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Josh McCown

35-Year-Old Quarterback – Tampa Bay Buccaneers

2013 Pass/Rush Stats

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1829

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69

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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:  161.71

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

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Josh McCown Contract Information:

Signed a two-year deal with the Buccaneers in March of 2014.

July 24, 2014  –  Josh McCown News

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McCown remains in line to enter the season as the Bucs' starting quarterback ahead of Mike Glennon, the Tampa Bay Times 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 0 0 0 13 69 5.3 1 3 1
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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
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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

380

Offensive Snaps in 2013

Josh McCown was on the field for 380 of his team's snaps on offense in 2013.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2013

Josh McCown was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2013.

Year Off ST
2011 - -
2013 380 0

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Josh McCown 2013 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 @NYJ
2 NO
3 @NE
4 Ari
5 BYE Bye Week
6 Phi
7 @Atl 0 0 14 20 70.0% 204 1 0 10.2 5 0 4 33 8.3 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0
8 Car
9 @Sea
10 Mia
11 Atl 62 0 19 31 61.3% 216 1 0 7.0 1 1 2 -1 -0.5 0 0 0 6 4 3 0 0 0
12 @Det 79 0 36 47 76.6% 352 2 1 7.5 3 0 2 4 2.0 0 1 1 7 5 3 1 1 1
13 @Car 66 0 23 36 63.9% 355 2 0 9.9 4 2 0 0 0.0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
14 Buf
15 SF
16 @StL 12 0 2 4 50.0% 20 0 0 5.0 0 0 1 -3 -3.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 @NO

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
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Height:   6' 4"
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Weight:   213 lbs
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Josh McCown: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Coach Lovie Smith indicated that McCown, who agreed to a two-year deal with the Bucs on Wednesday, is viewed as the team's starting quarterback (over Mike Glennon) at this stage, the Tampa Bay Times reports. "There has to be a starting spot, a starting point, a starting person to go out there first. And that would be Josh," according to Smith, who worked with McCown while both were with the Bears.

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Though Smith did suggest that there would be a competition for the job, it's noteworthy that he has already penciled McCown in atop the team's QB depth chart, despite the fact that Glennon started 13 games as a rookie for the Bucs this past season. McCown boosted his stock while filling in for Jay Cutler last season with the Bears and it appears now that the Tampa Bay starting job is his to lose.
McCown has signed a two-year contract with the Buccaneers, the Chicago Tribune reports.

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McCown indicated Monday that his representatives have been in talks with four teams as free agency approaches, ESPN.com reports.

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While the QB didn't name the teams, it's thought that the Bears, Buccaneers, Jets and Texans are the organizations most likely to pursue McCown in free agency. Meanwhile, he suggests that if he ends up leaving the Bears, it would most likely be in the event that he is provided with a scenario in which he would be able to compete for a starting assignment elsewhere.
The Jets are thought to be considering McCown as a free agent target, the Chicago Tribune reports.

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McCown said he does not intend to retire, ESPN.com's Adam Schefter reports.

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Despite the team's decision to re-sign Jay Cutler to a seven-year contract Thursday, GM Phil Emery said the move wouldn't preclude the Bears from bringing back McCown, ESPN.com's Jeff Dickerson reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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).