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The New York Jets and their quarterback controversy have turned into Washington's political football.
In August, President Barack Obama questioned the Jets' decision to acquire Tim Tebow when they had quarterback Mark Sanchez, who had led the team to the playoffs two years in a row. Then this week, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid took a swipe at Republicans in the midst of tough fiscal cliff negotiations, comparing them to the Jets and their quarterback uncertainty.
In remarks on the Senate floor, Reid said the Jets have three quarterbacks - Sanchez, Tebow and Greg McElroy, who replaced Sanchez last Sunday and led the team to its only touchdown in a 7-6 win over the Arizona Cardinals.
Reid said Republicans can't decide on their leader either.
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This week the Jets travel to Tim Tebow's hometown to play the Jaguars, unfortunately for the legion of Tebow supporters who undoubtedly wanted to line up to watch him play quarterback, equally unfortunate for many Jet fans that Greg McElroy won't be getting the start either, as you know, since it's all that anyone has talked about the entire week, Mark Sanchez will remain...
When New York Jets coach Rex Ryan benched his quarterback Mark Sanchez on Sunday he made a statement.
Initially the statement seemed to be ‘forget Sanchez and Tim Tebow, I am going with the kid that went to Alabama: Greg McElroy.’
That thought was confirmed as a misfire on Wednesday when Ryan declared that he would return to Sanchez to start this Sunday’s game against the...
Backup quarterback Tim Tebow practiced on a restricted basis this week and was questionable on the injury report for Sunday's game against Jacksonville. Tebow could be a game-time decision on whether his injured ribs are healed enough to back up starter Mark Sanchez. He sat out last week's game against Arizona when Greg McElroy replaced Sanchez and led a touchdown drive...
Quarterback Mark Sanchez will get the start Sunday when the Jets visit Jacksonville.Fantasy Spin:Sanchez (12 TD, 13 INT, 71.4 QB rating) was benched late in the game last week against the Cardinals. Rex Ryan has Sanchez on a short leash right now and it's very possible Greg McElroy will take his place if he gets off to a slow start.
Tim Tebow is nothing if not a family man. The New York Jets quarterback has openly state on numerous occasions that family and faith come before football. That’s the main reason we laugh at the prospect of him being interested in people like Katy Perry and Kim Kardashian. It just would never happen, but the same cannot be said for the lovely actress he has reportedly been dating...
The quarterback controversy in New York appears to have no end in sight. And another wrinkle just made it even more complicated.
Mark Sanchez is keeping his starting job, for now. But after being benched for third-stringer Greg McElroy last week, and chants for Tim Tebow continuing to fill the stands at MetLife Stadium, Sanchez may not have that job for very long.
Now, as the Jets...
The New York Jets have found themselves in a rather familiar situation throughout the 2012 season. They are making headlines. The Rex Ryan era has been full of promises, successes, disappointments, and turmoil. The last three plus years in New York have been nothing short of a media frenzy, and it doesn’t seem to be stopping any time soon. Last Sunday, Rex Ryan chose to...
New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez isn't going anywhere in 2013.
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New York Jets tight end Dustin Keller sat out practice for the second straight day with a sprained left ankle, leaving his status for the team's game at Jacksonville on Sunday uncertain.
Backup quarterback Tim Tebow was limited for the second straight day with two broken ribs, and might not be ready to go against the Jaguars.
Keller, the Jets' second-leading receiver with...
Mark Sanchez statistically ranks as one of the worst starting quarterbacks in the NFL, but coach Rex Ryan still believes the embattled signal caller gives the New York Jets the best chance to win.
Despite being benched during another dismal performance, Sanchez will be under center to start the Jets' road matchup with the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday.
Ryan's faith in...