Listen on Apple Podcasts | Spotify, © 2020 NYP Holdings, Inc. All Rights Reserved However, McCown left the door open for a … "For whatever reason, it didn’t work out. Adam Gase has now seen Sam Darnold up close for... Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Despite toying with the idea of giving up play-calling duties, Adam Gase will be his team's offensive shot-caller for the foreseeable future, as first reported by NFL Network's Kim Jones. CLICK HERE TO TURN ON NOTIFICATIONS. A third-round pick for the Cardinals in 2002, McCown also appeared in regular-season games for the Lions, Raiders and Panthers. Schefter added that McCown plans to resume his broadcasting career with ESPN after this season. Josh McCown, the affable backup quarterback who excelled with Jay Cutler injured in 2013, retired Monday, two weeks shy of his 40th birthday. “It’s irrelevant at this point,’ Gase said, via SNY. He also ran for 13 touchdowns and even caught three passes in his career. The Jets ended up trading up in the draft to take Darnold at No. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. There’s been talk of McCown entering the coaching ranks once he’s out of the league, so he could stay on with the Jets in more of a consultant/coaching role rather than a player. No way…. Would you like to receive desktop browser notifications about breaking news and other major stories? McCown was selected by the Arizona Cardinals in the third round of the 2002 NFL Draft. Adam Schefter announced the news Monday afternoon that McCown was done in the league after playing for 10 different teams since entering the NFL in 2002. Chicago signed him, and he revived his career with the Bears. NFL needs more like him. “But 10 different teams? McCown did start three games for the Jets late in the season when Darnold injured his foot. The SMU product was originally drafted by Arizona in the third round of the 2002 draft. McCown initially announced his retirement from the NFL in June citing a desire to spend more time with family. Quarterback Josh McCown has retired from the league. County health officials are eying up to 130 layoffs, but hoping the final number is half that. We've received your submission. “Because it’s been one heck of a journey.”. To learn more or opt-out, read our Cookie Policy. McCown announced his retirement and was planning to begin the next chapter of his life as an analyst for ESPN. After four seasons in the desert, McCown's journey began. After a remarkable NFL journey that spanned 17 years and 10 teams, Josh McCown announced his retirement Monday. Adam Gase appeared unwilling to talk about or take any responsibility for the Jets' ugly breakup with Le’Veon Bell, who was cut on Tuesday night. Listen on Apple Podcasts | Spotify, Amazin' But True: A NY Mets Podcast Thanks for contacting us. June 17, 2019 | 3:02pm | Updated June 18, 2019 | 10:39pm. The Philadelphia Eagles will pay McCown $12,000 a week to stay at home this season as a member of the team's practice squad. Many expect McCown to get into coaching, but in the Players Tribune article he indicated that coaching may be at the high school level for now, working with his two sons, who are both quarterbacks. When asked repeatedly Wednesday afternoon if he thought he misused the running back, Gase refused to answer. The Jets released Le'Veon Bell on Tuesday after a little over a year's worth of time together in which Bell rushed 264 times for 863 yards -- a paltry 3.27 yards per carry -- and three scores. 1 running back, NFL cancels Pro Bowl in Las Vegas due to COVID-19 pandemic, Broncos quarterback Drew Lock full participant in practice for first time since injuring right shoulder, Broncos Briefs: For take two of New England Week, Vic Fangio adjusts work schedule, Patriots rally around Bill Belichick amid COVID-19 outbreak, Broncos RB Melvin Gordon cited for DUI, speeding in Denver, This website uses cookies to improve your experience. 3 overall, and McCown became a high-priced backup — something team chairman and CEO Christopher Johnson had no regrets about. The Eagles lost Sudfeld to a broken wrist and Kessler to a concussion already in preseason play, reducing their quarterback depth from four healthy players to two in Wentz and Thorson. McCown signed with Tampa Bay as a free agent in 2014, spent two years with Cleveland and then joined the Jets, for whom he had a career year in 2017. Alarmed by rising hospitalizations, Colorado officials warn of potential for COVID-19 spread over holidays, Kiszla: Arrest of Melvin Gordon gives Broncos excuse to do right by Phillip Lindsay and make him No. I embrace it, full force. All other NFL-related trademarks are trademarks of the National Football League. Listen on Apple Podcasts | Spotify, Gang's All Here: A NY Jets Podcast The National Weather Service issued a "freeze watch" in effect from Thursday night through Friday morning for the suburban Chicago area, as temperatures are expected to fall to the high 20s and lower 30s. I’ll take it,’ ” McCown wrote. Despite his comments, he's retained himself as the team's play-caller. I embrace it, full force. After a remarkable NFL journey that spanned 17 years and 10 teams, Josh McCown announced his retirement Monday. It's never too late to do the right thing. He’s accused of shooting 37-year-old Alan Williams in the head in the parking lot of J’s Sports Bar. Kiszla: Arrest of Melvin Gordon gives Broncos excuse to do right by Phillip Lindsay and make him No. And I made sure that when my number was called, I was prepared, and I gave it everything I had, every time. