Mark Sanchez vs. Geno Smith QB Battle Just One of Jets’ Many Problems

August 28, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Quarterback is the most important position in football. You know that. I know that. And if we didn't, the talking heads put before us on television would bloviate until we knew what it takes to play quarterback in the National Football League.  
It's all so very tiring. Yet the emphasis on the quarterback makes for one of the few instances in sports where the fixation matches up with the reality. We're willing to look past all that's gone on with the New England Patriots this offseason because Tom Brady is a Hall of Famer. We're not willing to install a team like the Houston Texans as Super Bowl favorites because no one is sure Matt Schaub is good enough.
Most saliently—for those of us who've turned on sports television at any point in the past four days—we know the New York Jets are screwed because their quarterbacks make Jeff Tuel look ready to start Week 1.
Incumbent Mark Sanchez and rookie Geno Smith are currently embroiled in a quarterback...

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