Approximately 30 minutes after the Jets’ 7-6 win over the Arizona Cardinals,
McElroy gave life to a Jets team that needed an offensive spark Sunday. His numbers were just 5-of-7 for 29 yards in over a quarter of action, but one of those passes was a 1-yard scoring toss to TE
Sensing the change in the stands, most of the Green & White faithful erupted when it became clear that McElroy would get the call with 4:48 left in the third.
In addition to the scoring drive, McElroy helped seal things with a 7:55 drive to end festivities. His cadence helped draw the Cards offside on third-and-4 from the 18, allowing the Jets to run out the clock. He may have been nervous on the inside, but he had ice in his veins when he went to
Rex Ryan wasn’t saying after the game who will be his starter next week in Jacksonville. But McElroy got hot today and it could be warm in J-Ville next week. You can watch the archive of our “Jets Replay” interview with G-Mac tomorrow morning on newyorkjets.com.