QB benched; will anyone be sacked?

Mark Sanchez takes a seat, but he might not be only one to pay for Jets' futility

Updated: December 2, 2012, 11:50 PM ET
By Johnette Howard | ESPNNewYork.com

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- After throwing interceptions on three of the New York Jets' first four series, Mark Sanchez deserved to finally play his way out of the quarterback job Sunday. The only real intrigue left is whether Sanchez's follies will eventually take head coach Rex Ryan out with him.

For most of the first three quarters Sunday -- or until Ryan made the game-saving decision to play backup quarterback Greg McElroy -- the offense was playing so badly against a freefalling ...

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