Jets focused on wins, not throwing young QBs into games

New York Jets quarterback Josh McCown (15) gets tripped up by Tampa Bay Buccaneers middle linebacker Kwon Alexander (58) during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)

%name Jets focused on wins, not throwing young QBs into games

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Jets aren’t ready to sacrifice wins now for a glimpse at an uncertain future.

A day after coach Todd Bowles insisted that Josh McCown will remain the starter under center, quarterbacks coach Jeremy Bates reiterated that point – regardless of the growing sentiment outside the facility that it might be time for Christian Hackenberg or Bryce Petty to get an opportunity.

“We’re focused more on the Carolina Panthers than getting into that debate,” Bates said Tuesday during a conference call. “Of course, we’ll have that conversation at the end of the season.

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