When it comes down to skill level and the ability to play the position, Sanchez is clearly the better pure quarterback. Tebow's mechanics are off, his decision-making is sketchy at times and his execution is unpredictable.
But when it works ... watch out.
Tebow had an incredible run after he replaced Orton and pulled off one comeback victory after another — after being mostly subpar for the first three quarters of those games. The use of the wildcat offense has faded around the NFL since it was the talk of the league just a few years ago, but the Jets' new offensive coordinator is Tony Sparano, who was at the forefront of the resurrecting the scheme with the Dolphins.
"Mark knows he's the starter, and he knows we all need to improve from last year," Jets defensive end Mike DeVito said. "I think he's going to be motivated and driven. I don't think he's going to be worried about Tim. I think he's going to be more excited about having him on the team. I believe they'll be fine."
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