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Staying With Sanchez the Right Move

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Rex Ryan did the right thing announcing on Wednesday morning that Mark Sanchez is getting his job back and will start Sunday in Jacksonville rather than switching to Greg McElroy, who has been made out to be Joe Namath because he rescued the Jets from losing to the dreadful Cardinals last week.

Ryan, owner Woody Johnson and GM Mike Tannenbaum have invested four years in Sanchez. If Ryan had given the job to McElroy after such a brief sample size, it could have been the end of Sanchez' Jets career. The Jets don't have a viable long-term alternative, so it would have been foolish to make such a drastic move at this time.

 

 

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