Jets QB Josh McCown pondering retirement | NFL


Josh McCown is not certain if he’ll return to the gridiron in 2019.

The veteran quarterback introduced Tuesday that he nonetheless feels the drive to play, however the need to be along with his household has him not sure if he is keen to decide to the Jets for an additional season.

“Whereas I nonetheless have the sturdy need to proceed taking part in, my household dynamics at this level are such that I wish to take extra time earlier than making the dedication to play in 2019,” McCown stated, through administration agency Precedence Sports activities. “I’ve spoken to the Jets to make them conscious. I am enthusiastic about spending time with my household as we course of what’s subsequent.”

McCown, who will flip 40 in July, spent the final two seasons with the Jets. He was the starter in 2017 however was moved to the backup slot in 2018 behind rookie Sam Darnold.

Throughout his beginning season, he threw for 18 touchdowns and 13 interceptions. Within the three video games he began in whereas Darnold handled an harm final season, he threw for one landing and 4 interceptions.

McCown has additionally frolicked with the Cardinals, Lions, Raiders, Dolphins, Panthers, 49ers, Bears, Buccaneers and Browns earlier than touchdown with the Jets.

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