Originally Posted by SAR I
And again, the Jets didn't draft Mark Sanchez to be the next Dan Marino. Of course you hope that that's what he becomes, but the Jets were desperate and there were no other quarterbacks on the roster or in free agency that they could get.
Jason Campbell was available and had already proven the ability to be a game manager.
The Redskins wanted to trade him to move up for Sanchez. They thought Sanchez would be a stud.