SUSMark Sanchez
QB FA
3 months ago2 Comments

The NFL handed Sanchez a four-game suspension for a violation of the policy on performance-enhancing substances, James Palmer of NFL Network reports.

EDGE Analysis

Sanchez hasn't been called upon to perform since two appearances for the Cowboys in 2016 and hasn't been a regular starter since the second half of the 2014 season with the Eagles. Having said that, he still served as the Bears' third-string QB last year, so he holds a certain sway among NFL front offices. While he'll miss the first quarter of the upcoming campaign, it won't surprise if he latches onto a roster somewhere in the coming months.

SUSMark Sanchez
QB FA
6 months ago

Sanchez didn't take a snap with the Bears in 2017 and will enter the free agent market.

EDGE Analysis

Sanchez has been in the league seven years, but has attempted just 109 passes over the last three campaigns as a backup. He'll likely latch on as a second-stringer somewhere and he's unlikely to be a fantasy option unless he finds his way into the starting lineup.

SUSMark Sanchez
QB FA
7 months ago

Sanchez (illness) was not present on the Bears' Wednesday injury report.

EDGE Analysis

Sanchez sat out Sunday's loss to the Eagles, but that also may have been a coach's decision. The 31-year-old has served as Chicago's No. 3 quarterback this season, which should continue barring an injury to Mitchell Trubisky or Mike Glennon.

SUSMark Sanchez
QB FA
8 months ago

Sanchez (illness) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Eagles, Dan Wiederer of the Chicago Tribune reports.

EDGE Analysis

It's likely that Sanchez, who missed Friday's practice with the illness, is inactive in a coach's decision, as he's been stuck in the No. 3 quarterback role all season. Mike Glennon will serve as the backup to starter Mitchell Trubisky on Sunday.

SUSMark Sanchez
QB FA
9 months ago

Sanchez (illness) is not on the injury report for Sunday's game against the Saints, Jeff Dickerson of ESPN.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

Whatever issues Sanchez was dealing with that held him out of Thursday's practice look to be behind him. He'll once again serve as the Bears' No. 3 option at quarterback.

SUSMark Sanchez
QB FA
9 months ago

Sanchez was absent from Thursday's practice due to an illness, Adam Jahns of the Chicago Sun Times reports.

EDGE Analysis

Sanchez is reportedly dealing with the flue, so the team decided it was best he stayed home for the day. The veteran back up quarterback remains third on the Bears' depth chart.

SUSMark Sanchez
QB FA
10 months ago

Sanchez has recovered from a neck injury and was a full participant at practice Thursday, Adam Hoge of WGN Radio 720 AM reports.

EDGE Analysis

Sanchez did not practice on Wednesday, so this is a good sign the injury was a minor issue. The veteran quarterback remains third on the Bears' depth chart and is likely to be inactive on game days unless Mike Glennon or Mitch Trubisky sustain an injury.

SUSMark Sanchez
QB FA
10 months ago

Sanchez (coach's decision) is inactive for the Bears' Week 1 matchup Sunday against the Falcons, Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports.

EDGE Analysis

As expected, Sanchez will open the season as the No. 3 quarterback on the Bears' depth chart, with rookie Mitchell Trubisky slated to serve as the top backup to starter Mike Glennon. Sanchez is unlikely to suit up on gamedays in 2017 unless one of Glennon or Trubisky is ruled out with an injury.

SUSMark Sanchez
QB FA
11 months ago

Sanchez completed both of his pass attempts for 23 yards Saturday against the Cardinals.

EDGE Analysis

Sanchez was on the field briefly as the second-string quarterback and although he started moving the Bears offense, a bad snap on a third-down play resulted in the drive being aborted. As long as the team leaves Mike Glennon in as a starter, Sanchez will likely continue to serve as the backup while Mitch Trubisky is groomed to eventually take over as the first-string quarterback.

SUSMark Sanchez
QB FA
11 months ago

Sanchez completed one of four passes for four yards Thursday against the Broncos.

EDGE Analysis

Sanchez played for a short time during the second quarter, and had a pair of passes dropped, keeping him from being able to move the team down the field. He's been serving as the second-string quarterback throughout training camp, and he was utilized as such in this contest. Unless the team changes their stance on Mitch Trubisky's status as the third-stringer, Sanchez would likely be the starter should Mike Glennon missed time due to injury.