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Head coach Rex Ryan made it extremely clear all offseason that Mark Sanchez is the starting quarterback for the Jets and will be for a long time. Every quote and shred of evidence coming out of Jets' camp agreed with this.
Yet the media invention of quarterback controversy caught steam and stayed hot throughout the offseason. After Sunday's game, there is something that every Jets fan can say with confidence.
Mark is definitely the quarterback.
Mark is unequivocally the quarterback.
Mark is absolutely the quarterback.
Mark is without question the quarterback.
To be precise, Mark is the quarterback.
There is no controversy, no doubt. The only way that Sanchez will not be the starter at any point in 2012 is if he gets injured.
Sanchez threw 100 percent of the Jets' passes in Sunday's game. While backup Tim Tebow saw action, none of it was at the quarterback position. Of his 11 plays, only eight were on offense, and in none of those plays was throwing the ball an option.
There were no tricks. Tebow was a running back, he was a wide receiver, he was a blocker. He was many things. But one thing he is not is a starting quarterback.
There is no longer an argument.