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In case you missed it, the Jets hammered the final nail in their coffin with one of the worst displays of football this side of the infamous butt-fumble.
During Monday night's 14-10 loss to the Titans, starting quarterback Mark Sanchez was his usual dismal self. Check that -- he was worse.
Sanchez completed just 13 passes for 131 yards, tossed four ridiculously bad interceptions and mathematically eliminated the Jets from playoff contention with a fumble on the game's final play.
All that added up to a miserable 32.6 passer rating, which was outdone by his high-profile backup.
Predetermined to enter the game on the Jets' third series, Tim Tebow was under center for a handful of plays, attempting one pass (incomplete) and rushing three times for 15 yards. Yet, if you could believe it, Tebow technically finished with a higher rating than Sanchez -- by a whole seven points.
The proof is in the pudding (in this case, the following image).
In his postgame pres...
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With all the media scrutiny surrounding Tim Tebow throughout his NFL career, sometimes it’s hard to separate Tebow the person from Tebow the headline. Combine the oversaturation of all things Tebow with his overly positive persona, and it can be easy to forget Tebow’s feelings in this season’s Jets quarterback controversy.
Tebow feels misled by the Jets, according to Mike Freeman...
Rex Ryan’s body language as the seconds ticked off the New York Jets’ last gasp for a playoff shot said it all.
Ryan’s reckless use of foul language, the shoulder bump/check of his ailing quarterback Mark Sanchez, the half-hearted mid-field handshake with Tennessee Titans coach Mike Munchak and the pouty stomp off the field told us everything that we need to know.
The New York Jets' quarterback position continued to draw attention Wednesday. Coach Rex Ryan did not directly address questions about Tim Tebow's future with the team and Mark Sanchez, benched as the starter this week in favor of Greg McElroy, received death threats on Twitter that later were deleted by the sender. According to reports, Tebow will asked for a trade or...
Tweet The New York Jets were eliminated from playoff contention as a result of Monday’s 14-10 loss to the Tennessee Titans. Contributing to the defeat were five turnovers (four interceptions and a fumble) by quarterback Mark Sanchez, who now has seven fumbles and seventeen interceptions on the season. The frustration among Jets fans has [...]
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...
Is it time to play Tim Tebow, or is Greg McElroy the answer? One could only hope that Rex Ryan and the 6-8 New York Jets are ready to make a quarterback change after last nights devastating 14-10 loss to the Tennessee Titans that took the Jets out of playoff contention. The Titans intercepted four passes by struggling Jets QB Mark Sanchez – winning for the first time in [...]
The Jets have mercifully pulled the plug on Mark Sanchez.
On Tuesday, hours after being eliminated from postseason contention, New York announced that quarterback Greg McElroy will start in Week 16 versus the Chargers.
The move was first reported by the New York Daily News.
While now official, the news comes as a no brainer...
The 2012 season has been a forgettable one for the New York Jets. From the Tim Tebow media frenzy to Fireman Ed’s early retirement, the franchise and fan base have dealt with enough madness for one season. Unfortunately, it's still alive and kicking.There will be no Cinderella story for the Jets this year. It's another missed opportunity with no playoff appearance. After...
Rex Ryan had higher expectations for the New York Jets'
wildcat-style offense with Tim Tebow, and says things haven't
''panned out'' the way he or the backup quarterback
The New York Jets (6-7) somehow still have a chance to make the playoffs. The Jets will travel to Tennessee to play against the Titans. (4-9) The game is scheduled for a 8:30 pm EST kickoff and will air on ESPN as Monday Night Football.
In order to make the playoffs the Jets need to win their remaining three games and then hope that the Begnals and Steelers each lose one of their...
NASHVILLE Music City might be the home of country music, but the New York Jets departed here Monday night with a case of the blues.
Call them the playoff blues.
With their 14-10 loss to the Tennessee Titans at a sold-out and soggy LP Field, the Jets (6-8) saw their flickering playoff hopes extinguished in what turned out to be a comedy of errors for the visitors down the stretch...
Mark Sanchez blew the second chance Rex Ryan gave him. Now, it's Greg McElroy's turn to be the New York Jets' starting quarterback.
And, Tim Tebow? Well, he was leapfrogged by the third-stringer, fueling speculation that the team has little confidence in him as a quarterback.
Ryan decided to bench Sanchez on Tuesday after the fourth-year quarterback had another miserable...
The Jets hit another new low on Monday night, with Mark Sanchez doing all he could to set the quarterback position back a generation or two. Apparently, the Jets have seen enough.
the Jets have decided to start Greg McElroy — not Sanchez or Tim Tebow — on Sunday against the Chargers.
#EA Greg McElroy has been named the Jets starting QB for Sunday’s game with the San Diego Chargers...
The New York Jets’ playoff hopes ended in the most fitting way possible. Immediately after a shanked punt gave New York a great chance to come back and beat the Titans on “Monday Night Football,” the Jets turned the ball over on an embarrassing fumble.
The Jets were down 14-10 and had the ball at the Tennesse 25 with 47 seconds left in the game. Quarterback Mark Sanchez was...