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Rex Ryan is taking his sweet time picking a Jets quarterback to start against the Jaguars on Sunday, but league sources tell CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora that Ryan is leaning toward starting Greg McElroy at Jacksonville.
The staff has noted the improved pace and verve of the offense during McElroy's brief stint replacing starter Mark Sanchez and rallying the team for a win over Arizona. The players responded well to the novice passer in the huddle, and there was a renewed spirit from the moribund offense, which Sanchez continued to slump and turn the ball over.
One source suggested to La Canfora it was 65-35 in McElroy's favor but noted that Ryan still was set to meet with general manager Mike Tannenbaum about the issue tonight. Tannenbaum moved up to draft Sanchez and has rewarded him handily with contracts, and Sanchez is likely bound to New York next season with $8.25 million fully guaranteed on his deal with no offsets and language requiring that full sum to be paid within 30 days if the former first-round pick is released. Source: CBS Sports Attached Thumbnails
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Rex Ryan indicated after the New York Jets’ 7-6 win over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday that he may stick with Greg McElroy as the team’s starting quarterback.
McElroy replaced Sanchez in the third quarter of the game and threw a touchdown pass on his first drive. That was all the Jets needed to win.
Addressing the media in his postgame news conference, Ryan made it seem like...
Rex Ryan is undecided on his starting quarterback for the New York Jets' next game, a day after he benched Mark Sanchez in favor of third-stringer Greg McElroy in the team's win over Arizona.
Ryan says Monday he needs ''a little more time to make that decision,'' adding that he wants to consult with his coaching staff. He expects to decide who'll start...
Good news, Jets fans -- Rex Ryan has picked a starting quarterback for this week's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Bad news, Jets fans -- it's not who most of you have been clamoring for.
Mark Sanchez, who has felt the wrath of the fans all season long and was benched in favor of third-stringer Greg McElroy on Sunday, will get the start Sunday, the team tweeted early...
According to a report, Jets head coach Rex Ryan may indeed make a QB change this coming Sunday. Mark Sanchez could be benched in favor for Greg McElroy.
Woody Johnson wanted Greg McElroy. GM Mike Tannebaum and OC Tony Sparano backed Mark Sanchez. Rex Ryan could have hitched his wagon to the owner while distancing himself from the embattled GM and quarterback. Instead, Ryan jumped into the lifeboat with all three. Now only Sanchez can save the crowded sinking ship.
The mind boggling three quarterback controversy, that never really...
During today’s press conference, New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan told the media that he’s very happy with his quarterback situation and he’s pleased with all three of his guys.
Rex on Jets QB situation: “I think we’re in a lot better situation than a lot of teams.” #nyj
— Manish Mehta(@MMehtaNYDN) December 3, 2012
Rex Ryan: “I’m comfortable and confident in all...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan has decided to go with Mark Sanchez as his starting quarterback for this week’s game against the Jaguars.
Rex Ryan told his team this morning that he chose Mark Sanchez over Tim Tebow and Greg McElroy.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 5, 2012
Ryan benched Sanchez last week in favor of Greg McElroy...
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.
Don’t worry you’re not hallucinating, the headline actually includes the name of the New York Jets (5-7) third-string quarterback. Second-year former Alabama quarterback Greg McElroy replaced Mark Sanchez on the team’s final drive of the third quarter.
In his first ever regular season game action, McElroy led the Jets to what ended up being the game-winning touchdown in his...
The New York Jets announced on Wednesday that Mark Sanchez will once again be the team’s starting quarterback against the Jacksonville Jaguars this weekend. Rex Ryan’s decision to bench Sanchez after a three-interception performance in the first half against the Arizona Cardinals last weekend led to speculation that the Jets could move forward with Greg McElroy the rest of the...
The New York Jets (5-7) beat the Arizona Cardinals (4-8) 7-6, today at MetLife Stadium from East Rutherford, NJ.
This was the most unwatchable game, and yet the Jets won the football game over the Cardinals in a ugly fashion way.
Mark Sanchez had the worse game of his entire football career. He wasn't going to survive this game in way shape or form.
In the third quarter...
It is not a good sign for Mark Sanchez. After the quarterback was pulled during a 10-of-21 three interception performance against Arizona, his understudy led the New York Jets to an ugly win.
Greg McElroy was inserted into the game for the Jets following the benching of Sanchez. McElroy got the call into the game as backup Tim Tebow was inactive as he deals with a rib injury.
In a not-so-surprising move, Rex Ryan finally announced that Mark Sanchez would start for the New York Jets (5-7) this Sunday in Jacksonville when they face the Jaguars (2-10).
There had been a ton of speculation that Greg McElroy would get the nod, especially when reports surfaced that he was the quarterback owner Woody Johnson wanted to start. However, the decision was solely on...
While Greg McElroy may be the choice of New York Jets owner Woody Johnson, he is not the choice of head coach Rex Ryan, who has named Mark Sanchez as the team’s starting quarterback for this Sunday’s game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Sanchez was benched in New York’s Week 13 home win against the Arizona Cardinals after throwing three interceptions and failing to lead the...
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