Originally written on NFL Injury Report  |  Last updated 11/8/14
New York Jets quarterback Greg McElroy hid a concussion sustained last weekend against the San Diego Chargers, reports Jane McManus of ESPN New York. The New York Jets' coaching staff didn't know Greg McElroy had been experiencing concussion symptoms this week.  His teammates did.  According to several players McElroy confided in, the quarterback had been wrestling for days with the decision to tell the Jets' medical staff of his symptoms. After discovering McElroy’s condition, coach Rex Ryan immediately named Mark Sanchez as the starter for the team’s season finale against the Buffalo Bills. In going with Sanchez, who was benched for the Chargers’ game, Ryan once again passed over Tim Tebow. Ryan told reporters that while McElroy should have been honest with the team, he understands the hesitancy to give up a starting opportunity in a league where they don’t come easily. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.thenflinjuryreport.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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