"No, Mark and I are, you know, fine," she quickly added."We're happy just dating."The new romance comes on the heels of Longoria's split from Eduardo Cruz in June.As for Sanchez, he was previously banging 20-year-old Kate Upton. Mark Sanchez and Eva Longoria proved the old adage it's never one person's fault when a couple breaks up -- instead, there are 53 people to blame ... Check out TMZ on TV -- click here to see your local listings!The two had begun seeing each other back in February of last year, just months after Longoria ended her marriage to NBA player Tony Parker.Russell Wilson from the Seattle Seahawks and Ciara Harris arrive for the State dinner in honor of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe And Akie Abe April 28, 2015 at the Booksellers area of the White House in Washington, DC.From Jessica Simpson to new mom Kristin Cavallari, many of Hollywood’s hottest starlets caught the love bug during an NFL Game.Simpson famously found love with Dallas Cowboys’ Tony Romo in 2007 before getting engaged to baby daddy and current free agent Eric Johnson. The couple is currently in the stages of planning their dream wedding, though the new baby proves to be slowing down the process.
The 37-year-old, who split from Penelope Cruz's brother Eduardo Cruz earlier this year after dating for 16 months, revealed: "Mark and I are, you know, fine.(Olivier Douliery/Getty Images)NFL Player Matt Forte and wife Danielle Daniels Forte attend Michigan Avenue Magazine's October Cover Celebration hosted by Chicago Bears Matt Forte at Eddie V's Prime Seafood on October 7, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.(Jeff Schear/Getty Images)NFL Player, Eric Decker, and wife and Country Singer, Jessie James Decker attend PANDORA Jewelry Valentine's Day Collection launch event at Soho Grand Hotel on January 20, 2016 in New York City. (Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)Minnesota Vikings player Jared Allen and wife Amy Johnson arrive at Muhammad Ali's Celebrity Fight Night XVIII held at JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa on March 24, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona.Since then, paparazzi has snapped photos of the couple out and about and now, Longoria has confirmed that they are dating on Extra with Mario Lopez. This isn't the first professional athlete Longoria has been involved with, she was once married to NBA star Tony Parker. But when looking at Mark Sanchez, he has a list of girlfriends that is almost on par with Derek Jeter.At different times, Sanchez has been linked to supermodel Kate Upton, actress Eva Longoria, supermodel Hilary Rhoda, and a girl named Lindsay Mc Cormick.Launch the gallery for more celebs who’ve dated NFL players, then sound off below.Mark Sanchez is back starting for a high-profile NFL team, which means he is in the spotlight again after being quiet for over a year while he was recovering from an injury.“I mean we’re talking about it a little bit, but for the most part it’s still put on hold,” Cavallari told Celebuzz in April.“[I’m] still not feeling rushed.” Do you think Longoria and Sanchez will making their way to the alter like Simpson and Cavallari?"I can't help but want somebody that's, I don't know, athletic. cohost Mario Lopez didn't hesitate to pry when the actress appeared on his show Thursday."You're an a--hole," Longoria joked when her longtime pal inquired about the rumored relationship.Sanchez’s fling with Eva Longoria was his last relationship that was made public, and that one ended for a pretty funny reason. You can click on the photo for the story of him with each girl.