Fate of Rex Ryan Era Hinges on the Arm of Mark Sanchez

December 8, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When the New York Jets take the field against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, there will be no one watching quarterback Mark Sanchez with more on the line than their head coach Rex Ryan.
No matter how Ryan tries to spin things to the media, it is evident that his decision to start Sanchez is tied directly to the fate of how his Jets legacy will be remembered—and judged.
Sanchez, in essence, has become a living and breathing chess piece on the board where Ryan's Jets future will be played out. After all, it was Sanchez who Ryan chose as his quarterback when the "Rex Ryan Era" officially began. The two of them will be forever joined at the hip.
A fork in the road for that era has been reached, making Sunday's contest especially juicy for all Jets fans (and football fans in general) to witness. Ryan has taken that fork down Road Sanchez.
Although I believe that Ryan thinks Sanchez gives the Jets their best shot at winning, it is ...

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