“I want to see what he can do. We all know the tangibles he has. He’s a winner,” said offensive coordinator Tony Sparano of McElroy. “He’s been a winner his whole life. He’s won a National Championship, won a state championship. His whole resume speaks about him obviously being a very confident guy and a confident leader.”
The Jets will close out their home slate in Week 16, trying to reach .500 at the Met after registering a 6-2 mark as a host in 2011. Way back on Sep. 9, New York’s AFC representative kicked off 2012 in front of Jets Nation with a 48-28 rout of the Buffalo Bills.
“He’s definitely a student of the game. He’s got that gym-rat mentality,” said defensive coordinator Mike Pettine of the 2nd-year passer from Alabama. “He’s very analytical. He gives us a lot of feedback on things. He would do it on a certain route or against a certain blitz or how he would I.D. a certain front of ours or thing that we were doing. There’s definitely some give-and-take there. He was helpful.”
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