Josh McCown RUMORS & NEWS

  • Josh McCown would come back to Jets, even if they draft a QB

    New York Post "Josh McCown has heard the talk about Kirk Cousins, Sam Darnold, Baker Mayfield, Josh Allen, etc. being the Jets’ new quarterback. Still he’s hoping he is under center for the Jets again in 2018. “It’s hard to say, ‘Hey, I want to go somewhere else’ after you had the best year of your..." February 03

  • Josh McCown leaning toward another season

    Newark Star-Ledger "Josh McCown enjoyed a career season with the Jets in 2017, despite turning 38 two months before it began. He rallied a young, inexperienced group of players, and led them to a not-awful 5-11 mark. And the free-agent-to-be hopes it's just the beginning of his time in New York. Appearing on NFL..." January 23

  • Jets open to bringing back quarterback Josh McCown

    Yardbarker "Jets head coach Todd Bowles said the team would be interested in bringing back starting quarterback Josh McCown in 2018 if the two sides can agree to a deal, ESPN’s Rich Cimini writes. Bowles said the arrangement would be “contingent on a lot of things,” first and foremost being if McCown is..." January 01

  • Josh McCown expected to play in 2018

    Sportsnaut "When New York Jets quarterback Josh McCown suffered a hand fracture back in Week 14, there was some question as to whether he would return for another season. Despite putting up a stellar campaign with the Jets, McCown is 38 years old and seemed especially emotional at a presser following the..." December 24

  • Josh McCown may be considering retirement after broken hand

    Larry Brown Sports "Veteran New York Jets quarterback Josh McCown may be calling it quits after 15 seasons in the NFL. In an appearance Tuesday on NFL Network’s “Good Morning Football,” Matt Forte, one of McCown’s teammates on the Jets, revealed that McCown hinted at retirement after suffering a season-ending..." December 12

  • Josh McCown deserved a better ending than this

    New York Post "Josh McCown knew right away. He knew he was done. Definitely for the rest of Sunday’s game. Likely for the rest of this season. And possibly for his career, which has spanned more than 15 years and eight different teams. That’s why, when McCown emerged from the trainer’s room in the bowels..." December 11

  • Jets QB Josh McCown Out For Season With Broken Left Hand

    NFL Trade Rumors "On Monday, Jets HC Todd Bowles announced that QB Josh McCown is out for season and will undergo surgery for a broken left hand, per Brian Costello. You can expect the Jets to place him on injured reserve in the coming days and add someone to their roster. Jets HC Todd Bowles announced..." December 11

  • Josh McCown broke his left hand on Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets lost their starting quarterback in Sunday’s 23-0 loss to the Broncos and Josh McCown may not be back in the lineup anytime soon. Jets coach Todd Bowles said after the game that McCown has a broken left hand. Bowles said he did not know if McCown was done for the year or not. McCown..." December 10

  • Jets OC John Morton endorses another year of Josh McCown

    Pro Football Talk "Josh McCown is installed as the Jets starter for the rest of the season and the veteran has played well enough this year that there’s already conversation about bringing him back for another spin. Coach Todd Bowles said at his Thursday press conference that he’s not thinking that far ahead, but..." December 08

  • Jets Keeping Josh McCown In Place As Starting QB For Remainder Of Season

    NFL Trade Rumors "Jets HC Todd Bowles told reporters on Wednesday that Josh McCown will be their starting quarterback for the remainder of the 2017 season, per Connor Hughes. It seemed like the Jets would eventually turn to either Bryce Petty or Christian Hackenberg at some point this season, but McCown has..." December 06

  • Josh McCown may have saved two jobs with his heroic effort

    New York Post "Josh McCown engineered this winning touchdown drive in the fourth quarter against the Chiefs that killed two chirping birds with one stone: The bird that has been chirping for Christian Hackenberg and/or Bryce Petty. And more importantly for the Jets franchise, the bird that has been..." December 04

  • Jets will ultimately pay a steep price for Josh McCown’s continued success

    New York Daily News "Josh McCown’s next career as the World’s Greatest Motivational Speaker is so obvious to anyone fortunate enough to absorb his wisdom during his 15-year career. Tony Robbins can’t even touch this guy’s positivity. It’s nearly impossible to wipe a smile off McCown’s 38-year-old face despite..." November 23

  • Josh McCown can’t envision getting benched

    New York Post "Jets coach Todd Bowles said last week he does not envision a scenario right now where he would bench quarterback Josh McCown for one of his younger backups. On Monday, McCown said he believes the same thing. “We’re both kind of on the same page with that, and there wasn’t a scenario where I..." November 21

  • Jets Have No Plans To Cave To Public Pressure — McCown To Remain Starter

    CBS New York "Josh McCown is still the man under center for Todd Bowles and the New York Jets. A day after his team dropped to 4-6 heading into its bye-week break, Bowles insisted he’s not considering making a quarterback change from the 38-year-old veteran to either Christian Hackenberg or Bryce..." November 14

  • Jets GM not ruling out Josh McCown returning in 2018

    Sportsnaut "The conventional logic around the 2017 New York Jets is that quarterback Josh McCown is a placeholder. In 2018, the team will turn to either Bryce Petty or Christian Hackenberg, draft a quarterback, or sign a quarterback in free agency. But according to general manager Mike Maccagnan, that may..." November 08

  • Josh McCown can lose his job and Todd Bowles’ in a hurry

    New York Post "The clock is ticking on Josh McCown. Another Jets season is on the brink of slipping away, which means that McCown’s grip on the starting quarterback job is slipping away with it. There will be calls for Todd Bowles to find out once and for all about Christian Hackenberg, and to a lesser..." November 01

  • Time is coming for Jets to move on from Josh McCown to their young QBs

    New York Daily News "The final moments of most breakups often sound like this: It's not you. It's me. Oh, sure. Sometimes it really is them, but a clean getaway is often hard to pull off. So, self-blame is the strategically sound move. The Jets are nearing that moment with one of the most genuinely great people..." October 27

  • Josh McCown gives an honest assessment of Jets’ bludgeoning

    New York Post "Here’s one of the things that’s to Josh McCown’s advantage for all the things he has seen, and felt, and heard; for all the times he’s left football fields battered, bloodied and bruised; for all the times he was on the wrong side of a final score’s hypen: You lose the ability to fool..." September 18

  • Jets QB Josh McCown will get richer every time he starts

    Sporting News "A clause in quarterback Josh McCown’s one-year contract with the Jets will trigger a $125,000 bonus every time he starts for the team this season, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports. McCown’s per-game bonus is believed to be one of the largest of its kind in the NFL, perhaps even the largest,..." September 10

  • Josh McCown named Jets’ starting quarterback

    Newsday "Jets coach Todd Bowles finally ended weeks of speculation and named Josh McCown his Week 1 quarterback. McCown, a 38-year-old veteran, beat out Christian Hackenberg and Bryce Petty for the spot despite the fact that he’s onplayed in only one series this preseason. McCown also took limited snaps..." August 28