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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-Browns matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
Here's a closer look at a matchup to watch in Sunday's Jets-Browns game.

Browns' Ryan impressed with Jets QB Sanchez

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 7:38 p.m. ET
Browns defensive coordinator Rob Ryan likes what he's seen from Jets second-year QB Mark Sanchez, who threw for 323 yards in the Jets' 23-20 win at Detroit on Sunday.

Jets-Browns matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
Mark Sanchez's showing vs. the Browns' secondary will go a long way in determining who wins this Sunday. Here's a closer look at a matchup to watch in Sunday's Jets-Browns game.

Edwards' DWI case adjourned

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 10:16 a.m. ET
Braylon Edwards' DWI case was adjourned until Jan. 11, giving the Jets' receiver's attorney and the Manhattan D.A. office time to file motions.

AFC East midseason reports

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 9:25 a.m. ET
Few expected TE Dustin Keller to be the Jets' No. 1 offensive weapon this season, but that's what has happened. Read our midseason team reports on the AFC East.

Crowder, Scott accuse opponents of dirty play

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
Dolphins LB Channing Crowder accused Ravens FB Le'Ron McClain of spitting in his face and Jets LB Bart Scott called the Lions the dirtiest team he has played since the Titans.

Sanchez-led Jets rally to beat Lions 23-20 in OT

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
Mark Sanchez threw a 52-yard pass to Santonio Holmes to set up Nick Folk's 30-yard field goal, lifting the New York Jets to a 23-20 overtime win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday.

Jets set to blitz more often

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 9:36 p.m. ET
With CB Darrelle Revis healthy again and their corners equipped to handle one-on-one coverage, the Jets are prepared to unleash all-out blitzes to pressure opposing quarterbacks, according to AFC East Whispers.

Fake punt still in Jets' playbook

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 9:36 p.m. ET
A communication breakdown and lack of awareness resulted in a botched fake punt for the Jets in Week Eight, but don't expect the team to stop trying to fool opponents just because their attempt didn't work.

Lions avoid blackout in game vs. Jets

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 9:33 a.m. ET
Lions president Tom Lewand said Sunday's game against the Jets has sold out and the local television blackout will be lifted.

Tomlinson eclipses 13,000 rushing yards

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 5:39 p.m. ET
Jets RB LaDainian Tomlinson reached the 13,000 career yards rushing milestone in Sunday's loss to the Packers. Tomlinson entered the game with 12,980 yards rushing and finished with 13,034 after rushing for 54 yards on 16 ...

Crosby kicks Packers past rusty Jets, 9-0

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 5:24 p.m. ET
Mason Crosby kicked three field goals for Green Bay, and that was all the Packers needed as they held the rested but sloppy Jets off the scoreboard for a 9-0 victory Sunday.

Leonhard doesn't expect big hits to stop

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
Jets SS Jim Leonhard tells PFW that he understands why the NFL is trying to outlaw hits to the head, but the speed and physicality of football makes that difficult for defensive players to do.

Cablevision-Fox dispute may prevent Jets game from airing

Posted Oct. 28, 2010 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
A dispute between TV provider Cablevision and Fox, the channel airing the Jets' game vs. the Packers, may leave millions of New Yorkers without a way to watch the game.

Jets sign DT Gilbert to active roster

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 2:14 p.m. ET
The Jets signed DT Jarron Gilbert from their practice squad on Wednesday. Gilbert will replace DT Howard Green on the roster. Green was released on Tuesday.

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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