Josh McCown RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • 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

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