Mark Sanchez report card

Former NFL QBs break down his skill set in five categories, then you can grade the Jets' starter.

Mark Sanchez report card

Ask the analyst

Newsday's Neil Best turned to some former NFL quarterbacks who are now analysts for insight into the biggest issue facing the Jets: Mark Sanchez's abilities, or lack thereof. They helped us break his game into key components, without ignoring the larger question hovering over the franchise. That is, in his fourth season, is Sanchez on track to someday be a Super Bowl-winning quarterback?

Click a category on the left to read an analyst's take, then give Sanchez your own grade.

Born: Nov. 11, 1986
Birthplace: Long Beach, Calif.
Height: 6'2"         Weight: 225
Throws: Right
College: USC
Acquired: No. 5 overall pick in 2009 NFL Draft
Status: Extended through 2016, with $20.5 million guaranteed through 2013.