Originally written on thepigskinreport.com  |  Last updated 10/19/14
When Rex Ryan finally had the stones to bench the disaster that has been Mark Sanchez and name a new starter, the national media went nuts. Why? Well because it meant “Tebow Time” was about to take over the big apple, right? Not so fast, my friend. Ryan names third string quarterback Greg McElroy his starter for this Sunday against the Chargers This comes just three weeks after McElroy led a victory over Arizona when he relieved Sanchez of his duties in the second half. While it isn’t surprising that Sanchez wasn’t going to suddenly fix all of his problems, it is a bit of a surprise that coach Ryan stuck with Sanchez when, remarkably, the Jets still had an outside shot at a playoff spot. For fans outside of the SEC, you’d probably never even heard of former Alabama star Greg McElroy before he got in the game less than a month ago. And how would you? All we’ve heard about all season was TIm Tebow and when he’d get his shot to run the anemic Jets offense. Yes, I’ve never heard so muc...
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