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Myers: Three-ring QB circus could Rex scrambling for job

Myers: Three-ring QB circus could Rex scrambling for job

nydailynews.com yahoo.com Updated Dec 3, 2012
Rex Ryan has been enamored with Mark Sanchez from the time he and Woody Johnson and Mike Tannenbaum took him to dinner following his private workout for the Jets one month before the 2009 draft. Sanchez picked a Mexican restaurant and showed leadership …
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  • Santonio Holmes won’t run again until April

    Santonio Holmes won’t run again until April

    profootballtalk.com Dec 3, 2012
    New York Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes is still in a walking boot and will require additional surgery in February on his injured left foot. The prolonged recovery means Holmes will not be able to begin running again until at least April. According …
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  • NY Jets quarterback fiasco between Greg McElroy, Mark Sanchez a…

    NY Jets quarterback fiasco between Greg McElroy, Mark Sanchez and Tim Tebow may end up costing Rex Ryan his job

    Rex Ryan has been enamored with Mark Sanchez from the time he and Woody Johnson and Mike Tannenbaum took him to dinner following his private workout for the Jets one month before the 2009 draft. Sanchez picked a Mexican restaurant and showed leadership …
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  • Raissman: Gang paints screen Green

    Raissman: Gang paints screen Green

    nydailynews.com Dec 3, 2012
    When Trent Dilfer said the Jets are “irrelevant,” he was guilty of making an unconscious statement in a conscious state of mind. The analyst, one of the best in the game, usually thinks before he speaks.
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  • Jets Insider: Tebow still not picture of health

    Jets Insider: Tebow still not picture of health

    Tim Tebow's health may be a bigger issue than first thought. Despite Rex Ryan saying Tebow is a candidate to start Sunday, the coach said the quarterback, recovering from fractured ribs, isn’t where he thinks he should be health-wise to play.
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  • Rex Ryan: Jets’ 7-6 win over Cardinals was “a beautiful game”

    Rex Ryan: Jets’ 7-6 win over Cardinals was “a beautiful game”

    If you watched the putrid offensive display in New Jersey on Sunday and thought Cardinals-Jets was a terrible game, Rex Ryan would like a word with you. Ryan said after reviewing his team’s 7-6 victory that he thought it was actually a great game. Just
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  • Game Balls…?: Technically what we saw yesterday was a win for t…

    Game Balls…?: Technically what we saw yesterday was a win for t…

    thejetsblog.com Dec 3, 2012
    Technically what we saw yesterday was a win for the Jets but it arguably set back the game of football some 30 years and I can tell you from actually having been there that it was as miserable in person as it was on TV. However, a win is a win nonethele…
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  • Rex needs 'more time' to mull QB decision

    Rex needs 'more time' to mull QB decision

    The morning after Rex Ryan benched Mark Sanchez for the first time in his career, the Jets head coach didn't reveal who his starting quarterback will be this week against the Jaguars.
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  • Have an N.F.L. Question? Judy Battista Has Answers

    Have an N.F.L. Question? Judy Battista Has Answers

    nytimes.com Dec 3, 2012
    Judy Battista, the N.F.L. reporter for The New York Times, will answer questions from readers.
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  • Larry Fitzgerald on Cardinals offense: You gotta laugh to keep …

    Larry Fitzgerald on Cardinals offense: You gotta laugh to keep from crying

    profootballtalk.com Dec 3, 2012
    Most of the coverage in the wake of the Jets’ 7-6 win on Sunday centered on their decision to pull quarterback Mark Sanchez in favor of Greg McElroy. That left the performance of the Cardinals offense a little underserved. It really shouldn’t be, thou
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  • Defense Overshadowed in Sanchez’s Benching

    Defense Overshadowed in Sanchez’s Benching

    thejetsblog.com Dec 3, 2012
    In a game where the benching of Mark Sanchez will be all the news that anyone talks about over the next few days, the Jets defense has to be lauded for their stout performance, writes Tom Pedulla in the New York Times. To that end, they performed with s…
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  • Leading Off: For the Chiefs, a Day of Sorrow and Inspiration

    Leading Off: For the Chiefs, a Day of Sorrow and Inspiration

    nytimes.com Dec 3, 2012
    At the end of a sorrowful weekend, the Kansas City Chiefs and their admirable coach rallied together.
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  • Jets Jersey of the Year?

