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Lost in the fray of the Jets' decision to reanoint Mark Sanchez and rebuff Tim Tebow was the issue of Greg McElroy's out-of-the-blue concussion. The second year signal-caller suffered the brain injury in Week 16, when he was sacked an astonishing 11 times.
But he didn't want it to get out.
ESPNNewYork.com reports that McElroy hid his concussion symptoms "for days," telling only a few teammates of his condition and choosing to clam up to the coaches.
"He came to my room (on Tuesday night) and we talked about it," receiver Clyde Gates said. "He was hurting real bad. I was like, 'Bro, I know, I've been down that road already. I'm just saying you can't try to tough it out cause you going to end up hurting yourself. You've got to let everybody know how you really feel.' "
Guard Matt Slauson was also in the know.
"He definitely has that (warrior) mentality, but it got to the point where it was scaring him,&...
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There seem to be conflicting reports swirling in the air around Jacksonville, Florida the home of the Jacksonville Jaguars.On the one hand there are reports that Jacksonville wants to make substantial changes this offseason in order to be able to win games, but on the other hand there are reports that are saying it is "virtually certain" that Tim Tebow will be a member...
Following his second consecutive disappointing season at the
helm of the New York Jets, coach Rex Ryan is reportedly telling anyone that
will listen that he’d be better off being fired if the team isn’t willing to “rectify
player personnel and coaching issues on offense,” reports Manish Mehta of the
New York Daily News.
The Daily News has learned that Ryan, the swashbuckling...
With all the importance places on head injuries and concussions in sports over the past few years, all the safety measures in the world don’t help if players aren’t honest about their suffering.
Greg McElroy was sacked 11 times in the Jets’ loss to the Chargers on Sunday, and at some point during the game suffered a concussion — it’s not exactly clear when. McElroy reportedly...
It may seem a little disingenuous using a biblical reference to describe the latest situation surrounding New York Jets’ backup quarterback Tim Tebow but what would be the point in writing these things if you couldn’t have a little fun with it? Besides, it kind of fits in a way. Especially when you consider how Tebow’s football odyssey has gone so far.CLICK HERE TO READ MORE »
Mark Sanchez will get the start at quarterback Sunday in the Jets' season finale against Buffalo.Fantasy Spin:It's pretty much by default as Greg McElroy has been ruled out with a concussion. Sanchez will probably be on a short leash and could be benched in favor of Tim Tebow if he gets off to a rough start. Sanchez actually had one of his better games of the season versus...
The New York Jets have announced that Mark Sanchez will be the team’s starting quarterback against the Buffalo Bills in the Week 17 regular season finale on Sunday. Head coach Rex Ryan announced the move this morning.
Ryan also announced that Greg McElroy, who had started last week, is “definitely out” for the finale on Sunday against the Bills. He has a concussion, which was...
ESPN - The New York Jets' three-quarterback circus turned surreal Thursday morning, when Rex Ryan announced that Greg McElroy was being evaluated for a possible concussion and won't play Sunday against the Buffalo Bills in the season finale.
Bypassing Tim Tebow for the second time in as many weeks, Ryan said Mark Sanchez will start the game -- yet another blow to Tebow,...
Rex Ryan’s bravado may have finally got the best of him. The New York Jets head coach has always been extremely confident, in fact, cocky. According to those in the know, if team owner won’t make the changes Rex wants, he should fire Rex. See, Rex isn’t stupid, either. He didn’t say my way or [...]
In hour two of the Open Mike program from December 26, Michael Cohen welcomes in Mike Sanfilipo of Triple Coverage to get his take on the Giants collapse. The duo then talk about the Tim Tebow fiasco in New York, and whether the Jets should either fire or demote GM Mike Tannenbaum. That and the boys count down and look back at the year 2012.
Open Mike 12-26-12 pt2
Open Mike 12-26-pt2
So let me get this straight. We can talk till we are blue in the face about the future of Mark Sanchez. Talk ad nauseum about the unfair treatment of Tim Tebow. Ask a thousand times about where Michael Vick is going to be taking snaps, and dub a one game wonder in Matt Flynn the most sought after quarterback going into the 2013 offseason. But we don't have time to bring up...