Sanchez Wins Rookie of the Week!

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Sanchez Wins Rookie of the Week!

QB Mark Sanchez has won the Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week award for Week 1 of regular season. He recorded the third most passing yards in NFL history for a rookie in Week One with 272 yards completing 18 of 31 passes with one touchdown and one interception for a passer rating of 84.3 in the Jets' 24 - 7 win over the Houston Texans. Sanchez led a Jets offense that gained a total 462 yards and controlled the ball for nearly 39 minutes.

Sanchez beat fellow rookies WR Kenny Britt of Tennessee, WR Percy Harvin of Minnesota, WR Louis Murphy of Oakland and OL Michael Oher of Baltimore.

After the regular season, five players will be nominated for Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year honors. Fans can vote for the winner on throughout the month of January. The winner will be announced at a press conference at Super Bowl XLIV in South Florida.

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  • AJayJay – 09/18/2009 03:27:16 pm

    Hopefully the first of many awards for Sanchize

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