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Taylor thinks Henne is better than Sanchez

Posted on: September 28, 2011 10:39 am
Edited on: September 28, 2011 10:41 am
 
Who ya got: Mark Sanchez or Chad Henne?(Getty Images/US PRESSWIRE)

Posted by Ryan Wilson

Jason Taylor, the future Hall of Fame linebacker, has played for both the Dolphins and Jets during his 15-year career, and he's seen quarterbacks Chade Henne and Mark Sanchez up close during their formative NFL years. And in a recent sitdown with NBC Miami, he compared the two.

"We need to grow and we need to continue to change, and I think Chad has grown immensely since I left here a year ago," Taylor said. "I saw a kid in New York, Mark Sanchez, that is young, I don't think he's as talented as Chad Henne."

Without knowing the context, your first reaction might be to think, "So when did Taylor start doing stand-up?" But he's serious -- at least as long as he's wearing a Dolphins' uniform. As PFT.com's Michael David Smith reminds us, team affiliation has a lot to do with Taylor's favorite quarterback.

In June 2010, when he was with the Jets, Taylor was asked to choose between Henne and Sanchez. He didn't hesitate.

"I know who I'm going to pick, and it's my quarterback here," Taylor said at the time. "I've always been one of those guys that rides or dies with his quarterback. Sanchez is my guy, and I better not hear anybody say anything bad about him."

It's a good thing Taylor doesn't play for the Colts because we're pretty sure the "I ride or die with my QB" mantra would go right out the window.

And while we applaud Taylor for his loyalty (even if he's a flip-flopper), the thing is, there isn't much difference between Henne and Sanchez, at least when comparing them using Football Outsiders' QB efficiency statistics.

In 2010, Henne ranked 17th in the league in total value and 22nd in value per play (Sanchez was 18th and 28th, respectively). Through three games of the 2011 season, Sanchez is 13th in total value and value per play, and Henne is 15th and 17th.

There is no dispute, however, when it comes to designer wife-beaters and off-white skinny jeans. Hands down, Sanchez is your man.


Pay no attention to A-Rodge. Mark Sanchez looks good. (GQ.com)

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Since: Nov 19, 2011
Posted on: December 25, 2011 6:15 am
 

Taylor thinks Henne is better than Sanchez



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Since: Jun 17, 2009
Posted on: September 28, 2011 6:02 pm
 

Taylor thinks Henne is better than Sanchez

Henne had Brandon Marshall to throw to though, and honestly the talent levels are similar for both those teams overall.


What??? The Jets have much more talent, and a far superior coaching staff. The Jets have much more talent than Miami over the last 2+ seasons. Henne has Marshall, but thats it. Over the last few years Sanchez has had Braylon Edwards, Santonio Holmes, Dustin Keller, Derrick Mason  and now Plax. Don't forget LT to throw to as well. I didn't even bring up Defense and ST's which the Jets are also superior.

I don't like both QBs to be honest with you, and as of now its a debatable topic. 



Since: Feb 19, 2011
Posted on: September 28, 2011 1:58 pm
 

Taylor thinks Henne is better than Sanchez

i can't believe we even signed that scumbag last year. what a POS joke taylor is. possibly the most overrated player of the last 20 years.



Since: Dec 18, 2006
Posted on: September 28, 2011 1:36 pm
 

Taylor thinks Henne is better than Sanchez

Is the NFL in the lockout again? Why is this story even matters? I think 90% of the players in the NFL will say their QB is better than the other 31 team's QBs. Ryan Wilson, are you that bored today? Hope you do know that we're into the 4th week of the NFL season. What are you going to write tomorrow, that Sanchez prefers boxers over briefs?



Since: May 31, 2010
Posted on: September 28, 2011 12:53 pm
 

Taylor thinks Henne is better than Sanchez

, the future Hall of Fame linebacker, has played for both the and during his 15-year career, and he's seen quarterbacks Chade Henne and Mark Sanchez up close during their formative NFL years.
Interesting that Taylor will go into the hall as a LB after playing DE his whole career.  And what's he supposed to say as a Dolphin anyway?



Since: Aug 30, 2007
Posted on: September 28, 2011 12:26 pm
 

Taylor thinks Henne is better than Sanchez

In Sanchez you at least have a guy that can win big games, as Romo has shown, that's kind of a trait you either have or you don't, and it might be more important than other traits. 
How would we know? Henne has never been in a big game and will never be in one with the current staff. His coaching is awful and his surrounding players doubt his ability and the coach's. I don't see Sparano making it past game 8.



Since: Sep 25, 2009
Posted on: September 28, 2011 11:41 am
 

Taylor thinks Henne is better than Sanchez

Henne had Brandon Marshall to throw to though, and honestly the talent levels are similar for both those teams overall.  The Jets CS is better and the defense a little better, but the Miami offense has better personnel.  Henne just isn't very good.  Sanchez isn't either, but he's a little better than Henne. 

Still, nobody in their right mind would take Henne over Sanchez.  In Sanchez you at least have a guy that can win big games, as Romo has shown, that's kind of a trait you either have or you don't, and it might be more important than other traits.  At least if you can play in big game situations maybe you can develop those other skills.  It doesn't seem like you can ever develop big game ability however.



Since: May 23, 2011
Posted on: September 28, 2011 11:17 am
 

Taylor thinks Henne is better than Sanchez

Jason Taylor.....he hated the Jets, loved the Jets, now hates them again. It seems that Taylor, who is nearing the end of his career, is looking for any type of attention. As with most sports, people should know that a person can be an All-Pro trash talker with the media, and only see the field on 3rd and long, if the Dolphin defense can get a team into that situation. Let's see how this artificial quarterback controversy plays out on the field. Good luck Jason, you're going to need it. Miami will not be going to the Super Bowl.


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