The Washington Redskins are signing a new quarterback after Alex Smith suffered a season-ending injury on Sunday, during the third quarter of Washington’s loss to the Houston Texans.
The Redskins are reportedly bring on former New York Jets and Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Mark Sanchez for a short-term deal. (RELATED: Here Are The Best And Worst Moves From The NFL Trade Deadline)
Sanchez last played in 2016 for the Dallas Cowboys, the team that Washington is set to face on Thanksgiving. Ironically, Sanchez’s first game as a Redskin will come on the sixth anniversary of his most infamous moment, as ESPN’s Adam Schefter points out.
And Mark Sanchez’s Redskins’ debut will come six years to the day of this…. pic.twitter.com/LX5jmtC3Dg
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 19, 2018
Thankfully for Sanchez and the Redskins, the chances of Thanksgiving history repeating itself are very slim, as Colt McCoy is expected to remain the starter.
Still, if McCoy struggles, expect the rumblings to begin about the man people used to call “Sanchize.”