Mark Sanchez Extension: Sanchez To Get $27 Million Guaranteed Over Next Two Seasons

According to ESPN New York's Rich Cimini, the contract extension that the New York Jets and quarterback Mark Sanchez agreed to earlier on Friday night will guarantee Sanchez $27 million over the next two years.

Sanchez will get $27M guaranteed over next two years. Means he ain't going anywhere for a while. #Jets 18 minutes ago via web · Reply · Retweet · Favorite · powered by @socialditto

It appears that despite frustrating Jets fans and leading the team to a mediocre 8-8 record in 2011 after two straight appearances in the AFC Championship game hasn't scared the team away from making a long-term commitment to their young quarterback. It would appear that Sanchez will be playing in New York for the Jets for the foreseeable future.

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