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Josh McCown

35-Year-Old Quarterback – Cleveland Browns

2014 Pass/Rush Stats

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2206

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11

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14

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127

TD

3

2014 Pass/Rush Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

While coach Marc Trestman has plenty of supporters, he probably doesn't have a bigger fan than McCown, who went from an afterthought backup – one that was out of the league in 2010 – to one of the mos...

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2014 ADP:  162.7

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HT: 6' 4"   WT: 213   DOB: 7/4/1979  College: Sam Houston State  DRAFTED: 3rd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Josh McCown Contract Information:

Agreed to a three-year contract with the Browns in February of 2015.

February 27, 2015  –  Josh McCown News

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McCown agreed to terms on a three-year contract with the Browns on Friday, Mke Garafolo of FOX Sports reports.

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Josh McCown NFL Stats
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  Passing Pass Distance Big Pass Games Rushing Fumbles
Year Age Team G Comp Att Pct Yards TD INT YPA 20+ 40+ 300+ 350+ 400+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost
2007 27 9 111 190 58.4% 1151 10 11 6.1 - - - - - 29 143 4.9 0 - -
2008 28 2 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0 0.0 - - - - - 4 -3 -0.8 0 - -
2009 29 1 1 6 16.7% 2 0 0 0.3 0 0 - - - 0 0 0.0 0 - -
2011 31 Chi 3 35 55 63.6% 414 2 4 7.5 0 0 0 0 0 12 68 5.7 0 2 0
2013 33 Chi 8 149 224 66.5% 1829 13 1 8.2 21 3 3 2 0 13 69 5.3 1 3 1
2014 34 TB 11 184 327 56.3% 2206 11 14 6.7 28 6 2 0 0 25 127 5.1 3 10 4
2014 Proj 34 CLE Subscribe now to see our 2013 projections for Josh McCown

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Josh McCown Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Passing Stats Red Zone Passes Red Zone Runs
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Rating Yds/G TD% INT% Sacks In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
2007 27 9 11.1 11.1 11.1 69.4 128 5.3 5.8 - - - - 2 - -
2008 28 2 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 - - - - 0 - -
2009 29 1 0.1 0.1 0.1 17.4 2 0.0 0.0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 31 Chi 3 10.5 10.5 10.5 68.3 138 3.6 7.3 7 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 33 Chi 8 17.3 17.3 17.3 109.0 229 5.8 0.4 11 32 16 8 4 2 1
2014 34 TB 11 14.8 14.8 14.8 70.5 201 3.4 4.3 36 37 14 2 5 2 1
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Josh McCown – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

630

Offensive Snaps in 2014

Josh McCown was on the field for 630 of his team's snaps on offense in 2014.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Josh McCown was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Off ST
2013 380 0
2014 630 0
Josh McCown 2014 Game Log
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  Snap Count Passing Pass Distance Rushing Fumbles Red Zone Passes Red Zone Runs
Week Opp Off ST Comp Att Pct Yards TD INT YPA 20+ 40+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 @Pit 56 0 22 35 62.9% 183 2 2 5.2 1 0 3 27 9.0 0 2 0 3 2 0 0 0 0
2 NO 57 0 16 21 76.2% 179 0 1 8.5 3 0 2 6 3.0 2 0 0 3 2 0 2 2 1
3 Bal
4 BYE Bye Week
5 @Ten
6 Pit
7 @Jax
8 Oak
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10 @Cin
11 Hou 50 0 15 23 65.2% 288 2 0 12.5 5 2 3 8 2.7 0 1 0 3 1 0 1 0 0
12 @Atl 76 0 25 48 52.1% 341 1 2 7.1 5 2 3 12 4.0 0 2 1 7 0 0 0 0 0
13 @Buf 65 0 15 29 51.7% 190 0 1 6.6 3 0 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Ind 64 0 20 39 51.3% 250 2 2 6.4 4 1 4 8 2.0 0 1 1 8 3 0 1 0 0
15 Cin 55 0 13 28 46.4% 154 1 1 5.5 1 0 2 21 10.5 1 3 2 3 1 0 1 0 0
16 @Car 49 0 12 26 46.2% 147 0 1 5.7 2 1 0 0 0.0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
17 @Bal 67 0 14 23 60.9% 115 1 1 5.0 0 0 2 6 3.0 0 0 0 5 3 0 0 0 0

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Josh McCown
As Compared To Other Quarterbacks
Height:   6' 4"
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Weight:   213 lbs
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Josh McCown: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

McCown and the Bills are reportedly working on potential contract agreement, wgr550.com reports.

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McCown is drawing interest from the Browns, ESPN.com reports.

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McCown, a free agent who visited with the Bills on Monday, has left Buffalo without a contract and apparently will be visiting with at least one or two more teams, The Buffalo News reports.

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Don't take this as a sign McCown is not going to sign with the Bills. The team may have one of the least stable starters in EJ Manuel, which would give McCown a very good chance to compete for the starting job. McCown also has ties to Aaron Kromer, the Bills' new offensive line coach. We'll see how things go the rest of the week, but it seems like a decent shot the Bills will be adding perhaps two quarterbacks this offseason (hello, Mark Sanchez?) to compete with Manuel for the starting gig.
McCown is visiting with the Bills on Monday with the hope of reaching an agreement on a contract after he was recently released by the Bucs, ESPN's Adam Schefter and Mike Rodak report.