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Josh McCown was sometimes the starting quarterback, often the backup — and always among the most-respected and well-liked players in whatever locker room he was in. Broncos Briefs: For take two of New England Week, Vic Fangio adjusts work schedule But if the money isn’t right, the Jets might be better off bringing in a better player who could step in should Darnold get injured again. McCown issued a statement through agent Mike McCartney shortly before the NFL’s new year began in March that his desire to continue playing remained strong, but he wanted to spend more time with his family to consider his options. While blown leads and slow starts to the past two seasons might resonate most at the moment, a lot of good came out of the Dan Quinn era. SPORTS ILLUSTRATED is a registered trademark of ABG-SI LLC. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Quarterback Josh McCown is returning to play his 17th NFL season on a one-year deal with the Eagles that includes $2 million fully guaranteed, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. The departed coach emphasized as much in a letter thanking Falcons fans and the organization.Â. “I hope I did that. NEW YORK — Josh McCown was sometimes the starting quarterback, often the backup — and always among the most-respected and well-liked players in whatever locker room he was in. Soon after his retirement Monday, ESPN announced that McCown will be joining the network as an NFL analyst. The NFL announced Wednesday that the 2021 Pro Bowl game will be canceled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. McCown played for the Cardinals, Lions, Raiders, Panthers, Bears, Buccaneers, Browns and Jets. Atlanta's most recent opponent, the Carolina Panthers, entered the intensive protocol earlier Wednesday. Sign up for the Sign up for the Jets Wire newsletter to get our top stories in your inbox every morning. 1 running back 2, 3 and 4 options behind starter Carson Wentz. Known as a gritty player who showed flashes but never stayed healthy enough to be a long-term answer at any of his stops, McCown will be remembered as the quintessential QB tutor. He is the last remaining active player from the '02 draft class. Know about breaking news as it happens. And I made sure that when my number was called, I was prepared, and I gave it everything I had, every time. NFL cancels Pro Bowl in Las Vegas due to COVID-19 pandemic Next came stints with Oakland (2007), Miami (2008) and Carolina (2008-09), and then a stop in 2010 with the Hartford Colonials of the United Football League. “Because it’s been one heck of a journey. 1 thing for us right now.". He had personal highs of 2,926 yards passing and 18 touchdowns with just nine interceptions in 13 starts before missing the last three games with a broken hand. But looking back, I’m proud of how my career has gone. QB Josh McCown retires after 16 NFL seasons, Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window), Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window), Submit to Stumbleupon (Opens in new window). All Rights Reserved. Congrats, brother. McCown finished with 17,707 career yards passing, 98 touchdowns and 82 interceptions, with a 60.2 completion percentage and 79.7 quarterback rating. On Wedneday, Adam Gase ruled out Sam Darnold (right shoulder) for Sunday's game and named Joe Flacco the starter again. Still, Mims has been itching at getting back on the field and has an outside chance at playing vs. the Dolphins, according to The Athletic's Connor Hughes. McCown initially announced his retirement from the NFL in June citing a desire to spend more time with family. With New York’s quarterback situation uncertain last offseason, McCown was re-signed for one year and $10 million. As the Jets get ready to take on the Dolphins in Week 6, they will again be without their starting quarterback. Philadelphia's offer reportedly could be worth up to $5.4 million total. By choosing I Accept, you consent to our use of cookies and other tracking technologies. Do Not Sell My Personal Information. McCown was one of the most respected players in the Jets locker room. The veteran quarterback initially retired in June. The outbreak was traced to an unsanctioned party last week where some didn’t wear masks, according to multiple reports. © 2020 NFL Enterprises LLC.