Josh McCown RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Josh McCown ‘obviously the leader’ to start ahead of Christian Hackenberg

    Sportsnaut "Christian Hackenberg did nothing to show he’s the future face of the New York Jets during the team’s first preseason game. So it’s not surprising that on Monday it was Josh McCown leading the first-team offense in practice, leading Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News to write, “He’s obviously..." August 14

  • Josh McCown strengthens his grip on the Jets’ quarterback job

    Pro Football Talk "Josh McCown started the preseason opener for the Jets, and the way he played in his only series will improve his chances of starting at quarterback when the regular season begins. McCown drove the Jets down the field with a 53-yard completion to Robby Anderson, a 15-yard completion to Jalin..." August 13

  • 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

  • Josh McCown not a ‘sure thing’ to start for Jets in Week 1?

    Larry Brown Sports "Todd Bowles has said publicly that the New York Jets are holding an open quarterback competition, but most assume Josh McCown is the heavy favorite to land the starting job. While that may be true, McCown is no lock. Brian Costello of the New York Post has observed McCown and the Jets’ two..." June 18