Lockout affects Sanchez's preparation

With labor issues preventing contact with coaches, the Jets' QB is on his own for now

Updated: May 5, 2011, 10:58 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

MISSION VIEJO, Calif. -- When Mark Sanchez sits down to study football, he hears voices -- two men speaking to him from 2,800 miles away.

No, the New York Jets' quarterback isn't losing it. He welcomes the voices; they're helping him through the NFL lockout.

The labor dispute affects players in different ways. For Sanchez, it's robbing him the opportunity to spend invaluable time with offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer and quarterbacks coach Matt Cavanaugh.

A year ...

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