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Rex Ryan undecided on Jets’ starting QB

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 02: Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets works the clipboard as teammate Tim Tebow #15 stands by in the third quarter against the Arizona Cardinals on December 2, 2012 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The New York Jets defeated the Arizona Cardinals 7-6. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez found himself on the sideline alongside backup Tim Tebow after Sanchez was benched in the third quarter of Sunday’s game vs. the Cardinals.Credit: Getty Images

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Rex Ryan is undecided on his starting quarterback for the New York Jets’ next game, a day after he benched Mark Sanchez in favor of third-stringer Greg McElroy in the team’s win over Arizona.

Ryan says Monday he needs ‘‘a little more time to make that decision,’’ adding that he wants to consult with his coaching staff. He expects to decide who’ll start at Jacksonville on Sunday by the time the team practices Wednesday.

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Ryan maintains that he has confidence in Sanchez, McElroy and Tim Tebow, who was inactive for the Jets’ 7-6 win Sunday while healing from two broken ribs.

Sanchez left with 4:48 left in the third quarter, and McElroy came in and led the Jets to the only touchdown of the game on his first NFL drive.

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