Originally written on AFC East Daily  |  Last updated 10/21/14
In the midst of an easy final stretch of the schedule, the New York Jets are facing their usual late-season do-or-die situation. A win improves them to 6-7 and maintains their minuscule hope in attaining a Wildcard beth for at least one more week. A loss could mean a plethora of depth chart adjustments next week.The good thing is, the Jets are in Jacksonville to face an absolutely awful Jaguars squad. The Jags are 2-10 and decimated with injuries, missing running backs Maurice Jones-Dew and Rashad Jennings as well as receiver Cecil Shorts. DECIDING FACTORS:Leash length. Jets coach Rex Ryan opted to go back to quarterback Mark Sanchez this week despite benching Sanchez last Sunday after a three-pick first half. Greg McElroy came in against the Arizona Cardinals and was serviceable, leading New York down the field on his first drive and throwing the would-be game-winning touchdown. It was the first time Sanchez has ever been benched, but will it be the last? He's supposedly on a s...
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