CLEVELAND (AP) — The old guys are back under center for the Cleveland Browns and the New York Jets, aware they’re not part of the future.
So Josh McCown and Ryan Fitzpatrick will do what they can to save the present on Sunday when the Jets (2-5) visit star-crossed Cleveland (0-7).
New York coach Todd Bowles benched the 33-year-old Fitzpatrick after the veteran threw 11 interceptions while leading the Jets to a woeful 1-5 start. Geno Smith stepped in with his first start since the 2014 season finale and didn’t even last a half, going down with a knee injury in the second quarter against Baltimore.
With Smith being placed on injured reserve with a torn anterior cruciate ligament, it’s back to…