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No Guts, No Glory:
In the NFL, quarterback play determines if a coach ultimately keeps his job. It’s a simple concept that most understand. If the quarterback plays well, the team has a better chance to win and the coach has a better chance to keep him job. In contrast, if the quarterback plays poorly, the team’s chances of winning are dramatically reduced and the coach’s job quickly begins to be in jeopardy.
But for some odd reason Rex Ryan doesn’t either understand this concept or doesn’t believe it. Because he seems to think that his future is not tied to whether or not Mark Sanchez continues to stink up the joint.
“Obviously we need to win,” Ryan said on Thursday. “This is a big decision. (A big factor) in determining wins and losses is the play of your quarterback a lot of times. But no, I don’t feel that my future’s tied in with how we do things (with the quarterback).”
“Obviously, this is a win business and I know that,” Ryan added. “As Brian Billick told me the other day, there’s been 111 h
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ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Ryan is going to name Mark Sanchez his starting quarterback for the Jets’ game this Sunday in Jacksonville against the Jaguars. This comes just a few days after Ryan pulled Sanchez during the team’s 7-6 win over the Arizona Cardinals.
After being pulled late in week 13′s matchup against the capricious Arizona Cardinals after throwing his third INT and generally being ineffective, Sanchez will get yet another shot in the saddle. Rex Ryan has named Mark Sanchez the starting QB for Sunday’s game in Jacksonville, in what some would call an appalling display of “cement-headedness.” This decision [...]
Jets coach Rex Ryan reportedly is expected to name Mark Sanchez the team's starting quarterback for its Week 14 showdown with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Rex Ryan says he'll make a game-time decision on whether Tim Tebow plays in the New York Jets' game in Jacksonville against the Jaguars on Sunday.
Tebow, healing from two broken ribs, will travel to his hometown with the team and Ryan will determine before the game if the backup quarterback plays. Ryan says Tebow, who was limited all week in practice, did a lot more on the...
With an overflow media crowd waiting for him to officially announce the Jets' starting quarterback for this week, Rex Ryan took one step into the media room at the team complex in Florham Park, turned around and walked out. Last-second indecision? Anything but. Ryan wasted no time Wednesday in declaring he was going back to Mark Sanchez, who was benched against the Cardinals...
When New York Jets coach Rex Ryan benched his quarterback Mark Sanchez on Sunday he made a statement.
Initially the statement seemed to be ‘forget Sanchez and Tim Tebow, I am going with the kid that went to Alabama: Greg McElroy.’
That thought was confirmed as a misfire on Wednesday when Ryan declared that he would return to Sanchez to start this Sunday’s game against the...
The URL you entered is not a .mp3 file.In the opening hour of the Open Mike program from December 5, 2012, Michael Cohen breaks down the increasingly hideous situation that has developed with the New York Jets quarterback situation, as Rex Ryan endorsed slumping Mark Sanchez. Should Sanchez be back under center, or should they have gone with Greg McElory? Michael and guest Karen...
Just when the Jacksonville Jaguars thought they had a chance at selling out the stadium this Sunday, Rex Ryan named Mark Sanchez the starting QB for Week 14 spoiling the return of Tim Tebow to the Florida area.
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Mark Sanchez statistically ranks as one of the worst starting quarterbacks in the NFL, but coach Rex Ryan still believes the embattled signal caller gives the New York Jets the best chance to win.
Despite being benched during another dismal performance, Sanchez will be under center to start the Jets' road matchup with the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday.
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