradford is expected to start as long as he's fully healthy, but Sanchez isn't far behind. Whoever starts should be regarded as a QB2 in what should once again be a high-flying offense under head coach Chip Kelly.
Sat, 30 May 2015 10:27:53 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez is acting like he's the starter this offseason, despite the acquisition of QB Sam Bradford from the St. Louis Rams. "That's the only way I know how to play," Sanchez said. "Everybody wants to be the starter and I'm no different." Sanchez added that he's feeling better this offseason than he's ever felt, referring to his surgically repaired shoulder, and said he can only get better.
Fantasy Tip: Head coach Chip Kelly has already said there's an open competition at quarterback, so Sanchez will have his opportunities to prove himself as a starter. He's likely facing somewhat of an uphill battle against Bradford, however. It would be hard to imagine Bradford not starting unless Sanchez really outshines him or Bradford accrues another injury. Neither should be considered a starting fantasy quarterback for now.
Sat, 16 May 2015 16:26:04 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez could be the team's best bet for a starting quarterback. Sanchez went 4-4 after taking over as the starter last season, and finished the campaign with a career best 64.1 completion percentage. Sanchez has played all but one game during his six-year career, showing health that's lacked by the Eagles' other options.
Fantasy Tip: Sanchez will compete primarily with Sam Bradford for the starting job, but the fact that Sanchez was re-signed to a two-year $9 million contract indicates he's strongly in the hunt for the position. Even if Bradford wins the job, his extensive injury history certainly could leave a door open for Sanchez to emerge at some point during the 2015 season.
Wed, 06 May 2015 12:34:33 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez believes he can still start this year. "Really just talking with [head] coach [Chip] Kelly and knowing I'm coming with the opportunity to compete for the starting job, that was important to me," Sanchez said.
Fantasy Tip: Sam Bradford is still the predominant favorite to start for the Eagles as long as he's healthy. In eight starts last season, Sanchez threw 14 touchdowns and 11 interceptions -- not good enough to draft as a starting quarterback. Both Bradford and Sanchez should be considered backups and/or bye-week replacements.
Tue, 17 Mar 2015 04:37:15 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles QB Matt Barkley is on the trading block, according to those close to the team. The Eagles will likely go with a combination of QB Sam Bradford and QB Mark Sanchez.
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 17:15:41 -0700
Updating a previous report, Philadelphia Eagles impending free-agent QB Mark Sanchez is returning to the team on a two-year, $16 million deal with $5.5 million guaranteed, according to a source.
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 16:17:34 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles impending free-agent QB Mark Sanchez has agreed to re-sign with the team, according to a source.
Fantasy Tip: Sanchez will likely be the backup to Nick Foles, but as he showed last season, he can be a useful fantasy option if given a chance to start.
Sat, 07 Mar 2015 18:31:56 -0800
Free-agent QB Mark Sanchez and the Philadelphia Eagles have a strong mutual interest in reuniting next season, according to a person close to the situation.
Fantasy Tip: If Sanchez does return, he would presumably be the backup to Nick Foles. In that scenario, Sanchez would only have fantasy value if Foles were to suffer an injury as he did last season.
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 13:44:34 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles impending free-agent QB Mark Sanchez could be a candidate to sign with the Cleveland Browns in free agency. Browns head coach Mike Pettine said he's "open" to working with Sanchez after the two worked together with the New York Jets.
Fantasy Tip: It's anyone's guess as to who the Browns will go with under center in 2015. Brian Hoyer could re-sign, and Johnny Manziel is currently in rehab for personal reasons. If Sanchez were to come aboard, he'd likely be in competition for the job with others, including Manziel. Sanchez's situation was much better in Philly, so his fantasy football value would be limited to a weak QB2, most likely, in Cleveland.
Wed, 24 Dec 2014 23:27:52 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez indicated he would like to stay with the Eagles for the 2015 season, but he would not say whether he would accept a backup spot.
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 05:35:59 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez will start in Week 17 against the New York Giants instead of QB Matt Barkley, according to head coach Chip Kelly.
Fantasy Tip: Sanchez will have a decent matchup, but he has not played nearly well enough to give much consideration on FantasyScore.
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 18:02:20 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez missed a few opportunities to connect on deep balls in a 27-24 loss against the Washington Redskins Saturday, Dec. 20, WR Jeremy Maclin said after the game.
