Mark Sanchez recently sat down with Boomer Esiason for an interview that will air Sunday on The NFL Today. Esiason pointed out to the second-year quarterback that his fellow USC alum, safety Troy Polamalu, did not play when the Jets beat the Steelers back in Week 16.
Here was what Sanchez had to say about Polamalu:
Number one, he’s just got such a nose for the football. He’s playing deep in Cover 2 somewhere (just like) Ed Reed, and these guys will come out of their zones and jump a shallow crossing route – and they’ll blow somebody up. He’ll hurt somebody for the game. And you don’t want that to happen to your guy; you lose a weapon and give them momentum. He’ll read your eyes so quick. If you stare something too long or double reset or pat the ball one extra time, he’s on you – he knows exactly what you’re thinking. It’s going to be a tough challenge and I’m excited to play against him."
To see the interview, play the video below.
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