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Pity the New York Jets: Reid latest with swipe

By DONNA CASSATA - Associated Press
    2012-12-07 14:11

WASHINGTON (AP) - The New York Jets and their quarterback controversy have turned into Washington's political football.

In August, President Barack Obama questioned the Jets' decision to acquire Tim Tebow when they had quarterback Mark Sanchez, who had led the team to the playoffs two years in a row. Then this week, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid took a swipe at Republicans in the midst of tough fiscal cliff negotiations, arguing that they lack a leader and comparing them to the Jets with their quarterback uncertainty.

The Jets have three quarterbacks - Sanchez, Tebow and Greg McElroy. McElroy replaced Sanchez last Sunday and led the team to its only touchdown in a 7-6 win over the Arizona Cardinals.

``It's not one of my favorite teams, but it's really fun to watch, and that's the New York Jets,'' the Nevada Democrat said in remarks on the Senate floor Thursday. ``Coach (Rex) Ryan, he's got a problem. He has three quarterbacks - Sanchez. He's got Tim Tebow. He's got a guy named McElroy. He can't decide who their quarterback is going to be. That's the same problem the Republicans have. Who is their quarterback?''

After benching Sanchez for McElroy last Sunday, Ryan has decided to start Sanchez this weekend in the Jets' game at Jacksonville.

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