Sanchez (coach's decision) is inactive for Sunday's Week 11 tilt versus the Ravens, David Helman of the team's official site reports. The veteran signal caller will thus be out of uniform for the first time this season as a result of the long-awaited return of Tony Romo (back), who will serve as Dak Prescott's backup against the Ravens going forward.
Sanchez took over from Dak Prescott late in Sunday's 35-10 blowout of the Browns, completing his only pass attempt for eight yards and running the ball twice for minus-2 yards. It was Sanchez's first regular season action as a Cowboy, but it could well be his last with Tony Romo (back) getting close to returning to the lineup. With Prescott playing so well, the team isn't likely to carry three QBs on their 53-man roster, so Romo's return could well signal Sanchez's release.
The Cowboys will sign the recently-released Sanchez, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. After a stellar preseason, Dak Prescott proved to head coach Jason Garrett and the rest of the Cowboys' decision makers that he's capable of running the offense in Tony Romo's (back) stead. However, with only second-year pro Jameill Showers available for quarterback duty, Sanchez will be brought in to provide a veteran presence in the QB room.
The Broncos released Sanchez on Saturday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Sanchez's fate was seemingly sealed when he was held out of the final two preseason games, but Denver's brass has made it official. Head coach Gary Kubiak will thus hand the reins of the offense to Trevor Siemian when the Broncos open the post-Peyton Manning era on Thursday against the Panthers. Meanwhile, Sanchez could land on a quarterback-needy team like the Cowboys in the near future.
Sanchez won't suit up for Thursday's preseason game at Arizona, Nicki Jhabvala of the Denver Post reports. Sanchez's second DNP in a row could be the final nail in the coffin for life as a Bronco. With Trevor Siemian slated to be under center in Week 1, Sanchez is seemingly on pace to enter the free market in the near future, barring a trade to a quarterback-needy organization.
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