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Cardinals vs. Jets: Final Report Card, Player Grades for New York Jets

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Cardinals vs. Jets: Final Report Card, Player Grades for New York Jets
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Where do you even start with this game?

The New York Jets beat the Arizona Cardinals 7-6, so that's the most important thing.

However, the story of the week will be the situation at quarterback.

By now, you should know that Greg McElroy came in for a putrid Mark Sanchez and led the Jets to a come-from-behind win.  In one of the most misleading stats in the NFL, it will actually go down as a "fourth-quarter comeback" for McElroy.

So now there is the question as to who will start next week at quarterback.

Fans may actually form an angry mob and show up at Rex Ryan's house if Sanchez is named the starter, but it's not that simple to give the reigns to McElroy.

The Jets still have a fighting chance here and they aren't going to win four games in a row using the game plan they had to use with McElroy.  

But then again, how can Sanchez be given his starting job back after playing even more carelessly today than he had in his previous games.

Ryan made the right choice today, but it will be a tough call going forward from here.

That's something to consider as the Jets get back to work this week.

On the other side of the ball, the Jets defense didn't allow a touchdown all game and the Cardinals mustered just 134 yards of offense

While it is true that Ryan Lindley isn't a legitimate NFL quarterback, he did throw for over 300 yards last week.  Give the Jets defense credit for doing what they needed to do.

There's a lot to digest right now, so let's get started with the individual grades.

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