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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 claim P Lanning off waivers

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 6:40 p.m. ET
The Jets claimed P Spencer Lanning off waivers from the Browns, creating competition for second-year P T.J. Conley.

Report: Rams, Jets swapping tackles

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 8:34 p.m. ET
he Jets reportedly are working on acquiring former first-round OT Jason Smith from the Rams in exchange for demoted Jets ORT Wayne Hunter.

Jets choose PK Folk over Brown

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
Nick Folk won a spirited Jets PK battle with Josh Brown after the team announced Brown was among its cuts to 74 players.

Jets reduce roster to 80 players

Posted Aug. 25, 2012 @ 11:52 a.m. ET
The Jets reduced their roster to 80 on Satuday morning by waiving seven players.

Jets WR Kerley rebounding from tough start to camp

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
Jets WR Jeremy Kerley's training camp got off to a rough start, but he is getting healthy and should make an impact out of the slot.

Jets ORT Hunter loses starting job

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 2:05 p.m. ET
Jets ORT Wayne Hunter has lost his starting job, head coach Rex Ryan told reporters Thursday.

Searching for hope for the Jets

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
There is plenty of pessimism about the Jets after a lackluster start to the preseason. PFW's Kevin Fishbain tries to find some positives.

Rams sign DE Gholston

Posted Aug. 22, 2012 @ 10:13 p.m. ET
The Rams signed free-agent DE Vernon Gholston, the sixth overall pick of the 2008 draft, on Wednesday.

Jets give struggling Hunter day off from practice

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 8:28 p.m. ET
Jets embattled ORT Wayne Hunter was excused from the team's practice Tuesday night for what the team called a "personal reason."

Jets release OT Heyer

Posted Aug. 20, 2012 @ 1:27 p.m. ET
The Jets released veteran OT Stephon Heyer, the team announced Monday.

Olympic sprinter Demps signs with Patriots

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 10:02 p.m. ET
The Patriots have signed ex-Florida RB-RS Jeff Demps, the team confirmed Friday evening.

Report: Patriots to work out WR Burress

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
Former Jets and Giants WR Plaxico Burress will work out for the Patriots on Sunday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Ryan's frustration with Jets' chippy play boils over

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
Jets head coach Rex Ryan, angered by continued chippy play at practice, punished his club with a series of windsprints Tuesday.

Broncos sign ex-Jets S Leonhard

Posted Aug. 04, 2012 @ 5:43 p.m. ET
The Broncos announced Saturday that they signed veteran free-agent S Jim Leonhard.

When to draft Tebow

Posted Aug. 03, 2012 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
The most celebrated backup quarterback in league history is an intriguing fantasy option for owners. But when should Tim Tebow be drafted?

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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