The Jets enter the 2013 in a weird place. It is both a known rebuilding year and a make or break year for head coach Rex Ryan.
A weird premise for a new general manager to enter the picture, start a rebuild of a team, and keep the previous regime’s coach, but that was the decision Woody Johnson and his new GM made. So Ryan enters this year as a lame duck coach, with no clear-cut way of knowing what standard he has to set to keep his job.
As for what we do know – lets take a short look at the personnel before this season begins and then take a guess at how this season will go. Continue reading
Today, Mark Sanchez set Twitter and the internet ablaze. What he did was the talk of the nation – something no one saw coming. Did he get benched for rookie QB Geno Smith? Did he rag on the Jets to the media? Did he finally get released by the Jets?
No. He wore a headband. Continue reading
On March 21, 2012, The Jets traded for Tim Tebow.
On December 27, 2012, the Jets finalized the last days of Tebow in New York by declining once again to start him – even after the injury to current starter, Greg McElroy – in favor of embattled former starter, Mark Sanchez.
There will be a lot of articles talking about what a failure this was for the Jets, but let’s look at the Jets mindset on that day in March.
Here, in order, are some of the reasons the Jets traded for Tim Tebow.
We are essentially a week from marking a new era in Jets history. Whether or not Greg McElroy gets the ball for Sunday’s game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, we have probably seen the end of Mark Sanchez as “The Sanchize”. Mark Sanchez’s ineffectiveness for most of the 2012 season has sealed his fate as it exists.
The major question at this point is, who will Rex Ryan choose? Continue reading