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"The similarities are there from college," Lyons told the New York Post on Wednesday. "I'm not saying Greg could get to that level, I'm saying there are similarities in college and what they accomplished in college -- there are a lot of crossovers."
Lyons is talking about potential. McElroy sparked the Jets in Sunday's (enthralling) 7-6 win over the Arizona Cardinals. He does give the Jets something different at quarterback because of his mobility and talent as a roll-out passer, but we're talking about a guy who popped onto the field for a little relief duty on a flailing offense.
We'll hold for now on the heady comparisons.