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Criticize him all you want, Mark Sanchez is a prime-time performer in the playoffs because of his 4-2 record. Let's not forget that all four of his wins have come on the road in hostile environments like Indianapolis and New England.
It may be true that he hasn't performed well in some of his playoff wins as evidenced by his 62.4 rating in last year's AFC Wild Card game against Indianapolis, but he's won those games and he's played well in both playoff games that he's lost.
Last season against Pittsburgh in the AFC Championship, Sanchez threw two touchdowns and had a 102.2 passer rating in a late comeback attempt against the Steelers.
The year prior to that in a loss to the Colts, he had a 93.3 passer rating with two touchdowns and an interception. Oh yeah, he was a rookie, too.
Sanchez is young and he has to develop in many ways, but one thing he does well is rise to the occasion in playoff games. This is undeniable based on his numbers and his win-loss record in January playoff games.
If he can sneak into the playoffs this year, don't be surprised if Sanchez pulls off a few big wins again.