Posted: Wednesday November 28, 2012 6:11 PM

Sanchez's numbers better, but Jets QB struggling

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FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) - Mark Sanchez's overall statistics have been a bit better the last few weeks than they were earlier in the season.

He has completed more than 72 percent of his passes in two straight games and has a 300-yard passing performance. But the numbers don't tell nearly the whole story with the New York Jets quarterback.

Sanchez is still making crucial mistakes in games, just as he did last week in a blowout loss to New England, and the question remains as to whether he'll ever be better than he is now.

Coach Rex Ryan insists that the entire team needs to get better, and that it's not all on Sanchez. But Sanchez has failed to become the franchise-type player the Jets expected him to be when they drafted him in 2009.

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