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McElroy Shines in Place of Sanchez

McElroy Shines in Place of Sanchez

nytimes.com nydailynews.com Updated Dec 2, 2012
A capsule look at the Jets' 7-6 win over the Cardinals.
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  • Rasheed Wallace, Carmelo Anthony and NY Knicks may want to come…

    Rasheed Wallace, Carmelo Anthony and NY Knicks may want to come up with a new signal for made 3-pointer instead of 'three to the

    nydailynews.com Dec 2, 2012
    Here was Carmelo Anthony draining four 3-pointers against an inferior Phoenix Suns team on Sunday at the Garden and then putting a couple of fingers next to his head every time he hit one, as if he were shooting himself. On his fourth one, he was quite …
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  • Don Banks: Surprisingly, the race is on in NFC West, North; mor…

    Don Banks: Surprisingly, the race is on in NFC West, North; more Snaps

    CNNSI.com Dec 2, 2012
    BALTIMORE -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a tragedy-marred Week 13 in the NFL, but one that treated us to multiple fantastic finishes...
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  • Rex Ryan on pulling Mark Sanchez: ‘I needed to make a change’ (…

    Rex Ryan on pulling Mark Sanchez: ‘I needed to make a change’ (VIDEO)

    Mark Sanchez threw three interceptions in five possessions during the New York Jets improbable win over the Arizona Cardinals. Jets coach Rex Ryan pulled Sanchez from the game, and Greg McElroy came in and threw the game's only touchdown. ESPN's Jane Mc…
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  • Browner, Sherman are expected to be available next week

    Browner, Sherman are expected to be available next week

    profootballtalk.com Dec 2, 2012
    The good news for the Seahawks?  Per a source with knowledge of the situation, they’re expected to have cornerbacks Brandon Browner and Richard Sherman (pictured) available for next week’s visit from the Cardinals. The not-as-good news?  They don’
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  • Megatron Makes It Look Easy: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    Megatron Makes It Look Easy: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Dec 2, 2012
    We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from the silky-smooth Calvin Johnson to Mark Sanchez getting his hopes up. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, so stay tuned. More »
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  • Knicks' Felton suffers bone bruise in left hand

    Knicks' Felton suffers bone bruise in left hand

    ESPN.com Dec 2, 2012
    New York Knicks point guard Raymond Felton suffered a contusion and a bone bruise in his left hand late in the Knicks' 106-99 win over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday.
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  • New York Knicks 106, Phoenix Suns 99 - More of the same

    New York Knicks 106, Phoenix Suns 99 - More of the same

    After a three-game respite, the Phoenix Suns played to the script they have followed most of the season by getting down big early before fighting back and ultimately falling short thanks to far too...
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  • Cards grab lead after atrocious offensive first half

    Cards grab lead after atrocious offensive first half

    profootballtalk.com Dec 2, 2012
    It took the full 30 minutes, but someone finally scored in the Meadowlands. Jay Feely’s field goal as time expired in the first half put the Cardinals ahead 3-0 in a game that’s been hard to watch on both sides. The Cardinals finally scored on their 8
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  • Rasheed Wallace Just Got Ejected After 85 Seconds Of Playing Ti…

    Rasheed Wallace Just Got Ejected After 85 Seconds Of Playing Time

    deadspin.com Dec 2, 2012
    And it was for the best reason. His first tech, naturally, was for shoving [UPDATE: More of a whack, really] Luis Scola. Goran Dragic went to the line to shoot his technical free throw. He missed. Sheed yelled, "Ball don't lie!", as he is wont…
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  • Jets' Tebow not active vs. Cardinals

    Jets' Tebow not active vs. Cardinals

    ESPN.com Dec 2, 2012
    Tim Tebow will not be active for the New York Jets as they host the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. The backup quarterback sustained two cracked ribs in a game against Seattle on Nov. 11, and did not practice much all week.
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  • Three early games and flurry of inactives

    Three early games and flurry of inactives

    ESPN.com Dec 2, 2012
    NFC West Inactive Players: Dec. 2, 2012 CHICAGO -- All four NFC West teams are playing early games Sunday. As a result, news regarding inactive players hit all at once. Let's sort through what it means. Arizona Cardinals: With Andre Roberts out, rookie …
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  • The Suns Will Give You Your Money Back If You Don't Have "…

    The Suns Will Give You Your Money Back If You Don't Have "Fun" And The Bobcats Will Give You Tickets For Next Game If You Stay T

    deadspin.com Dec 2, 2012
    Neither the Bobcats nor the Suns are particularly woebegone NBA teams in strictly basketball terms-the Bobcats are enjoying perhaps their best start ever, sitting pretty at 7-8 having already equaled their win total from last season, while the Suns are
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  • Video - Will Greg McElroy Start Next Week? 01:28

    Will Greg McElroy Start Next Week?

    Dec 2
    Rich Cimini discusses the reaction to Greg McElroy's performance against the Cardinals.
  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Cardinals-Jets Recap 01:32

    Sunday Blitz: Cardinals-Jets Recap

    Dec 2
    Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Jets' 7-6 win over the Cardinals
  • Video - Sanchez Benched, McElroy Lifts Struggling Jets 00:44

    Sanchez Benched, McElroy Lifts Struggling Jets

    Dec 2
    Greg McElroy stepped in for the struggling Mark Sanchez, who threw three interceptions on the day, and tossed a touchdown pass to help the Jets top the Cardinals 7-6.
  • Video - Cardinals postgame press conference 02:10

    Cardinals postgame press conference

    Dec 2
    Cardinals react following game with Jets

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  • Don Banks: Backs against wall, Batch, Steelers prove they're not quite don…

    Dec 2
    BALTIMORE -- We probably should have seen this one coming. The aging Charlie Batch has looked like he was on his last legs for years now. Just like the aging Pittsburgh Steelers. But they both refuse to go away. At least quietly.
  • Orlando Magic defeat Dwight Howard's Lakers

    Dec 2
    The Magic turned the tables on Dwight Howard and were able to get a victory at Staples center.
  • Don Banks: Surprisingly, the race is on in NFC West, North; more Snaps

    Dec 2
    BALTIMORE -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a tragedy-marred Week 13 in the NFL, but one that treated us to multiple fantastic finishes...