Fantasy Tip: Sanchez's longest completion of the night went for 26 yards, and if he did miss some big plays, he still managed to finish with 374 yards and two scores. He should remain a solid value pick at the quarterback position at FantasyScore when the Eagles face the Giants in Week 17.
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:14:07 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez has thrown six interceptions this year, but all of them haven't been game-changing turnovers. In Week 12 against the Tennessee Titans, Sanchez thrived on play-action passes as the team re-established the running game. Sanchez was 12-for-14 for 124 yards and a touchdown off play-action passes. Sanchez, in general, has been much better on play-action passes all year, which fits well with the team's offense. He also hasn't thrown an interception this year outside the pocket, and he's replacing QB Nick Foles, who struggled outside the pocket.
Fantasy Tip: Sanchez continues to thrive in this offense, and his Week 13 matchup is a good one against the Dallas Cowboys, who have struggled against quarterbacks in the last four weeks. Sanchez will cost you $6,800 at FantasyScore. Consider him if you don't want to spend top dollar on your QB.
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:59:55 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez completed 30 of his 43 pass attempts for 307 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions in the Week 12 win against the Tennessee Titans.
Fantasy Tip: Sanchez has eclipsed the 300-yard plateau in three consecutive games, emerging as a solid mid-level play in FantasyScore each week.
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 09:09:04 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles WR Jordan Matthews, who had seven catches for 138 yards and two touchdowns in the Week 10 win with QB Mark Sanchez starting, developed some nice chemistry with Sanchez in training camp this year. Sanchez may have completed more passes to Mathews than any other player in camp while working with the second-team offense. Sanchez immediately found Matthews for a touchdown when he relieved QB Nick Foles in Week 8 because of an injury, too.
"Of course we had something going on in camp," Matthews said. "We kind of had to. We were both on the second team at the time. So, I took the majority of the reps with him. After practice, I made sure I got extra reps with him. I knew that if I wanted to break into the lineup, I had to look good with the second-team first. That was definitely a point of emphasis for me back then. We continued to have a great relationship. I started building one with Nick (Foles), but now it's Mark's opportunity, so I have to go out and make plays for him."
Fantasy Tip: So, Matthews has five touchdowns on the season, and Sanchez has tossed him three of those. There is definitely some strong chemistry between these two, and it shouldn't go unnoticed. Matthews could be peaking at the right time for his fantasy owners as we near the playoffs. He could be a good candidate to buy right now.
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 08:58:23 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez threw for 332 yards and two touchdowns in the Week 10 win over the Carolina Panthers Monday, Nov. 10, in his first start since Dec. 30, 2012. WR Jordan Matthews had 138 receiving yards and two touchdowns, and RB Darren Sproles had an eight-yard touchdown run and a 65-yard punt return for a touchdown.
Fantasy Tip: Sanchez didn't look the the quarterback that we all came to know when he was with the New York Jets. Perhaps he can excel in the long run in Chip Kelly's system. Regardless, he should be a popular waiver wire acquisition this week, and he could put up a similar performance in Week 11 against the Green Bay Packers.
Mon, 03 Nov 2014 14:26:31 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez has all of the tools the team is looking for in a quarterback, according to head coach Chip Kelly. "He obviously has a big-time arm, he's got an NFL arm, he's got NFL feet, he's really, really smart, he's sharp, great work ethic, very athletic. He had all the things we're looking for in a quarterback," Kelly said. "He's a hell of a quarterback and we're excited that we got him."
Fantasy Tip: Sanchez likely will be the team's starting quarterback for most of the remaining games. Sanchez may not be a starting option each week for fantasy owners, but he could be a starting option depending on the match up.
Sun, 02 Nov 2014 15:22:46 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez threw for 202 yards and a pair of touchdowns in Week 9 against the Houston Texans, coming on for an injured QB Nick Foles (collarbone) in the first quarter. Sanchez also tossed two interceptions in his first action since Dec. 30, 2012, when he was a member of the New York Jets.
Fantasy Tip: Sanchez will be a popular low-cost addition in FantasyScore in Week 10 if Foles cannot go and Sanchez draws the start, especially since the Carolina Panthers present a fairly favorable matchup.
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:55:20 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez said he is not expecting a trade, because he has not heard anything from the team or his agent about a possible trade.
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 15:15:45 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez isn't interested in a trade to the St. Louis Rams, according to a source close to him.
