Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/2/12
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Greg McElroy made his NFL debut after Mark Sanchez was benched following three miserable quarters and capped his first drive with a one-yard touchdown pass to Jeff Cumberland on the first play of the fourth quarter as the New York Jets edged the Arizona Cardinals, 7-6, in a remarkable battle of offensive ineptitude Sunday afternoon. McElroy went 5-for-7 for 29 yards and Shonn Greene rushed 24 times for 104 yards as the Jets improved to 5-7 and kept their slim playoff hopes alive. The Cardinals have quarterback issues of their own after third-stringer Ryan Lindley went 10-for-31 for 72 yards in Arizona's eighth straight loss following a 4-0 start. Jets head coach Rex Ryan had been unwaveringly loyal to the increasingly error-prone Sanchez, who entered Sunday with eight turnovers in his last five games and 15 overall this season. But Ryan finally saw enough Sunday after Sanchez went 10-for-21 with three interceptions and a 21.4 passer rating in the Jets' f...
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