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The Bills are looking for a new quarterback following the retirement of Kyle Orton at the end of the 2014 season. McCown struggled in his only season with the Bucs, but the Bills are likely intrigued by the success that the veteran had with Chicago in 2013 (13:1 TD:INT, 8.2 YPA) while filling in for Jay Cutler.
The Buccaneers have released McCown, Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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The second year of McCown's contract with Tampa Bay was not guaranteed, with the move saving the team $5.25 million under the salary cap. At this stage, it seems inevitable that the Bucs, who hold the No. 1 overall pick in the upcoming NFL draft will select a quarterback, either Orgeon's Marcus Mariota or Florida State's Jameis Winston. Currently, Mike Glennon and Seth Lobato are the only signal-callers on the team's roster.
McCown completed 14-of-23 passes for 115 yards, with one touchdown and one interception during Sunday's loss to the Saints.

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McCown completed 12-of-26 passes for 147 yards and an interception during Sunday's loss to the Packers.

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McCown completed 13-of-28 passes for 154 yards, with one touchdown and one interception, and while he added 21 rushing yards on two carries, he also fumbled three times, losing two of them, during Sunday's loss to the Panthers.

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McCown (back) will remain the Buccaneers' starting quarterback Sunday at Carolina, the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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The Buccaneers' were officially eliminated from playoff contention following Sunday's loss in Detroit, which often times leads an organization to turn to a young signal caller. However, coach Lovie Smith will stick with McCown against a Panthers defense that has allowed at least one touchdown pass in every game this season.

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2014

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2013

After filling in reliably for Jay Cutler in two starts in 2011, McCown never got off the bench in 2012 as the third quarterback but will re-assume top backup duties with the departure of Jason Campbell. He possesses some mobility but would likely oversee a ground-heavy attack if called upon in the event of another Cutler injury.

2012

McCown will be the third string quarterback behind Jay Cutler and Jason Campbell in 2012.

2009

Capable backup quarterback, who could definitely have some value if anything happens to starter Jake Delhomme in 2009.

2008

New offensive coordinator Dan Henning orchestrated some big-time passing attacks for both the Jets and Panthers. And head coach Tony Sparano had a big hand in the Cowboys offensive success, which was predicated on an explosive passing game. But this QB crop is weak. Henne is going to be given a chance to start in order to speed up his development in what's likely to be a wasted year. He's the proverbial "Box of Chocolates" long term; but he has virtually no chance of being a productive fantasy passer in 2008. So only keeper-league players need apply. The new Miami regime obviously turned the page on Beck, so why shouldn't we? McCown did some good things for the Raiders last year, and stranger things have happened than him becoming a useful player on a team that's probably going to take a hit on defense and lose a lot of games (and thus throw more often). He's shown enough to deserve a season- long shot somewhere as a starter, but the Dolphins seem emotionally invested in Henne as their QB of the future. But if someone in the NFL this year is going to pull a Derek Anderson, our money is on McCown.

2007

The journeyman may get some starts while the team preps prized rookie QB JaMarcus Russell. Head coach Lane Kiffin has been extremely impressed with McCown's attitude and work ethic.

2006

There are major questions about who will be at the helm of the Mike Martz-led attack heading into training camp. Martz’s presence is a big consideration when you take the Lions QB. But make sure your expectation is Martz Lite, as former defensive coordinator and current head coach Rod Marinelli will surely rein him in somewhat. This could be very good for the Lions’ QB, as it will help keep him in one piece. But there is no denying Martz’s offensive genius and ability to develop QBs. Add Detroit’s exciting receivers, especially the potentially dynamic Roy Williams, and a nice back in Kevin Jones to the offensive mix, and you have the makings of an explosive attack. Who will take the helm? McCown had an 82 rating last year close/late (41 attempts). He didn’t display great arm-strength, and his accuracy is similar to Kitna’s, with 16.7 percent poor throws (15.7 percent in ’04). McCown could make some plays with his legs, as he had 139 rushing yards last year despite starting only six games. So, 250 yards and a few TDs is a decent rushing projection if he were to land the job. If you’re looking for a tiebreaker among the QBs, their respective Wonderlic results might hold the answer. Martz is very big on the test, having recently assembled the NFL’s highest-scoring Wonderlic squad in St. Louis. McCown scored 30 on the intelligence test, which is very good. At the very least, if Kitna gets the job, any owner would be wise to grab McCown as an end-game pocket pick.

2005

Coach Dennis Green named Kurt Warner the starting quarterback in May, but if the injury-prone Warner were to go down, McCown would get another shot, this time with a healthy Anquan Boldin (provided he ends his holdout) and a more experienced Larry Fitzgerald. McCown, is a good athlete with good arm strength and surprising speed, but he needs to get rid of the ball quicker and improve his decision-making.

2004

The Cardinals’ QB wasn't awful last year and will produce some points with his legs. And he has a QB-friendly coach in Dennis Green and two outstanding possession receivers in Anquan Boldin and Larry Fitzgerald. But Green wants to win right away and may not be patient should McCown experience a sophomore slump. McCown wasn't bad in terms of accuracy last year (15.7 percent poor throws), though he was late on too many passes (nine percent of his passes were defensed).