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 14:14:40 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez is of some interest to the St. Louis Rams.
Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:50:39 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles QB Matt Barkley will start the final preseason game, because QBs Nick Foles and Mark Sanchez will sit out the game, according to head coach Chip Kelly.
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 23:37:28 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly has told reporters he would be open to trade offers for QB Mark Sanchez, presumably to let Sanchez have a chance at the No. 1 job with another team. Kelly also added that does not mean Sanchez will be dealt, as they need his depth-chart experience behind QB Nick Foles, but the team is always looking to improve.
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 19:27:56 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez completed seven of his 10 pass attempts for 79 yards in his team debut in the preseason opener Friday, Aug. 8, against the Chicago Bears.
Fantasy Tip: Sanchez relieved starter Nick Foles, working ahead of Matt Barkley, the quarterback he is battling for the primary backup job. Neither Sanchez nor Barkley will have any fantasy appeal unless Foles goes down with a long-term injury.
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 18:18:39 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez worked as the No. 2 quarterback during practice Saturday, July 26.
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 20:50:32 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez and QB Matt Barkley are still in a tight competition for the backup QB job, according to ESPN.com's Andy Jasner.
Wed, 18 Jun 2014 06:15:10 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez had his best day of five open practices Tuesday, June 17.
Wed, 11 Jun 2014 13:11:29 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez (shoulder) said he has been limited during organized team activities because he is still recovering from shoulder surgery. He said he expects to fully participate once training camp begins.
Fri, 30 May 2014 18:27:06 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez is looking forward to his future with his new team, and he chose the Eagles over other teams because of the offensive system and the weapons.
Fri, 30 May 2014 09:12:56 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez said he hasn't been limited at all in organized team activities by his surgically repaired right shoulder. "Maybe this whole shoulder thing and relocation has just been a blessing in disguise," Sanchez said. "Maybe that year off was exactly what I needed. Got a little rest for my legs, for my arm, and I feel great."
Thu, 29 May 2014 17:06:55 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez received most of the No. 2 quarterback reps during organized team activities Thursday, May 29.
Sun, 11 May 2014 08:17:56 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly said he expects a healthy competition between QB Mark Sanchez and QB Matt Barkley for the backup quarterback position. "[Barkley] had a real good offseason in terms of training," Kelly said. "It's a good time for the quarterbacks and receivers to kind of run and throw together, and I think Matt's throwing better here and there, too."
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 11:23:00 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez will slide into the backup quarterback role ahead of QB Matt Barkley. Barkley will likely be the team's developmental quarterback this year in his second season.
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 06:30:49 -0700
Updating previous reports, Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez's one-year deal is worth $2.25 million, but he can make more than $4 million if he hits all of his incentives.
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 06:15:34 -0700
The Philadelphia Eagles officially signed free-agent QB Mark Sanchez (Jets) to a one-year deal.
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 20:24:32 -0700
Updating a previous report, Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez will sign a one-year deal worth as much as $4 million.
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 17:29:52 -0700
Updating previous reports, Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez has passed his physical and will sign his contract Friday, March 28.
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 10:09:19 -0700
Updating a previous report, the Philadelphia Eagles agreed to terms with QB Mark Sanchez (Jets) Thursday, March 27. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 10:08:41 -0700
The Philadelphia Eagles are expected to sign QB Mark Sanchez (Jets) Thursday, March 27. Terms of the expected agreement have not been disclosed.
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 20:26:05 -0700
Free-agent QB Mark Sanchez (Jets) (shoulder) is in Philadelphia Wednesday, March 26, according to a source. He is expected to have his shoulder checked out by doctors of the Philadelphia Eagles. A deal is expected if his shoulder checks out fine.
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:38:00 -0700
Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell said the team has not discussed the possibility of signing free-agent QB Mark Sanchez (Jets) this offseason.
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 09:51:41 -0700
The Seattle Seahawks have no plans to bring in free-agent QB Mark Sanchez (Jets). "Obviously Pete (Carroll) has a strong connection to Mark and we think the world of him, but at this point, I don't see anything happening," general manager John Schneider said.
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:38:46 -0700
The Tennessee Titans have shown real interest in free-agent QB Mark Sanchez (Jets).
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:35:03 -0700
The Cleveland Browns have shown real interest in free-agent QB Mark Sanchez (Jets).