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A Marked Improvement In The Turnover Department For Mark Sanchez

The following is part of the the 'Tweets of the Week' distributed by Michael Signora of the NFL. He publishes and shares interesting tidbits each and every day from the Twitter account: @@NFLfootballinfo

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After leading the Jets to the AFC Championship Game as a rookie last season, quarterback MARK SANCHEZ has passed for 902 yards with eight touchdowns and no interceptions, helping the Jets to a 4-1 record and first place in the AFC East.

 

Sanchez and VINNY TESTAVERDE (2000-01) are the only quarterbacks since 1970 who had no interceptions through five starts to open a season after tossing 20 or more interceptions the previous year:

 

 

PLAYER

 

TEAM

NO INTs THROUGH

FIRST FIVE STARTS

INTs PREVIOUS YEAR

Vinny Testaverde

Jets

2001

25

Mark Sanchez

Jets

2010

20