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Who has the edge in New York: Tebow or Sanchez?

Mark Sanchez and Tim Tebow in New York seems like some pairing in a buddy-sports movie, where guys from opposite sides have to co-exist for the betterment of the team. (We'll discuss which actors play Tebow and Sanchez later.)

Right now, the scuttlebutt centers around who will be the Jets' starting quarterback when the 2012 season opens. Coach Rex Ryan has given his support to Sanchez, but there will be those who'll call for Tebow after the first incomplete pass.

But why wait? We offer this gridiron breakdown to help Ryan come up with an equitable decision.

Category Tim Tebow Mark Sanchez Give it to ...
College: Florida USC Sanchez
College credentials: Heisman Trophy Rose Bowl win Tebow
Best college cheerleaders:
 

 
They both win.
Pushed aside for: Peyton Manning Nobody ... yet Push, but will go to Tebow if he wins the job. I mean, it's one thing to lose your job to Manning. Quite another to lose it to Tebow.
NFL W-L: 8-6 27-20 Sanchez
Completion percentage: 47.4 55.3 Sanchez
Passing YPG: 164.4 195.6 Sanchez
TD-INT: 15-9 55-51 Sanchez, but don't get cocky: Passing for less than 200 yards in this era of the NFL is akin to being an athlete who hasn't dated Kim Kardashian.
Rushing TDs: 12 12 Tebow, because it has been on a limited basis.
Passer rating: 73.2 73.2 Push. This actually makes me a little sad.
Signature move:
Tebowing

Hot dogging. No, literally eating a hot dog on the sideline. That or using Mark Brunell as a tissue.
Push
Best pass: His 80-yard TD pass to Demaryius Thomas to beat the Steelers in OT was pretty cool. Sanchez threw four TD passes against the Bills in Week 12, including the winner here to Santonio Holmes. Tebow
NFL legend who hates them:
John Elway

Joe Namath
Push. Namath is critical of Tebow, too.
Nickname: Tebowmania The Sanchize Tebow
Did he get his coach fired? Yes Not yet Sanchez
Arm candy:
Katy Perry, Kim Kardashian, Jenny McCarthy, Maria Menounos and Taylor Swift (above) all have been rumored to be dating him or have made a play for him.

Kate Upton.

Tebow, because he was seen with Sanchez's girl.
Sandwich named after him: The "Jetbow" at Carnegie Deli. "Sanchini" at the Huddle at NFL Network studios. Tebow. Even Warren Sapp has a dish named after him at the Huddle.
Where he will be in five years: H-back for the Jaguars. Backup for Matt Barkley in Cleveland. Tebow, though he'll still be listed as a QB so the Jaguars can sell his No. 15 jersey.
Where he will be in 10 years: U.S. Senator from Florida. "Dancing with the Stars" Tebow.
Where else can you also see him:
Jockey underwear ads, NFL Magazine

GQ magazine
Push, because I don't want to have to explain my answer.
New York Post headline: God Him. No Ring Circus. Push
Does he have the endorsement of the anonymous Jets? No No Push. Although, Antonio Cromartie and Darrelle Revis are vocal critics as well.
How does he give back to the community? Missionary work. Coaches kids at Mission Viejo (Calif.) High School. Tebow.
Which actor plays him?
Chris Pine

Wilmer Valderrama
Push
Is he actually good at the position he plays? No No Not the Jets


 

And the winner? Well, I'm not sure there will be any winner in this situation, no matter how many times we break it down.

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