The New York Jets quarterback situation was going to be a story with or without Tim Tebow in the mix. Entering his fourth year, it's time for the Jets to get a definitive answer on Mark Sanchez. There have been flashes that suggest Mark Sanchez can grow into the franchise quarterback they envisioned when they selected him fifth overall in the 2009 NFL Draft out of USC, but there have been some deep valleys that leave many wondering if he will ever realize that potential. With Tim Tebow in the mix, the hysteria that seems to accompany even minor news about the quarterback situation is almost comical.
When the New York Jets traded for Tim Tebow, most realized that the starting quarterback job still belonged to Mark Sanchez. There were stories about a budding quarterback controversy, concerns about Mark Sanchez's mental toughness and his ability to deal with potential fan outcry in favor of Tim Tebow, and plenty of other overreactions to the acquisition of a package player who will also serve as the backup quarterback.
With each snippet of news that has come out since the trade for Tim Tebow, another firestorm has taken off.
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