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The New York Jets will continue to start quarterback Mark Sanchez for a least one more game. Color a lot of people surprised, but not us. Jets coach Rex Ryan pulled the plug on Sanchez last week following a three-interception first half, replacing him with Greg McElroy, who threw a 1-yard touchdown pass in the win.Ryan then said Monday that he needed a little more time to decide whether he would give McElroy the start in Jacksonville next week or go back to Sanchez. Heck, even Tim Tebow was in the mix (yeah, right). I wrote Monday that I thought Rex would stick with his golden boy Sanchez despite "reports" of "sources" saying the team was leaning toward McElroy. We'll call it the Blind Squirrel Theory. The move makes sense. Last week was the first time Sanchez has been pulled in his and Rex's three and a half-years with the Jets. So you put him back out there and see how he responds. If he struggles against the Jaguars, then that's the last straw.The ...
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Woody Johnson wanted Greg McElroy. GM Mike Tannebaum and OC Tony Sparano backed Mark Sanchez. Rex Ryan could have hitched his wagon to the owner while distancing himself from the embattled GM and quarterback. Instead, Ryan jumped into the lifeboat with all three. Now only Sanchez can save the crowded sinking ship.
The mind boggling three quarterback controversy, that never really...
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Joe Caporoso - Mark Sanchez vs. himself is without question the centerpiece of this...
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...
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...
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...
Most people in the known world consider themselves experts on the mess that is the New York Jets. The criticism has been far-reaching and heavy this year as the team has fallen to 5-7.
But Braylon Edwards seems to think he has the proper credentials for more potshots against the team, considering he played there for part of the 2009 season and all of 2010.
Edwards sent a tweet early...
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.
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...
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...
If one incident proved this week that, while class may be permanent form is certainly a favourable attribute to have, it was in New York as the Jets beat Arizona thanks to the unlikeliest of players.
The Jets, on a 4-7 record heading into the game and outsiders in the NFL betting odds thanks to having one of the worst offences in the NFL, overcame fellow strugglers Arizona 7-6 in...