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Analysis: Why Jets QB Mark Sanchez Is Here to Stay

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Jets coach Rex Ryan decided to go with Mark Sanchez as the starting quarterback for this weekend's game in Jacksonville on Wednesday — but the decision was not unanimous.

The Jets won an ugly squeaker against one of the worst teams in the NFL last weekend, beating the Arizona Cardinals, 7-6.

But the game was perhaps most notable for a new fan favorite who emerged: third-string quarterback Greg McElroy, who took over when Mark Sanchez was benched after his third interception and quickly scored what would be the winning touchdown.

So now what?

Deadspin columnist Barry Petchesky provides analysis about the decision in the above audio.

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