So now we're seeing reports of a possible contract agreement between the Jets and free agent quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, a former first-round draft choice out of Louisville who has spent the better part of two years recovering from a horrific knee injury suffered during one of the team's practices in Minnesota.
The Jets pick No. 6 overall, and barring the unforeseen, at least one of those quarterbacks should be available when NY is on the clock.
The 25-year-old Bridgewater has appeared in just one game since the 2015 season due to knee injuries, stunting his development in the National Football League after putting together a Pro-Bowl campaign. Both players are on one-year deals, so they still haven't found their long-term solution at quarterback.
The 25-year-old was taken with the 32nd overall pick in 2014 and helped lead Minnesota to the playoffs in 2015.More news: Lead poisoning may hasten death for millions
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McCown started 13 games for the Jets in 2017, throwing for 2,926 yards with 18 touchdowns and nine interceptions.
Although, the drafting of a quarterback would raise an important question: Why the heck did the Jets pay McCown $10 million?
Coming in to relieve Bridgewater - post-injury - was Sam Bradford, who posted single-season career -high marks in yards and percentage in 2016-17.
After being more interesting last season than anyone gave them credit for, the Jets waited until late Tuesday afternoon before deciding to put together a very solid offseason haul. NY were surprisingly competitive during the season and went 5-8 in games he was under center.