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Rex Ryan finally did what fans of the New York Jets had been asking for for weeks now, benching the struggling starting quarterback in favor of the back up in New York. But while Mark Sanchez was finally given the clipboard, it was not Tim Tebow who came in and led the Jets to victory.
It was Greg McElroy.
Now, if you do not follow college football, then you probably never heard of McElroy. That is, unless we are talking about him calling out the locker room of last season. But McElroy was a very efficient starting signal caller for the Alabama Crimson Tide, including a season in which he led the Tide to a BCS Championship.
Still, Jets’ fans should not get confused or too excited. That is not the second coming of Tom Brady or Steve Young. It is not even Colin Kaepernick. McElroy may have been the quarterback on record who picked up the big win for the Jets on Sunday, but a 7-6 home win over the Arizona Cardinals is nothing to get overly excited about.
After all, the Cardinals have n...
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Rex Ryan indicated after the New York Jets’ 7-6 win over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday that he may stick with Greg McElroy as the team’s starting quarterback.
McElroy replaced Sanchez in the third quarter of the game and threw a touchdown pass on his first drive. That was all the Jets needed to win.
Addressing the media in his postgame news conference, Ryan made it seem like...
According to a report, Jets head coach Rex Ryan may indeed make a QB change this coming Sunday. Mark Sanchez could be benched in favor for Greg McElroy.
Mark Sanchez played so poorly on Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals that the New York Jets decided to finally replace him at quarterback. They didn’t send in Tim Tebow to take his spot, but second-year quarterback Greg McElroy.
McElroy was a seventh-round pick by the team last year from Alabama where he won a national championship. He was activated on gameday Sunday for the first...
It is not a good sign for Mark Sanchez. After the quarterback was pulled during a 10-of-21 three interception performance against Arizona, his understudy led the New York Jets to an ugly win.
Greg McElroy was inserted into the game for the Jets following the benching of Sanchez. McElroy got the call into the game as backup Tim Tebow was inactive as he deals with a rib injury.
Rex Ryan is undecided on his starting quarterback for the New York Jets' next game, a day after he benched Mark Sanchez in favor of third-stringer Greg McElroy in the team's win over Arizona.
Ryan says Monday he needs ''a little more time to make that decision,'' adding that he wants to consult with his coaching staff. He expects to decide who'll start...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan has decided to go with Mark Sanchez as his starting quarterback for this week’s game against the Jaguars.
Rex Ryan told his team this morning that he chose Mark Sanchez over Tim Tebow and Greg McElroy.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 5, 2012
Ryan benched Sanchez last week in favor of Greg McElroy...
Good news, Jets fans -- Rex Ryan has picked a starting quarterback for this week's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Bad news, Jets fans -- it's not who most of you have been clamoring for.
Mark Sanchez, who has felt the wrath of the fans all season long and was benched in favor of third-stringer Greg McElroy on Sunday, will get the start Sunday, the team tweeted early...
While Greg McElroy may be the choice of New York Jets owner Woody Johnson, he is not the choice of head coach Rex Ryan, who has named Mark Sanchez as the team’s starting quarterback for this Sunday’s game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Sanchez was benched in New York’s Week 13 home win against the Arizona Cardinals after throwing three interceptions and failing to lead the...
During today’s press conference, New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan told the media that he’s very happy with his quarterback situation and he’s pleased with all three of his guys.
Rex on Jets QB situation: “I think we’re in a lot better situation than a lot of teams.” #nyj
— Manish Mehta(@MMehtaNYDN) December 3, 2012
Rex Ryan: “I’m comfortable and confident in all...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Greg McElroy made his NFL debut after Mark Sanchez was benched following three miserable quarters and capped his first drive with a one-yard touchdown pass to Jeff Cumberland on the first play of the fourth quarter as the New York Jets edged the Arizona Cardinals, 7-6, in a remarkable battle of offensive ineptitude Sunday afternoon. McElroy went 5-for-7...
Jets coach Rex Ryan reportedly is expected to name Mark Sanchez the team's starting quarterback for its Week 14 showdown with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
The New York Jets announced on Wednesday that Mark Sanchez will once again be the team’s starting quarterback against the Jacksonville Jaguars this weekend. Rex Ryan’s decision to bench Sanchez after a three-interception performance in the first half against the Arizona Cardinals last weekend led to speculation that the Jets could move forward with Greg McElroy the rest of the...
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