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NFL report: Josh McCown set to compete for Jets' starting QB role or become a mentor

NFL report: Josh McCown set to compete for Jets' starting QB role or become a mentor

Josh McCown has every intention of being the New York Jets' starting quarterback this season.

Whether that means 16 games, eight or just one, the 37-year-old veteran believes he can still be plenty productive. But if McCown ends up being the backup — and an invaluable mentor — to either Christian Hackenberg or Bryce Petty, he's OK with that, too.

“It's a full competition between the three of us,” McCown said Wednesday during a conference call, his first chat with reporters since signing a one-year, $6 million deal with the Jets in March.

“I think for us, all three of us will approach it as kind of being the guy,” he...

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