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Josh McCown

Cleveland Browns
Quarterback

Ht: 6.3 | Wt: 213

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YearTmGPass CompPass AttComp PctPass YdsPass TDPass IntRushRush YdsRush TDFum Lost
2002ARI271838.89660212001
2003ARI109516657.231018562915712
2004ARI1423340857.11251111103611225
2005ARI916327060.3718329112913903
2006DET3000.000000000
2007OAK911119058.42115110112914303
2008CAR2000.000004-300
2009CAR11616.672000000
2011CHI3355563.6441424126800
2013CHI814922466.521829131136911
Average:791344288255157102
Total:794133759.3988235045153705415

Browns | Josh McCown impressive at camp

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:20:08 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown hit receivers in stride and dropped in two deep crossing routes over the coverage during training camp Friday, July 31, and WR Dwayne Bowe said McCown is showing "all the potential of being a top five quarterback in the NFL."

Fantasy Tip: To say that Bowe is exaggerating a bit is a major understatement. McCown is simply holding down the starting job until Cleveland can find a franchise quarterback, and he is a low-end QB2 at best in 2015.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Cleveland Plain Dealer - Mary Kay Cabot

Browns | Josh McCown not guaranteed of job

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 19:30:14 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown enters training camp as the team's starting signal caller, but head coach Mike Pettine said Monday, July 27, that McCown is not guaranteed of the job. "The repetitions will (still) be handled that way, with Josh as the one," Pettine said. "Now, I wouldn't say I'm guaranteeing today that Josh McCown is going to be the starter against the Jets (in Week 1)."

Fantasy Tip: The winner of the Cleveland quarterback job is still only worth considering as a low-end QB2 in standard fantasy leagues, useful only when your primary starter has a difficult matchup or bye.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Cleveland Plain Dealer - Mary Kay Cabot

Browns | Josh McCown praised by coach and GM

Sat, 06 Jun 2015 18:52:59 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown was praised for his mentorship of younger players by general manager Ray Farmer, and head coach Mike Pettine said the team couldn't do better than McCown until they find a "long-term solution" under center.

Fantasy Tip: Pettine is probably exaggerating just a bit, but the comments reinforce the fact that McCown is all but a lock to open the year as the starter ahead of Johnny Manziel. Still, McCown's own limitations and Cleveland's run-first philosophy will make it tough for him to be more than a low-end QB2.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Marc Sessler

Browns | Josh McCown likes his situation

Sun, 31 May 2015 17:01:22 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown said the lack of quarterback competition helps the team overall. "More than anything, for me, I just believe it takes away from any kind of distraction that you can have and the team can just move in one direction, regardless of who that guy is,'' McCown said. "It's helpful to just say, 'this is our guy until something happens and he's not our guy.'"

Fantasy Tip: McCown is set to open the season as the starter, but a conservative offensive game plan and minimal weapons to throw to make him a low-end QB2 with little upside.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Kevin Patra

Browns | Josh McCown may not face competition

Fri, 29 May 2015 11:14:01 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown appears to have been anointed the starting quarterback, and it does not look like he will be facing any competition during training camp. The team is looking for a quarterback that is willing to play within the offense and not do anything daring to make a play on their own.

Fantasy Tip: McCown likely will be the starter since he is more careful with the ball and does not try to make big plays on his own. McCown will have some weapons to work with on offense but should not be more than a No. 2 fantasy quarterback in deeper leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNCleveland.com - Tony Grossi

Browns | Josh McCown appears set

Fri, 29 May 2015 06:42:30 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown appears firmly entrenched as the starting quarterback as the team's goal is to control the ball on the ground and have the quarterback manage the game.

Fantasy Tip: McCown has minimal value as a low-end QB2, but it appears Johnny Manziel has virtually no chance to win the starting job barring injury.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNCleveland.com - Tony Grossi

Browns | Josh McCown showing leadership

Tue, 12 May 2015 14:01:24 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown has taken control of the Cleveland offense and the locker room, according to new offensive coordinator John DeFilippo. Head coach Mike Pettine has already said that McCown's experience has given him the advantage for the starting quarterback position.

Fantasy Tip: McCown isn't necessarily a lock for starting quarterback, but he seems to be well on his way to being under center in Week 1. His supporting cast is lackluster, however, as far as pass-catchers are concerned. He's comfortably in the backup fantasy quarterback conversation.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ClevelandBrowns.com - Andrew Gribble

Browns | Josh McCown declared starter

Sun, 10 May 2015 13:48:28 -0700

Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine has declared that QB Josh McCown will enter the 2015 season as the No. 1 quarterback on the team's depth chart. "We're not going to start talking competition," Pettine said. "Josh will more than likely be the starter going into camp, and in the foreseeable future I don't see that changing."

Fantasy Tip: McCown had long been favored to win the starting job but he is nothing more than a low-end QB2 option for fantasy owners with Cleveland's anemic offense. One of the reasons why Pettine might have named his starter so soon is to allow Johnny Manziel, who recently spent 10 weeks in a rehab facility, to focus on readjusting to life in the NFL instead of worrying about competing for the starting job.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Chronicle-Telegram - Scott Petrak

Browns | Josh McCown commanding offense

Sat, 09 May 2015 19:22:11 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown has "taken command" of the offense, offensive coordinator John DeFilippo said Saturday, May 9.

Fantasy Tip: McCown has been the favorite to win the starting gig, and DeFilippo's comments do little to change that notion. Even as the starter, McCown is a low-end QB2 option at the helm of a lackluster Cleveland offense.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Chris Wesseling

Browns | Josh McCown the favorite to start for Browns

Tue, 05 May 2015 09:18:04 -0700

Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown is the favorite to start training camp as the team's starting quarterback, with head coach Mike Pettine saying "it's fair to say." QB Johnny Manziel struggled last year as a rookie and was in rehab for 10 weeks. McCown is the most experienced quarterback the team has on roster.

Fantasy Tip: McCown will still face competition from Manziel and the other quarterbacks on roster later this summer, but McCown will have the leg up. With a mediocre receiving corps and largely unproven backfield, McCown, if he winds up winning the job, is a lackluster QB2 option for fantasy owners.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Pat McManamon

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