Oct. 2, 2011: In a primetime showcase that changed the trajectory of their season, the Jets are blown out by the Baltimore Ravens. Sanchez turns it over twice and throws for 118 yards. Wide receiver Santonio Holmes later criticizes Sanchez and the Jets' offensive line.
Nov. 17, 2011: In another primetime affair, Sanchez throws a deadly third-quarter pick six that keeps the Denver Broncos alive. Old friend Tim Tebow stuns the Jets with a game-winning 95-yard drive in the final minutes.
Jan. 1, 2012: Sanchez throws three interceptions against the Miami Dolphins as the Jets end their season on a three-game losing streak. In the week that follows, Sanchez is ripped by anonymous Jets. He later calls the criticism "gutless."
Sept. 9, 2012: After the Jets' first-team offense was blanked for the entirety of the preseason, Sanchez throws three touchdown passes in leading the Jets to a rout of the Buffalo Bills in the season opener.
Sept. 30, 2012: The Jets are shutout at home by the San Francisco 49ers. Sanchez throws for 103 yards, one of seven games he'll throw for 150 yards or less during season. Chants of "Te-bow" ring through the Meadowlands.
Nov. 22, 2012: The Butt-Fumble.
Dec. 17, 2012: Sanchez throws four interceptions and loses a fumble as the Jets are eliminated from playoff contention with a loss to the Tennessee Titans. After consecutive trips to the AFC title games to start his career, Sanchez and the Jets miss the postseason for the second year in a row. After the game, Ryan won't call Sanchez the starter.
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