Brooks: Hitting pause on Peyton
Bucky Brooks provides three compelling arguments why Peyton Manning suitors really should proceed with caution. More ...
"Mark is a very confident guy but not confident to a fault," Johnson later added. "I think he's going to be an excellent leader. I think we'll see a so-called growth spurt this year. I think he'll be very good with Tony's offense."
Sanchez, who received heavy criticism at times last season for his play, on Friday signed a three-year contract extension worth up to $58.25 million, with $20.5 million guaranteed. The extension gave Sanchez five years under contract.
"Sanchez is not leaving," Johnson said. "We've got a pretty good tether. We've got five years. We like Mark."