Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/16/14
Hold the press. Delay the papers. Week 1 of New York Jets' football is in the books and Tim Tebow isn't the starting quarterback yet.That title remains in Mark Sanchez's hands, and rightfully so. With three touchdowns, 266 yards, and one interception in the Jets' season opener against the Buffalo Bills, Sanchez can worry a little less about his job security this week.With the media, coach Rex Ryan, and the Jets' fan base waiting to scrutinize his every mistake, Sanchez was in a position where he had to play a nearly perfect game to keep his job.Other than a deflection-turned-interception in the first quarter, that's exactly what he did.But that doesn't mean Sanchez had much room for error. The interception was his only blunder, and even then, coach Ryan weighed his options."I was thinking we should bench him," Ryan said jokingly after the game, giving one of his classic gut-wrenching responses to a post game inquisition. Even though ol' Rex chuckled with laughter, there's some truth...
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