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Greg McElroy - #14 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 225 lbs.
Birthday 05/10/1988
Birthplace Southlake, TX
College Alabama
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 7th round, 5th pick by Jets

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rating Yds TD
79.2 214 1

Jets rookie DE Coples showing plenty of flashes

Posted Dec. 21, 2012 @ 2:37 p.m. ET
Early returns on Jets first-round DE Quinton Coples have been positive, and his play in practice has been improving.

Jets place WR Hill on I.R.

Posted Dec. 19, 2012 @ 7:39 p.m. ET
The Jets placed WR Stephen Hill on injured reserve and promoted DB Donnie Fletcher from the practice squad.

Jets announce QB McElroy will start Sunday

Posted Dec. 18, 2012 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
The Jets announced Tuesday that Greg McElroy will be the team’s starting quarterback in Sunday’s game against the Chargers.

Tuesday's 60-second rant: Win's a win for desperate Titans

Posted Dec. 18, 2012 @ 1:36 p.m. ET
The Titans' victory over the Jets was almost unwatchable, but you won't hear Mike Munchak or his staff apologizing for a win they desperately needed.

Titans end Jets' playoff hopes

Posted Dec. 17, 2012 @ 11:58 p.m. ET
Chris Johnson went 94 yards for the longest touchdown run in the NFL since 2006 and the Titans beat the Jets 14-10 on Monday night.

Jets claim WR Edwards

Posted Dec. 11, 2012 @ 5:12 p.m. ET
The Jets claimed WR Braylon Edwards on Tuesday, bringing the wideout back after he played the 2009-10 seasons with the Jets.

Jets DE Wilkerson turning it on in second season

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson has flown under the radar nationally, but he is having a huge season helping keep New York in the playoff hunt.

49ers-Seahawks flexed to SNF in Week 16

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 1:39 p.m. ET
The 49ers-Seahawks game in Week 16 has been flexed to be on "Sunday Night Football" on NBC.

AFC East Spin cycle: Pats romp, Jets stay alive

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 10:14 a.m. ET
The Patriots torched the Texans on Monday night, while the Jets, somehow, remain in the AFC wild-card hunt after beating the Jaguars.

Jets remain in hunt with win over Jaguars

Posted Dec. 09, 2012 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
Shonn Greene and Bilal Powell ran for short touchdowns and the Jets kept their postseason hopes alive with a 17-10 win over the Jaguars on Sunday.

FBI agents raid sites belonging to ex-Jet, brother

Posted Dec. 07, 2012 @ 11 a.m. ET
Federal, state and local agents searched Fort Wayne property belonging to former Jets OT Jason Fabini and a home owned by his brother.

Sanchez named Jets' starting QB for Week 14

Posted Dec. 05, 2012 @ 9:06 a.m. ET
Rex Ryan named Mark Sanchez the Jets’ starting quarterback for their Week 14 game against the Jaguars.

Tuesday's 60-second rant: McElroy the only decision for Ryan

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
Now that Rex Ryan has made the tough decision of yanking Mark Sanchez, he should make the easy one and start Greg McElroy Sunday.

AFC East Spin cycle: Patriots again reign supreme

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 1:58 p.m. ET
It's a familiar sight — the Patriots donning celebratory AFC East champion gear, with the rest of the division looking up at them.

Jets bench Sanchez, beat Cardinals

Posted Dec. 02, 2012 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
Third-stringer Greg McElroy stepped in for a struggling Mark Sanchez and energized the Jets to a 7-6 victory over the Cardinals on Sunday.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 27, 2012
McElroy has a concussion and will be replaced by Mark Sanchez as the New York Jets' starting quarterback in the season finale at Buffalo on Sunday.||||||| Coach Rex Ryan says Thursday that McElroy, preparing to make his second NFL start in place of the benched Sanchez, was lifting weights and had headaches.
Posted Dec. 24, 2012
McElroy was sacked 11 times Sunday in a 27-17 loss to San Diego.||||||| McElroy was 14 of 24 for 185 yards and one INT but he never had a chance. Nevertheless, coach Rex Ryan announced after the game that McElroy would start the season finale next Sunday at Buffalo.
Posted Dec. 18, 2012
New York Jets coach Rex Ryan has benched Mark Sanchez and will start third-string quarterback Greg McElroy in Sunday's game against the San Diego Chargers.||||||| Sanchez threw four interceptions Monday night and couldn't handle a low snap with the game on the line as the Jets were eliminated from playoff contention with a 14-10 loss at Tennessee. McElroy, a seventh-round pick last year out of Alabama, helped lead the Jets to a 7-6 win over Arizona on Dec. 2 when Ryan pulled Sanchez from that game late in the third quarter.
Posted Dec. 09, 2012
McElroy is inactive for Sunday's game at Jacksonville with Tim Tebow serving as the New York Jets' backup quarterback after a return from broken ribs.||||||| McElroy had his first NFL touchdown pass in a 7-6 win over Arizona last Sunday.
Posted Dec. 03, 2012
Rex Ryan is undecided on his starting quarterback for the New York Jets' next game, a day after he benched Mark Sanchez in favor of third-stringer McElroy in the team's win over Arizona.||||||| Ryan says Monday he needs "a little more time to make that decision," adding that he wants to consult with his coaching staff. He expects to decide who'll start at Jacksonville on Sunday by the time the team practices Wednesday. Sanchez left with 4:48 left in the third quarter, and McElroy came in and led the Jets to the only touchdown of the game on his first NFL drive.

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