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New York Jets Training Camp: Mark Sanchez Outperforms Tim Tebow In First Practice

The New York Jets completed their first training camp session, and the eyes were on newly acquired quarterback Tim Tebow and starter Mark Sanchez. In the first practice, Sanchez outperformed Tebow by completing 7-of-8 passes on 16 snaps with the first team, a 40-yard strike to rookie Stephen Hill on his first play but he also had one pass that was intercepted by Darrelle Revis.

As for Tebow, he lead the second team by going 4-of-5 on 12 snaps plus he ran the ball twice for 15 yards. Tebow did have a 45-yard touchdown pass to Jeremy Kerley, but it did not count due to a false start penalty.

Sanchez said he felt good after the first practice:

"Exactly what we wanted," Sanchez said after practice. "The pace, the tempo, the excitement. That was perfect. Exactly what Coach Sparano was preaching to us last night."

Tebow also discussed his first training camp practice as a Jet:

"I felt like it went really well as an offense," Tebow said. "I felt like we did some really good things. I felt pretty good about how I played out there. All of us got a long way to go, including myself... As an offense we made strides. As an individual, I made strides."

The next practice for the Jets is Saturday, July 28 at 8 a.m. ET.