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A fan of the Jets shows his feelings (Credit: Jim McIsaac)

A fan of the Jets shows his feelings during a game against the Arizona Cardinals at MetLife Stadium. (Dec. 2, 2012)

Jets 7, Cardinals 6

After Mark Sanchez struggled, he was benched for Greg McElroy, who threw a one-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter to lead the Jets to victory.

Greg McElroy of the Jets and Rashad Johnson
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Greg McElroy of the Jets and Rashad Johnson of the Arizona Cardinals meet after their game at MetLife Stadium. (Dec. 2, 2012)

Greg McElroy of the Jets scrambles during a
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Greg McElroy of the Jets scrambles during a game against the Arizona Cardinals at MetLife Stadium. (Dec. 2, 2012)

Mark Sanchez of the Jets looks on from
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Mark Sanchez of the Jets looks on from the sidelines in the fourth quarter during a game against the Arizona Cardinals at MetLife Stadium. (Dec. 2, 2012)

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Greg McElroy of the Jets in action against
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Greg McElroy of the Jets in action against the Arizona Cardinals at MetLife Stadium. (Dec. 2, 2012)

Greg McElroy of the Jets throws a fourth-quarter
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Greg McElroy of the Jets throws a fourth-quarter touchdown pass during a game against the Arizona Cardinals at MetLife Stadium. (Dec. 2, 2012)

Greg McElroy of the Jets reacts during a
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Greg McElroy of the Jets reacts during a game against the Arizona Cardinals at MetLife Stadium. (Dec. 2, 2012)

Tim Tebow, left, and Mark Sanchez watch Greg
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Tim Tebow, left, and Mark Sanchez watch Greg McElroy lead the Jets to victory. (Dec. 2, 2012)

Greg McElroy of the Jets celebrates after throwing
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Greg McElroy of the Jets celebrates after throwing a fourth-quarter touchdown pass during a game against the Arizona Cardinals at MetLife Stadium. (Dec. 2, 2012)

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Jets quarterback Greg McElroy gestures during the second
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Jets quarterback Greg McElroy gestures during the second half of a game against the Arizona Cardinals. (Dec. 2, 2012)

Jets quarterback Greg McElroy talks during a post-game
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Jets quarterback Greg McElroy talks during a post-game news conference after a game against the Arizona Cardinals. (Dec. 2, 2012)

Jets quarterback Greg McElroy reacts during the second
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Jets quarterback Greg McElroy reacts during the second half of a game against the Arizona Cardinals. (Dec. 2, 2012)

Jets quarterback Greg McElroy runs with the ball
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Jets quarterback Greg McElroy runs with the ball as Arizona Cardinals inside linebacker Paris Lenon (51) and outside linebacker Quentin Groves (54) defend during the second half. (Dec. 2, 2012)

Jets quarterback Greg McElroy throws a 1-yard touchdown
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Jets quarterback Greg McElroy throws a 1-yard touchdown pass to tight end Jeff Cumberland during the second half of a game against the Arizona Cardinals. (Dec. 2, 2012)

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Jets quarterback Greg McElroy is lifted by teammate
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Jets quarterback Greg McElroy is lifted by teammate Konrad Reuland after throwing a 1-yard touchdown pass to tight end Jeff Cumberland during the second half. (Dec. 2, 2012)

Jets fans show their feelings about the team's
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Jets fans show their feelings about the team's poor play. (Dec. 2, 2012)

Mark Sanchez looks on from the sideline late
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Mark Sanchez looks on from the sideline late in the second quarter. (Dec. 2, 2012)

Fans of the Jets show their feelings during
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Fans of the Jets show their feelings during a game against the Arizona Cardinals at MetLife Stadium. (Dec. 2, 2012)

Greg Toler of the Arizona Cardinals breaks up
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Greg Toler of the Arizona Cardinals breaks up a pass intended for Chaz Schilens of the Jets at MetLife Stadium. (Dec. 2, 2012)

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Mark Sanchez reacts after throwing an interception on
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Mark Sanchez reacts after throwing an interception on his first play of the game against the Arizona Cardinals at MetLife Stadium. (Dec. 2, 2012)

A fan of the Jets shows his feelings
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A fan of the Jets shows his feelings during a game against the Arizona Cardinals at MetLife Stadium. (Dec. 2, 2012)

Patrick Peterson of the Arizona Cardinals intercepts a
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Patrick Peterson of the Arizona Cardinals intercepts a pass intended for Chaz Schilens of the Jets at MetLife Stadium. (Dec. 2, 2012)

Mark Sanchez reacts after throwing an interception on
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Mark Sanchez reacts after throwing an interception on his first play of the game against the Arizona Cardinals at MetLife Stadium. (Dec. 2, 2012)

Mark Sanchez throws a pass during a game
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Mark Sanchez throws a pass during a game against the Arizona Cardinals at MetLife Stadium. (Dec. 2, 2012)

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A fan of the Jets shows his feelings
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A fan of the Jets shows his feelings during a game against the Arizona Cardinals. (Dec. 2, 2012)

A fan holds a sign during a Jets
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A fan holds a sign during a Jets game against the Arizona Cardinals. (Dec. 2, 2012)

Mark Sanchez goes down under pressure during the
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Mark Sanchez goes down under pressure during the first half of a game against the Arizona Cardinals. (Dec. 2, 2012)

Tim Tebow is seen in street clothes on
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Tim Tebow is seen in street clothes on the sideline during the first half of a game against the Arizona Cardinals. (Dec. 2, 2012)

Arizona Cardinals running back Beanie Wells, center in
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Arizona Cardinals running back Beanie Wells, center in red, is tackled by a host of Jets players during the first half. (Dec. 2, 2012)

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