Mark Sanchez to start vs. Jags

Updated: August 15, 2013, 4:35 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

The New York Jets have a knack for creating quarterback drama.

Explaining his decision to start Mark Sanchez Saturday night against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Rex Ryan cited two factors Thursday: Geno Smith's sore ankle and Sanchez's strong week of practice.

From all indications, Sanchez has moved ahead of the rookie, but Ryan refused to acknowledge the obvious. All he did was create more questions about a quarterback competition that has been raging for four months.

Ryan ...

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