Cardinals vs. Jets: Greg McElroy replaces Mark Sanchez

Rick Stewart

A 21.4 QB rating has led to a switch in New York

Losing by three to the Arizona Cardinals, the New York Jets are looking to change something, and it's Mark Sanchez getting sent to the bench in favor of third-string quarterback Greg McElroy.

With just over six minutes remaining in the third quarter, Sanchez has been awful. Throwing 21 passes, he completed just 10 for a total of 97 yards and three interceptions. His quarterback rating on the day? A paltry 21.4. Fans hoping that Tim Tebow would get a chance will be let down, as he missed today's game recovering from a rib injury, leaving the second-year McElroy to pick up the pieces.

2011's seventh round pick, McElroy has no regular season experience at the NFL level. This preseason, he played in two games, completing an impressive 69.6% of his passes, throwing for one touchdown en route to a 99.7 preseason quarterback rating. Judging by the cheers from fans in New York, it looks like they're ready for a change ... any change.

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