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The New York Jets have announced that quarterback Mark Sanchez will be benched this week against the San Diego Chargers, Greg McElroy, not Tim Tebow, will start.
The Jets sent out the following tweet: "#EA Greg McElroy has been named the Jets starting QB for Sundayâs game with the San Diego Chargers."
The bigger news is Tebow was passed over by McElroy, who was inactive last week. Tebow was signed during the offseason to be the No. 2 and when Sanchez is finally yanked, he's passed over? That in itself speaks volumes about how the coaching staff views Tebow and McElroy is not the quarterback of the future, so where does that leave the Jets?
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The Jets have mercifully pulled the plug on Mark Sanchez.
On Tuesday, hours after being eliminated from postseason contention, New York announced that quarterback Greg McElroy will start in Week 16 versus the Chargers.
The move was first reported by the New York Daily News.
While now official, the news comes as a no brainer...
Tweet After the New York Jets got another terrible performance from incumbent starting quarterback Mark Sanchez, the team announced Tuesday that third stringer Greg McElroy would be starting for their next game: #EA Greg McElroy has been named the Jets starting QB for Sunday’s game with the San Diego Chargers. — New York Jets (@nyjets) [...]
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With all the media scrutiny surrounding Tim Tebow throughout his NFL career, sometimes it’s hard to separate Tebow the person from Tebow the headline. Combine the oversaturation of all things Tebow with his overly positive persona, and it can be easy to forget Tebow’s feelings in this season’s Jets quarterback controversy.
Tebow feels misled by the Jets, according to Mike Freeman...
The New York Jets will consider all their options regarding quarterback Mark Sanchez in the offseason, a person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press.
The person, who requested anonymity because the team's personnel plans are private, tells the AP on Thursday that the Jets have not made any determinations involving Sanchez.
That means the benched quarterback...
Rex Ryan’s body language as the seconds ticked off the New York Jets’ last gasp for a playoff shot said it all.
Ryan’s reckless use of foul language, the shoulder bump/check of his ailing quarterback Mark Sanchez, the half-hearted mid-field handshake with Tennessee Titans coach Mike Munchak and the pouty stomp off the field told us everything that we need to know.
Recently benched quarterback Mark Sanchez has been "coddled" by
the Jets and would be a "bad apple" as a backup in New York next
season, one former teammate says.
Tweet The New York Jets were eliminated from playoff contention as a result of Monday’s 14-10 loss to the Tennessee Titans. Contributing to the defeat were five turnovers (four interceptions and a fumble) by quarterback Mark Sanchez, who now has seven fumbles and seventeen interceptions on the season. The frustration among Jets fans has [...]
The 2012 season has been a forgettable one for the New York Jets. From the Tim Tebow media frenzy to Fireman Ed’s early retirement, the franchise and fan base have dealt with enough madness for one season. Unfortunately, it's still alive and kicking.There will be no Cinderella story for the Jets this year. It's another missed opportunity with no playoff appearance. After...
FN FolliesEvery week, I try not to write about the New York Jets or the San Diego Chargers. But every week, these two teams seem to find one way or another to make it into this column. And yet again, this week is no exception.Good news, Chargers fans – despite your team’s pathetic performance in a 31-7 loss to the Carolina Panthers last Sunday, your team will be spared this week...
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Rex Ryan had higher expectations for the New York Jets'
wildcat-style offense with Tim Tebow, and says things haven't
''panned out'' the way he or the backup quarterback
NASHVILLE Music City might be the home of country music, but the New York Jets departed here Monday night with a case of the blues.
Call them the playoff blues.
With their 14-10 loss to the Tennessee Titans at a sold-out and soggy LP Field, the Jets (6-8) saw their flickering playoff hopes extinguished in what turned out to be a comedy of errors for the visitors down the stretch...
The New York Jets’ playoff hopes ended in the most fitting way possible. Immediately after a shanked punt gave New York a great chance to come back and beat the Titans on “Monday Night Football,” the Jets turned the ball over on an embarrassing fumble.
The Jets were down 14-10 and had the ball at the Tennesse 25 with 47 seconds left in the game. Quarterback Mark Sanchez was...