Mark Sanchez has some unlikely detractors around the NFL (see: Steve Smith), but also at least one seemingly unlikely supporter. Plaxico Burress and Mark Sanchez didn't exactly light it up in their lone season together with the New York Jets, but Plaxico Burress is still a supporter of the Jets quarterback.
Mark Sanchez needs to pull everything together if he is going to save his career with the New York Jets. There have been flashes, but never consistent play over an extended period of time. Worse yet, those flashes are a memory at this point, eroded by two futile seasons of offensive incompetence from the Jets.
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress believes Mark Sanchez will turn it around. The two spent one season together with the Jets in 2011. If anyone can tell a quarterback prepared to go from below average to a franchise cornerstone, it's probably Plaxico Burress. He was with the New York Giants as Eli Manning progressed from a weekly scapegoat for the Giants to a Super Bowl Champion and one of the highest-paid quarterbacks in the NFL.
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