The NFL is a passing league with a woeful shortage of good passers. That supply-and-demand dynamic -- along with shoddy coaching and questionable personnel decisions -- goes a long way in explaining the Jets' current predicament.

But Rex Ryan's Traveling Circus isn't alone. Due to injures or bad luck several teams are on the search for warm bodies compete at quarterback. It's why Matt Leinart and John Beck are suddenly popular names and they could soon be joined by Colt McCoy.

The 49ers are trying to trade McCoy and if there are no takers they will probably release him according to NFL.com's Ian Rapoport.