East Rutherford, N.J., Sept. 27: Rookie Mark Sanchez passed for two touchdowns and ran for a score Sunday, piloting the New York Jets to a 24-17 win over the Tennessee Titans.
Sanchez connected on 17-of-30 throws for 171 yards, connecting with Ben Hartsock on a 2-yard scoring play and Jerricho Cotchery on a 6-yarder. Sanchez's rushing TD was from 14 yards out.
Cotchery totaled seven receptions for 108 yards.
Kerry Collins passed 37 times with 15 completions for 170 yards and a touchdown for Tennessee (0-3).
Collins' touchdown pass was a 9-yarder to Nate Washington and LenDale White ran 5 yards for a another Titans score.
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