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Sanchez is expected to be No. 2 on Sunday

Sanchez is expected to be No. 2 on Sunday

profootballtalk.com nydailynews.com Updated Dec 21, 2012
Well, now we know how the Jets currently regard Tim Tebow in relation to Mark Sanchez. Per Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, Sanchez will serve as the No. 2 quarterback on Sunday against the Chargers, behind new starter/previously consistently in…
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  • Vick still sees self as a starting quarterback

    Vick still sees self as a starting quarterback

    nydailynews.com Dec 21, 2012
    The Daily News reported that Michael Vick, the benched Eagles quarterback, would be amenable to joining the Jets this offseason if Mark Sanchez is out of the equation, and Vick made clear that wherever he plays, he intends to start.
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  • Folk on Injury Report?

    Folk on Injury Report?

    thejetsblog.com Dec 21, 2012
    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — An unusual name popped up on the Jets injury report on Thursday but a back injury to Nick Folk won’t keep the Jets kicker out for Sunday’s game against the Chargers. On Wednesday, Folk had a “tweak” he suffered during practi
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  • Nice-Guy Ryan Gets in the Way of Coach Ryan

    Nice-Guy Ryan Gets in the Way of Coach Ryan

    nytimes.com Dec 21, 2012
    Rex Ryan is a brilliant strategist and can be loyal to the point of defiance, but sometimes his propensity to be caring can impede his ability to act in the greater good of the Jets.
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  • Peterson, Megatron aren’t the only ones closing in on NFL recor…

    Peterson, Megatron aren’t the only ones closing in on NFL records

    profootballtalk.com Dec 21, 2012
    Every NFL fan knows that Vikings running back Adrian Peterson and Lions receiver Calvin Johnson are closing in on single-season yardage records. But did you know that Jets punt returner Jeremy Kerley is closing in on the single-season record for most fa…
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  • Here's The Youtube Video That Got A Norwegian Kicker A Tryout W…

    Here's The Youtube Video That Got A Norwegian Kicker A Tryout With The Jets

    Back in September, a 27-year-old from a tiny Norwegian town named Harvard Rugland uploaded this video to Youtube. Despite only ever having played soccer, he's able to do some crazy things with a football: Over-the-head kicks, drop kicks, kicks across go…
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  • Final Word: AFC East

    Final Word: AFC East

    ESPN.com Dec 21, 2012
    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 16: Time for Big Mac: New York Jets quarterback Greg McElroy has a chance to cap one of the most unexpected seasons in the AFC East. The former third-string quarterback will make his first career start Sunday against…
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  • PFT Live: Jets talk with Manish Mehta, Week 16 picks

    PFT Live: Jets talk with Manish Mehta, Week 16 picks

    profootballtalk.com Dec 21, 2012
    The PFT Live week wraps up with the Week 16 picks, but before we get there we’ll have a chat with Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News about the Jets. There’s no shortage of things to talk about regarding the Jets as they start trying to figure out
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  • Source Explains Coaches Inability to Use Tebow

    Source Explains Coaches Inability to Use Tebow

    thejetsblog.com ESPN.com Dec 21, 2012
    With the season circling the bowl, those in the Jets organization are getting a lot less shy about talking about what’s gone wrong with this team this season.  Since Tebow has been such a central part of things it’s only fitting that folks are delvin
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  • The Rundown: What’s Next for Jets Linebackers?

    The Rundown: What’s Next for Jets Linebackers?

    thejetsblog.com Dec 21, 2012
    A few years ago, it was the defensive line that needed a massive overhaul, now heading into the 2013 offseason, the linebacking corps is the group that will likely get some serious attention this offseason.  While the group has historically been very ca…
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  • Jets' D-coordinator turns down extension

    Jets' D-coordinator turns down extension

    The Jets may lose one of the key cogs that helped them find so much defensive success in recent years. The Daily News has learned that defensive coordinator Mike Pettine has turned down a contract extension offer that would keep him with the team beyond…
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  • Sparano not willing to call Tebow experiment a failure

    Sparano not willing to call Tebow experiment a failure

    profootballtalk.com Dec 21, 2012
    Before placing blame for the Jets’ misguided decision to acquire quarterback-of-all-trades Tim Tebow and their inability to use him effectively, a determination must be made that blame should be placed. In the apparent opinion of Jets offensive coordina
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  • Video - 'Playbook': San Diego Chargers vs. New York Jets 03:37

    'Playbook': San Diego Chargers vs. New York Jets

    Dec 21
    Did the New York Jets do a good job handling their QB situation? Our analysts explain why Mark Sanchez's struggles forced Jets head coach Rex Ryan's hand.
  • Video - Is there a trade market for New York Jets QB Mark Sanchez? 03:56

    Is there a trade market for New York Jets QB Mark Sanchez?

    Dec 21
    Could the New York Jets trade QB Mark Sanchez during the offseason? Charlie Casserly and Ian Rapoport discuss which teams could be interested in the Jets signal-caller.

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