This makes little sense

With Calvin Pace out the first four games because of an NFL suspension, for some strange reason Rex Ryan elevated Vernon Gholston to the starting lineup on Wednesday. Why?

"Calvin's a rare guy ... He's a great football player. It is unfortunate that he's suspended for the four games. We certainly look forward to him coming back that fifth week and moving forward. He accepted responsibility for what happened. I know he thinks he's letting the teammates down ... We know the kind of person he is and the kind of player he is. We'll be excited to get him back. With that, we talked about Vernon and how he's going to have to step up and how we expect him to make great strides this year and how he was going to be a big reason in our successes moving forward. He's just got a roll with it now where he's going to be a starter. We'll see how he does."

Considering somebody leaked to ESPN's Adam Schefter that Gholston didn't look good in the spring, why is he the starter ahead of Marques Murrell? Is this move based on money?


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