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Sanchez shows he's not good enough

To finally overtake Pats in East, Jets needed QB to improve -- not regress -- in Year 3

Updated: November 14, 2011, 2:48 PM ET
By Johnette Howard | ESPNNewYork.com

East Rutherford, N.J. -- Mark Sanchez wasn't the only reason the New York Jets were humiliated by the visiting New England Patriots on Sunday night with everything they've been building toward since Rex Ryan arrived in New York sitting on a platter, ready for them to take. But the third-year quarterback needed to take a step forward if the Jets were going to finally step on the Patriots' necks and hasten the talk that the Pats' hold on the AFC East is over. But instead, Sanchez regressed.

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