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Woody changing his tune on QBs

The Jets' owner, once a staunch defender of Mark Sanchez, sounds different now

Updated: October 4, 2012, 10:20 AM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

A few days after the Tim Tebow trade, Woody Johnson sat in a shaded courtyard at the Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach, Fla. -- site of the NFL spring meetings -- and calmly explained the thinking behind the move. When pressed on the possibility of a quarterback controversy, the mild-mannered New York Jets owner got a little snippy.

"I'm going to be very clear: Mark Sanchez is our starting quarterback. Period," he said sharply. "That's it. He's our starting quarterback."

Now let's fast-forward ...

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