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In Defense of the Tebow Trade

I was as shocked as anyone to hear that the Jets were in the running for Tim Tebow. Although it was being reported, no part of me believed that they would actually pull the trigger. Now that it's done, I'm equally surprised by the scrutiny that this trade has caused. The detractors include the entire [...]

New York Jets Week 17 Report Card

New York Jets Report Card: Week 17 Jets @ Dolphins Quarterback: F Sanchez: 21/32, 207 yards, 2 TD, 3 INT Sanchez' 3 interceptions all came on passes that barely left the line of scrimmage. There was a timid look on his face all day, as he checked down to running backs even when he wasn't [...]

New York Jets Week 16 Report Card

Week 16: Giants @ Jets Quarterback: D+ Mark Sanchez: 30/59, 258 yards, 1 TD, 2 INT, 1 TD (rushing). It was a very poor game for Sanchez, though he didn't have much to work with here. The receivers and offensive line weren't very friendly to him, and even the running backs at times (Greene dropped [...]

New York Jets Report Card Week 15: Jets @ Eagles Quarterback: D+ Sanchez: 15/26, 150 yards, 2 TD, 2 INT, 1 fumble lost Brunell: 1/3, 27 yards Oh, it was bad. But it wasn't quite as bad as it looks. See below. Running backs: C Greene: 18/73/0, 1 reception, 0 yards Tomlinson: 3/9/0, 4 receptions, [...]

New York Jets Report Card Week 14

Week 14: Jets vs. Chiefs Quarterback: A- Sanchez: 13/21, 181 yards, 2 touchdowns (passing), 2 touchdowns (rushing), 1 fumble For the second time in three weeks, Sanchez put up 4 touchdowns. His completion percentage was solid against a tough Kansas City secondary. Sanchez could have put up more yards, if not for several Chiefs penalties. [...]

New York Jets Report Card Week 13

Week 13 New York Jets @ Washington Redskins Quarterback: B- Sanchez: 19/32, 165, 1 TD, 0 INT It was never pretty, but with a little luck, Sanchez avoided making any big mistakes against a potent defense. The 4th quarter magic is nothing new for Mark, but it was great to see him get off to [...]

New York Jets Report Card Week 12

New York Jets Report Card Week 12: Buffalo Bills @ New York Jets Quarterback: C Sanchez: 17/35, 180, 4 TD, 1 INT I'll get a bit of flak for having this rating as high as it is. Stop it; I don't care. You can't ignore the 4 touchdown passes, or the execution on the game [...]

New York Jets Report Card Week 11

New York Jets Report Card Week 11 - Jets @ Broncos Quarterback: F Sanchez: 24/40, 252 yards, 0 TD, 1 INT Your offense needs to net more than 3 points. Period. Can we throw the ball more than 10 yards downfield? Can we catch every snap? Can we convert on third downs? No, no... no. [...]