Found August 26, 2013 on Football Nation:
We knew Rex Ryan was on a hot seat heading into this season, but I don't think anyone predicted this mess.The battle between Mark Sanchez and Geno Smith was a rather dull one, but a starting quarterback battle nonetheless. Both QBs made mistake after mistake and it was clear a starter wouldn't be named until the team saw some preseason action. Well, we're in our final week of the preseason and Ryan hasn't come any closer to naming a QB. In fact he's probably more puzzled and further from an answer than he was during the opening days of Training Camp.Mark Sanchez got the start during the beginning of Preseason and looked, well, like Mark Sanchez. So Ryan made the move that he ultimately was hoping he could do sooner rather than later, name Geno Smith the starting quarterback of the New York Jets (even if it's just for a preseason game).In just thirty minutes of play, Smith threw three interceptions and even suffered an embarrassing safety that only a rookie co...
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