Rex Ryan’s benching of Mark Sanchez in favor of third string quarterback Greg McElroy was a long time coming. But for 13 weeks, it seemed as though Rex’s continued support of Sanchez would never falter. This support, whether it developed out of loyalty or pride, had been quite costly to the New York Jets’ season. After three interceptions and three and a half quarters of complete incompetence, Rex was finally not willing to wait for the last shoe to drop and he quelled that supportive. His decision saved the Jets from losing to an inferior team and put him miles closer to still being the head coach next season.
Although starting McElroy seems like the next logical decision, it is not the decision made by Rex Ryan.… Read more