Greg McElroy released with injury

Updated: August 31, 2013, 11:50 PM ET
By Chris Mortensen | ESPN

The New York Jets have waived quarterback Greg McElroy with an injury designation, the team announced Saturday night.

The move means McElroy can return to the team on injured reserve if he clears waivers.

Matt Simms will remain as a quarterback behind Mark Sanchez and Geno Smith. The Jets also kept kept Graham Harrell, who signed Wednesday.

McElroy, a seventh-round pick in 2011, had been listed consistently as third on the team's depth chart, but Simms took ...

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