Christian Hackenberg RUMORS & NEWS

  • Behind-the-scenes look at what really happened the day Jets GM Mike Maccagnan drafted Christian Hackenberg

    New York Daily News "Mike Maccagnan was convinced that he had just lost his quarterback when the news broke: The Texans leap-frogged the Jets and were on the clock with the No. 50 pick of the 2016 draft. Houston swung a deal with the Falcons to move up two spots by parting ways with a sixth-round pick. Now, the..." August 29

  • Jets start Christian Hackenberg in all-important third preseason game

    Sportsnaut "In what isn’t too much of a surprise, Christian Hackenberg will get first-team reps for the Giants in the team’s all-important third preseason game. If the decision to start Hackenberg against the New York Giants on Saturday is any indication, the second-year player will be under center when..." August 26

  • Todd Bowles: Hackenberg didn’t have a chance due to our blocking

    New York Jets "Making his first NFL start, Christian Hackenberg experienced a bumpy ride in the Motor City Saturday night. The Lions gave Hackenberg a rude welcome and the second-year passer wasn’t able to get on track in the Jets’ second summer contest. “They really didn’t give him a chance," head coach Todd..." August 20

  • Jets OC: Christian Hackenberg is 'basically' a rookie "After Christian Hackenberg's preseason debut, the Jets are defining expectations for the 2016 second-round pick. "Basically, he's a rookie," offensive coordinator John Morton said, via the New York Post, on Tuesday. Head coach Todd Bowles later added: "It's hard to get reps when there's..." August 16

  • Todd Bowles: Jets’ QB competition is ‘pretty even’ so far

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Jets’ quarterback situation may be the worst in the league. And for now, it seems that none of their QBs have separated themselves in the three-way race. Jets head coach Todd Bowles said Thursday that the competition at quarterback is “pretty even” so far. The Jets signed..." August 10

  • Christian Hackenberg getting more reps and throwing more picks

    New York Post "More reps didn’t translate into better results for Christian Hackenberg. The second-year quarterback, battling veteran Josh McCown and fellow youngster Bryce Petty to be the No. 1 guy, started 11-on-11 teams drills for the first time in the team’s 10th practice. But the team’s 2016..." August 10

  • Christian Hackenberg booted off practice field for reason that will boggle your mind

    Sportsnaut "Early Monday morning, we covered a report that detailed how Christian Hackenberg has yet to take a single first-team rep during training camp. We should have waited just a little bit longer to write that story, because now we have a little better understanding as to why he’s still not allowed to..." August 07

  • Jets GM: Christian Hackenberg made ‘good progress’ this offseason

    Sportsnaut "The New York Jets have apparently seen some good things from second-year quarterback Christian Hackenberg, who didn’t play as a rookie. General manager Mike Maccagnan told reporters Monday that Hackenberg made “good progress” throughout the offseason but noted the real test comes in training..." July 31

  • Up next for Christian Hackenberg: Finish offseason with strong minicamp

    ESPN "The New York Jets close the offseason with a mandatory, three-day minicamp, starting Tuesday. Five players I'll be watching: QB Christian Hackenberg: Technically, he's competing with veteran Josh McCown and Bryce Petty for the starting job, but people have lost sight of the true purpose of..." June 12

  • Christian Hackenberg passes hit defenders and reporters at Jets OTAs

    Newark Star-Ledger "It was just one play, but it provided a glimpse into what Christian Hackenberg can do when he's on. The Jets' polarizing quarterback lined the offense up five yards from the end zone at Tuesday's organized team activity. He looked down the line to his left, then scanned the field to his right...." June 08

  • Jets' Christian Hackenberg: 'I'm confident I can play at this level, and play at a high level'

    Newark Star-Ledger "It was just one play, but it provided a glimpse into what Christian Hackenberg can do when he's on. The Jets' polarizing quarterback lined the offense up five yards from the end zone at Tuesday's organized team activity. He looked down the line to his left, then scanned the field to his right...." June 06

  • Myth of Christian Hackenberg as draft bust has gone too far

    New York Post "The old saying goes that the most popular player on a football team is the backup quarterback. He usually holds the allure of the unknown, a sense of hope and possibility. That is … unless it is Christian Hackenberg. The Jets’ second-year quarterback seems to have already been written off by..." May 30

  • Jets coaches reportedly ‘pleased’ with Christian Hackenberg in practice

    Larry Brown Sports "Christian Hackenberg may have a long way to go before he can earn the starting job with the New York Jets, but his coaches are reportedly impressed with the progress he has made this offseason. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Jets are “pleased” with Hackenberg. Bates was the..." May 24

  • Christian Hackenberg working with third-stringers at practice

    Larry Brown Sports "If Christian Hackenberg is going to win the starting quarterback job with the New York Jets this offseason, he is apparently going to have to climb his way up from the bottom of the depth chart. According to Ralph Vacchiano of SNY, Hackenberg spent all of practice on Tuesday working with the..." May 23

  • NFL scout ‘taken aback’ by horrible Christian Hackenberg pregame tape from last year

    Sportsnaut "Unless Christian Hackenberg has magically developed pinpoint accuracy this offseason, it seems unlikely he’ll be the starting quarterback for the New York Jets in 2017. Discussing the Jets’ upcoming so-called quarterback competition, Rich Cimini of ESPN shared what one scout had to say about..." May 21

  • 5 things Christian Hackenberg must show Jets in spring practices, training camp

    Newark Star-Ledger "This is an important offseason for Jets quarterback Christian Hackenberg, a second-round draft pick last year. He looked raw last year in the preseason and then didn't play in the regular season. This spring and summer, he will compete with Josh McCown and Bryce Petty for the starting job. Here is..." May 11

  • Joe Namath wants Christian Hackenberg to win Jets QB job

    ESPN "This is what you call blind hope. New York Jets legend Joe Namath cast his vote Tuesday in the upcoming quarterback competition, saying he's rooting for the untested Christian Hackenberg to capture the starting position for his old team. "I’d like to see Hackenberg get a shot, and I’d like..." May 03

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