Jets Rumors: New York To Target Veteran Free Agent QB Josh McCown?

The New York Jets are looking for veteran competition for incumbent quarterback Geno Smith, and the recently-released Josh McCown again may be a potential option for the franchise when free agency begins on March 10th.

Per Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post, "McCown could be an attractive depth target again for the Jets, though it remains to be seen if the new regime of Todd Bowles and general manager Todd Maccagnan are as high on him as Rex Ryan and John Idzik."

McCown, 35, was scheduled to visit the New York Jets last offseason, before cancelling at the last minute to sign with the Tampa Bay Bucs. He inked a two-year deal to be Tampa's starting QB, but lasted just one year after completing just 56 percent of passes and going 1-10 in his 11 starts for the team before ultimately losing his job to Mike Glennon.

While McCown's stock is undoubtedly down from the level it was last offseason, the Jets may at least keep him in mind as someone to push Smith (or another young, drafted QB) in training camp.

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