So much for Jets coach Rex Ryan reportedly leaning toward Greg McElroy as the starter on Sunday in Jacksonville. Ryan isn’t even leaning toward McElroy as the backup.
Two weeks ago, Tebow was No. 2 and McElroy was inactive, even though Tebow had two broken ribs.
So maybe the folks who are showing up to see Tebow will actually see him play — especially if Sanchez continues his recent trend of throwing the ball to the guys on the other team.
UPDATE 12:57 p.m. ET: Ryan told the New York media that Tebow will be the backup only if he’s “completely” healthy.