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The New York Jets final two regular season games basically break down to being nothing more than glorified pre-season games (without any kind of glory I suppose). What should a Jets fan root for these upcoming weeks against the mighty San Diego Chargers and the Buffalo “Fredo” Bills?
Greg McElroy - You can’t say at this point it won’t be interesting or mildly entertaining to watch somebody besides Mark Sanchez pump fake and throw interceptions or Tim Tebow scramble around and do nothing. Hopefully, the coaching staff allows McElroy to operate a normal NFL offense, not the JV-high school offense the team normally runs. We aren’t going to learn anything about his potential strengths and limitations from having him go 10/14 for 86 yards next week because all he was allowed to throw was slants and boots. Ideally, McElroy plays confident, turnover free football and shows enough to be considered a reliable back-up next season or maybe even a competitor along with a veteran for the starting job.
Young D - No more 35% of the snaps for Quinton Coples who has a sack in each of the last two games and is starting to really come along in his rookie season. Get him out there for 50-60 snaps and let him get accustomed to the extended work. The same goes for Kenrick Ellis who will be your starting nose tackle next year when Sione Pouha is released. Demario Davis should be playing the bulk of the reps at inside linebacker alongside David Harris and Antonio Allen should continue to see increased reps at outside linebacker and as a pass rusher on third downs.
Wide Receiver Shuffle - Haven’t we seen enough Chaz Schilens and Clyde Gates at this point? You make Braylon Edwards your starting split end, to see how he handles major reps. You put Jeremey Kerley as your starting flanker since he has been your best receiver this season and could be in this spot next year if Santonio Holmes is released. You put rookie 7th round pick Jordan White in the slot, since he hasn’t been given a chance yet. They get all the reps. No Schilens. No Gates. Certainly no Mardy Gilyard.
Just Give Him A Chance - Give Joe McKnight 10-15 carries and let’s see if that 6.1 yards per carry can come anywhere near to holding up. It certainly won’t end up lower than Shonn Greene’s 3.9 yards per carry. Let McKnight and Bilal Powell who will both be on the team next year, while Greene probably won’t, handle the workload in the backfield.
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AROUND THE WEB
A report says that Tim Tebow and his girlfriend, Camilla Belle, have split up. No reason was given for their apparent breakup.
According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, Jets quarterback Tim Tebow will request to be either traded or released if Greg McElroy starts the final two games of the regular season.
Next domino in Jets QB situation: Tim Tebow will request to be traded/released after season assuming McElroy starts last 2 games, per source
— Manish Mehta(@MMehtaNYDN) December 19, 2012
The Jets hand over the keys to Greg McElroy against the Chargers. Across the division, the Patriots get Sunday off against Jacksonville while Miami clings to life as they host Buffalo.
According to Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports, the New York Jets plan on trading or releasing quarterback Tim Tebow in the offseason. In addition to likely parting ways with Tim Tebow in the offseason, the New York Jets are mulling whether to eat more than $8 million in order to cut or trade fellow quarterback Mark Sanchez, according to two sources familiar with the circumstances. The...
Now that the Mark Sanchez era is over in New York the whole world was chomping at the bits to see who the next starting QB would be. After Sexy Rexy named Greg McElroy the starter over Tebow, ESPN and the internet went nuts.
@PeaceOgodd doesn’t like the Jets chances with McElroy at the helms: Hahaha Jets choose McELROY!!!!! Hahahahahahahahaha he suck my nigga….Sad. Did everyone...
Greg McElroy has thought about this moment for years, ever since he was a young boy in Texas pretending he was Troy Aikman.
The New York Jets' third-string quarterback is getting his first NFL start Sunday, stepping in for the benched Mark Sanchez and leapfrogging backup Tim Tebow on the depth chart. Rex Ryan made the decision Tuesday to go with the team's seventh-round...
Breaking News! The New York Jets have named Greg McElroy the starting quarterback this coming Sunday against the San Diego Chargers.
Rex Ryan has decided to not start Mark Sanchez who has been awful all season long and probably is looking at his last days with the Jets.
Greg McElroy who led the Jets to a win a few weeks ago against the Cardinals in the 2nd half of the game...
According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, quarterback Mark Sanchez is expected to back up Greg McElroy during Sunday’s game against the Chargers.
With Sanchez being benched this week, many people wondered if Tim Tebow would back up McElroy since he’s been the Jets’ second string quarterback throughout the regular season.
Now with the report that Sanchez will back...
The New York Jets have a raging quarterback controversy on their hands. They have been juggling the trio of Mark Sanchez, Greg McElroy, and Tim Tebow all year long. However, they also seem to be concerned about their kicking game as well.Seen here is a Norwegian kicker named Havard Rugland doing some pretty amazing things with a pigskin. So amazing in fact that someone from the Jets...
Tim Tebow will ask the New York Jets to trade or release him after the season assuming Greg McElroy starts at quarterback for the team’s final two games, Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports.
Mehta’s report, which he calls the “next domino” in the Jets’ quarterback situation, comes after coach Rex Ryan named McElroy the starting quarterback for the team’s Week...
As if getting skipped over in favor of Greg McElroy for the Jets’ quarterback job wasn’t bad enough, US Weekly is reporting that Tim Tebow has split from girlfriend Camilla Belle. The two were first seen together at a bowling outing in October “grabbing kisses and holding hands” — Tebow is a registered virgin and saving himself for marriage, so that was probably the extent...
Days after the New York Jets announced that they will start
third-string quarterback Greg McElroy on Sunday against the San
Diego Chargers, multiple reports indicate that the team will part
ways with Tim Tebow.