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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 keep six CBs, four WRs after final cuts

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 2:38 a.m. ET
With All-Pro CB Darrelle Revis still holding out, the Jets have kept six cornerbacks on their 53-man roster following the mandatory cutdown Saturday. On the other hand, they retained only four wide receivers.

Jets release QB O'Connell

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 1:07 p.m. ET
The Jets released QB Kevin O'Connell on Tuesday, likely giving the No. 3 job to Kellen Clemens.

Jets release WR Coles

Posted Aug. 29, 2010 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
The Jets released WR Laveranues Coles on Sunday. Coles spent seven seasons with the Jets and ranks fifth in franchise history with 5,941 receiving yards.

Jets LB Pace (foot) out six weeks

Posted Aug. 29, 2010 @ 9:29 a.m. ET
The Jets' leader in sacks in 2009, LB Calvin Pace, will be out six weeks after suffering a broken foot against Washington Friday night.

Status quo plagues negotiations between Jets, Revis

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
Jets owner Woody Johnson hasn't given Jets fans any reason to be optimistic about the chances of CB Darrelle Revis joining the team any time soon.

War of words good for league

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 10:01 a.m. ET
Having Tom Brady and Rex Ryan "hating" each other's team is good news for the NFL, writes PFW's Eli Kaberon.

Jets QB Sanchez to wear knee brace

Posted Aug. 25, 2010 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
To avoid any future problems with his left knee, Jets QB Mark Sanchez will wear a protective brace.

Reports: Mangold to sign contract worth $55 million

Posted Aug. 24, 2010 @ 11:25 a.m. ET
The Jets and C Nick Mangold have reportedly agreed on a seven-year, $55 million deal, making Mangold the highest-paid center in the NFL.

Report: Jets close to extension with C Mangold

Posted Aug. 22, 2010 @ 8:32 p.m. ET
The Jets are close to signing C Nick Mangold to a contract extension, according to the Newark Star-Ledger.

Jets rookie Wilson promoted to starting lineup

Posted Aug. 14, 2010 @ 10:54 p.m. ET
As Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum and CB Darrelle Revis' agents continue contract talks, rookie CB Kyle Wilson shared with PFW his thoughts about being elevated to the first-team defense.

The case against the Jets' defense

Posted Aug. 14, 2010 @ 2:42 p.m. ET
It’s hard for me to say that the Jets will have a bad defense this season. But I can tell you that I won't be drafting them this season.

Jets, Revis agree to keep talks private

Posted Aug. 12, 2010 @ 1:44 p.m. ET
After a few days of publicly bashing each other, the Jets and Darrelle Revis' representatives have released a joint statement saying they will keep the ongoing contract talks private.

Jets' Greene on the rise

Posted Aug. 10, 2010 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
The Jets' Shonn Greene is on the verge of becoming a No. 1 fantasy back, writes PFW's Dan Parr.

Jets: No progress in Revis negotiations

Posted Aug. 09, 2010 @ 10:35 p.m. ET
Jets owner Woody Johnson isn't optimistic that his club will be able to reach a contract extension with holdout CB Darrelle Revis before the start of the regular season.

Jets CB Revis begins holdout

Posted Aug. 01, 2010 @ 1:17 p.m. ET
Jets CB Darrelle Revis failed to report for training camp Aug. 1 and is willing to hold out indefinitely.

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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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