Wide receiver Robby Anderson (hamstring) and running back Matt Forte (knee) are both active, giving the Jets a much-needed boost in a crucial game against the Denver Broncos. In the 35-27 loss to the Panthers, McCown was 19-for-36 for 307 yards and three touchdowns without an interception.
The Jets set the tone for a futile offensive performance early on. Midway through the quarter, fullback Andy Janovich rushed 1 yard for Denver's second touchdown and the game's dagger.
Jets quarterback Josh McCown was knocked from the game twice by hard hits, including a clean shot by pass rusher Shane Ray in the third quarter that left McCown with an injured left hand.
It was an bad day for McCown, who completed only six of 12 passes for 46 yards.
San Francisco 49ers, Jimmy Garoppolo top Houston Texans for second straight win
If Shanahan had simplified the offense for Garoppolo and played him sooner, the 49ers might have won another game or two. Yates after that, though Savage still attempted to run onto the field and had to be pulled back by team personnel.
After their opening drive stalled at the Jets 13, the Broncos settled for a 31-yard field goal by Brandon McManus. Shelby Harris had a batted pass at the line and notched a sack in the first half. The Broncos announced 5,186 no-shows among its paid crowd of 75,518 - the highest number of empty seats this season but the business department may have been bracing for more given the team's horrific slump entering the game. Miller now has at least 10 sacks in six of his seven National Football League seasons.
So far this season, the 38-year-old has produced to the tune of 2,926 yards, 18 passing touchdowns and eight interceptions for a Jets team that has exceeded expectations.
Josh McCown left Sunday's game against the New York Jets after taking a hit to the hand, and the injury is likely going to keep the veteran quarterback out for the remainder of the season.
Broncos Country has been waiting since October for another Broncos win - and they finally got it on Sunday.