    Jets Jersey of the Year?

    thejetsblog.com Dec 3, 2012
    That’s a pretty good joke, but how did he get that by the cagey NFL Shop profanity filters?
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  • Buzz: Keller Suffered High Ankle Sprain?

    Buzz: Keller Suffered High Ankle Sprain?

    thejetsblog.com Dec 3, 2012
    More bad news for the Jets offense: TE Dustin Keller has a high ankle sprain, per source. #nyj - Manish Mehta(@MMehtaNYDN) December 3, 2012 Well, whoever is throwing the ball this coming weekend will miss out on having Dustin Keller for the game. High a
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  • The Weird Gets Weirder

    The Weird Gets Weirder

    thejetsblog.com Dec 3, 2012
    Mark Sanchez was sitting at his locker, buttoning his dress shirt. Rex Ryan stood over him, arm draped over his shoulder, gently consoling him. — JP Pelzman on the Jets postgame locker room
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  • Jets Fan Breaks Out The Mark Sanchez "Buttfumble" Jersey

    Jets Fan Breaks Out The Mark Sanchez "Buttfumble" Jersey

    deadspin.com Dec 3, 2012
    It was over long before Greg McElroy put on his helmet, wasn't it? Mark Sanchez lost his team last week, when he ran headfirst into a lineman's ass. It's tough to be a respected locker room figure-a leader of men, really-when your career highlight ree
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  • Seven-step drop: Is Rex Ryan desperate?

    Seven-step drop: Is Rex Ryan desperate?

    The AFC East was 3-1 over the weekend. Here are seven notes and observations from the AFC East: Everyone knows about the New York Jets benching Mark Sanchez in favor of Greg McElroy in a win over the Arizona Cardinals. But something I noticed under the …
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  • Instagram: SNY’s Andrew Johnston Photos from Cardinals-Jets

    Instagram: SNY’s Andrew Johnston Photos from Cardinals-Jets

    thejetsblog.com Dec 3, 2012
    Thanks to Andrew for his great work getting a number of shots from the Jets game today.  Be sure to follow Andrew on Twitter. Enjoy! Andrew Johnston: “Tim Tebow on the sidelines. He is inactive for today’s game vs. Arizona #tebow #jets #nyjets #nfl
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  • The History and Math of Shonn Greene's Unselfish Slide

    The History and Math of Shonn Greene's Unselfish Slide

    nytimes.com Dec 3, 2012
    By deciding not to score, the Jets running back gave his team a better chance to win.
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Luck Continues To Lead 02:30

    NFL32OT: Luck Continues To Lead

    Dec 3
    Episode 229: Wendi Nix and Antonio Pierce discuss whether Andrew Luck can lead his team to the playoffs. Steve Young breaks down the expectations for Colin Kaepernick. The NFL32 crew discuss who should be the starting quarterback for the Jets.
  • Video - What's next for New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez? 03:30

    What's next for New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez?

    Dec 3
    Kimberly Jones, Ian Rapoport and Jeff Darlington join "NFL Total Access" on what will be next for Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez, and if Tim Tebow would have started if he was healthy.
  • Video - 'The Coaches Show': Who should start for the Jets? 02:25

    'The Coaches Show': Who should start for the Jets?

    Dec 3
    Should the New York Jets start Mark Sanchez, Tim Tebow or Greg McElroy. Our coaches weigh in on this hot topic.
  • Video - Sanchez back as New York Jets' starting QB? 03:04

    Sanchez back as New York Jets' starting QB?

    Dec 3
    Who will start as quarterback when the New York Jets take on the Jacksonville Jaguars this Sunday? Jets coach Rex Ryan discusses the current situation.

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    Dec 3
    On Sunday morning, I was talking to Joe Linta, the agent for the late Jovan Belcher, about the state of mind that might have made the Chiefs linebacker shoot his live-in girlfriend nine times with his own mother in the house and then, less than an hour …