Let’s end the rhetoric when it comes to who will have the biggest voice when it’s time to name the Jets starting quarterback for the 2013 season opener. It’s not going to be coach Rex Ryan or general manager John Idzik. It’s going to be offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg.
Why? It’s his offense.
Idzik on Saturday and Ryan yesterday have spent two days trying to convince us the decision on whether Mark Sanchez or Geno Smith will be behind center against the Bucs will be “a collective effort.” Seemingly just about everyone on the staff will be consulted before a decision is rendered.
“It’s always going to be a New York Jet decision. It’s always a team thing” Ryan said yesterday echoing Idzik’s words on Saturday.
Truth is the only voice that matters is Mornhinweg’s. Clearly Ryan has handed over the entire offense to Mornhinweg who joined the Jets after serving as the offensive coordinator for the Eagles the last seven seasons. With a resume that includes working with Brett Favre