"Mark adores and respects Eva," Sanchez's rep said. "It really was about scheduling more than anything else. They will remain close friends."
The "Desperate Housewives" star confirmed her relationship status with the New York Jets' quarterback last month, telling Extra, "We're happy just dating."
Longoria has been keeping herself busy lately with Obama's reelection campaign. She recently starred in a political ad alongside fellow actresses Scarlet Johansson and Kerry Washington urging women to vote for the president instead of Mitt Romney. The 37-year-old also spoke at the Democratic National Convention earlier this fall.
As for Sanchez, 25, he is in the middle of NFL season, most recently taking a 29-26 loss against the New England Patriots. Sanchez fumbled on the last play of the overtime game.
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