Rex Ryan is taking his sweet time picking a Jets quarterback to start against the Jaguars on Sunday, but league sources tell CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora that Ryan is leaning toward starting Greg McElroy at Jacksonville. The staff has noted the improved pace and verve of the offense during McElroy's brief stint replacing starter Mark Sanchez and rallying the team for a win over Arizona.
Tim Tebow is not regarding as a starting candidate, regardless of the health of his ribs, and the coaches have been reluctant to play him at all. (CBS Sports)
FF Today's Take:The true irony is that if the Jets win any additional games, they continue to lower their chances to improve the position via the draft. There was a noticeable buzz and renewed spirit from the players as soon as McElroy entered the game and he led the team to its only touchdown on his first drive. The truth of the matter is that management's investment in Sanchez is about the only thing that has kept him in the lineup. Expect McElroy to get the call in Week 14.