Clearly sick of wasting press conference time disguising the inevitable, Jets' Head Coach Rex Ryan has reportedly given the starting quarterback job to rookie Mark Sanchez. FoxSports broke the news that Ryan told Sanchez and Kellen Clemens this morning before making the decision official at his next press conference this afternoon. Ryan had said early on in camp that he was hoping to avoid any dragged-out controversy by naming his starter for September 13th's season opener before the third preseason game and apparently stuck with that, despite Sanchez looking like a deer in headlights when he stepped onto the field against the tough Ravens' defense Monday night. The Jets' new coach said he would not hesitate in going into the season with a rookie running the huddle after seeing the success Joe Flacco had last year while Ryan was coaching in Baltimore. Other than Sanchez's flashy first pass, neither he nor Clemens have made a clear case for the job in the two exhibitions. But if there's been any general consensus from local media on the SoCal youngster, it's that it must be difficult to say no to this Sex in Spikes.
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