The Recent York Jets shall be in the marketplace for a former backup quarterback to help tutor Sam Darnold.
Josh McCown, who played the role of mentor for Darnold last season, mentioned he’s no longer made a decision about playing in 2019.
“While I mute have a valid desire to continue playing, my household dynamics at this level are such that I would esteem to capture overtime earlier than making the dedication to play in 2019,” McCown mentioned in an announcement on social media. “I indubitably have spoken to the Jets to derive them unsleeping. I’m mad by spending time with my household as we project what’s next.”
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McCown played a a have to-have role as a former teacher for Darnold, someone who the rookie might also lean on at some stage in the season. McCown helped issue the younger signal-caller the roughly effort, time, and mentality it takes to prevail as an NFL quarterback. The former additionally started three video games whereas Darnold sat due to the hurt.
Turning 40 years extinct in July, McCown has earned the correct to dictate his future. A great deal of NFL teams with younger quarterbacks would gladly join a teacher esteem McCown as a backup later in the technique. If nothing else, and the quarterback needs to remain in the soccer realm, he’d almost indubitably derive instructing offers if he desired to pivot his career far from the subject.
Within the mean time, the Jets might also scrutinize to add one other former presence at the encourage of McCown, and earlier than flier Davis Webb. One rumored likelihood has been Ryan Tannehill, when he’s in the halt reduce from Miami. If Tannehill would now not gain a local where he might also compete for a starting up gig, rejoining Adam Gase as a backup might also derive sense.