Tim Tebow: Public Pressure Will Force Jets to Start Polarizing QB

October 10, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Rex Ryan and the New York Jets may be the most bullheaded of bullheads, but not even they will be able to continue trotting out Mark Sanchez if they continue to lose ball games this season.
And, given what we've seen from Sanchez so far this year, who's to say the fourth-year pro will turn things around? What evidence is there? Or are the Jets simply going with blind faith at this point?
Was Sanchez better against the Houston Texans than he had been the past few weeks? Sure, both of his interceptions were tipped and he averaged a decent 7.4 yards per attempt against a stingy pass defense.
But "better" is the key word. He still went 14-of-31 in the game (45 percent) and has completed 48 percent of his passes through five weeks.
When comparing his numbers this season to those of Tim Tebow's last season it's frankly shocking.
Sanchez is averaging 6.56 yards per attempt. Tebow averaged 6.38 yards per attempt. 
Sanchez has thrown six touchdowns to six inte...

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