Found December 02, 2012 on Next Impulse Sports:
The Jets had about enough of Mark Sanchez on Sunday and chose to go with Greg McElroy midway through the third quarter. As McElroy got ready to enter the game the Jets ‘faithful’ gave one of the loudest standing ovations of the entire year. Sanchez was 10/21 with 97 yards and three interceptions at the time of his yanking.  So how did the rookie fare in his first drive?  McElroy led the Jets on a sustained drive and capped it off by connecting with Jeff Cumberland for a 1 yard touchdown pass.  Not a bad way to start in your NFL debut. Article found on: Cosby Sweaters
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