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02:57 PM ET 12.18 | Greg McElroy will get the start at quarterback for the New York Jets in Week 16, according to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News. It will be the first start of McElroy's NFL career as he replaces the ineffective Mark Sanchez. McElroy hops Tim Tebow for the starting job. Tebow was the high-profile backup quarterback who many have been calling for throughout the season. He is currently playing with broken ribs, and made a brief appearance on Monday night. He had not played in the Jets' previous three games.

New York Daily News

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December 18, 2012  03:06 PM ET

Hallelujah!

December 18, 2012  03:08 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Hallelujah!

We should hear a chorus of Hallelujahs.

December 18, 2012  03:12 PM ET

Go Dragons

December 18, 2012  03:16 PM ET

Rex would rather gargle battery acid than start Tebow. Not gonna happen.

Good for McElroy. He gets an audition for other teams. Maybe he'll get picked up when the Jest start rebuilding.

December 18, 2012  03:20 PM ET

It's about damn time.

December 18, 2012  03:29 PM ET
QUOTE(#5):

It's about damn time.

Actually it came about half a game too late.

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December 18, 2012  03:43 PM ET

That fancy preseason press conference is gonna be the highlight of Tebow's year...

December 18, 2012  04:08 PM ET

I wonder if Ken O'Brien is available?

December 18, 2012  04:16 PM ET
QUOTE(#4):

Rex would rather gargle battery acid than start Tebow. Not gonna happen.Good for McElroy. He gets an audition for other teams. Maybe he'll get picked up when the Jest start rebuilding.

Unfortunately Tebow gets screwed because of Rex's ego. I hope they cut Tim loose so he can have another chance elsewhere.

December 18, 2012  04:38 PM ET

Does anyone give a damn?

December 18, 2012  04:42 PM ET
QUOTE(#11):

Does anyone give a damn?

I would think not.

December 18, 2012  04:43 PM ET
QUOTE(#11):

Does anyone give a damn?

Vegas does. The spread tightened up a bit after the announcement.

December 18, 2012  04:51 PM ET

Had they used him on MNF instead of TT this story might mean something.

December 18, 2012  05:05 PM ET
QUOTE(#13):

Vegas does. The sphincter tightened up a bit after the announcement.

Fixed.

December 18, 2012  06:12 PM ET
QUOTE(#6):

Actually it came about half a game too late.

Yep... Maybe 1 1/2 games too late.

December 18, 2012  06:50 PM ET
QUOTE(#11):

Does anyone give a damn?

Nope

December 18, 2012  07:00 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Hallelujah!

Yea! about time and to think the zits made McLeroy inactive last weekend.
Ryan will be lucky if he still has a job after this year, stay tuned

December 18, 2012  07:52 PM ET

Jets will roll with McElroy

Appropriate. Lately they've rolled over with Sanchez.

 
December 18, 2012  07:56 PM ET
QUOTE(#2):

We should hear a chorus of Hallelujahs.

Tebow!

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