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Mon, 01 Apr 2013 12:17:39 -0700
New Orleans Saints QB Luke McCown is expected to be the primary backup to QB Drew Brees.
Mon, 01 Apr 2013 12:11:40 -0700
The New Orleans Saints have agreed to terms with free-agent QB Luke McCown (Falcons) on a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Tue, 04 Sep 2012 21:03:22 -0700
Atlanta Falcons QB Luke McCown was listed as the primary backup to starting QB Matt Ryan on the team's Week 1 depth chart released Tuesday, Sept. 4. QB Dominique Davis is listed as the No. 3 quarterback.
Tue, 28 Aug 2012 11:04:51 -0700
The Atlanta Falcons signed free-agent QB Luke McCown (Saints) to an undisclosed deal Tuesday, Aug. 28.
Mon, 27 Aug 2012 09:23:42 -0700
The New Orleans Saints have released DT Remi Ayodele, QB Luke McCown, TE Jake Byrne, WR Marques Clark, OT Hutch Eckerson, OG Paul Fenaroli, C Brian Folkerts, WR Kevin Hardy, CB Kamaal Mcllwain, DT Swanson Miller, WR Derek Moye, CB Cord Parks, DE Donavan Robinson, LB Aaron Tevis and S Johnny Thomas.
Sat, 04 Aug 2012 06:43:55 -0700
New Orleans Saints QB Chase Daniel said he sees no competition from QB Luke McCown as the top backup to QB Drew Brees. Daniel insists he is looking at competing with Brees for the No. 1 job. "What competition?" Daniel said when asked about McCown. "I am trying to take Drew Brees' spot. I don't see a competition with any other quarterback but Drew on the roster right now."
Sat, 04 Aug 2012 05:14:52 -0700
New Orleans Saints interim head coach Joe Vitt won't reveal his quarterback rotation against the Arizona Cardinals for the Hall of Fame game Sunday, Aug. 5, in Canton, Ohio, saying only that it will be similar to other preseason openers. Look for QB Drew Brees to play a series or two, followed by QBs Chase Daniel, Luke McCown and Sean Canfield.
Thu, 07 Jun 2012 12:03:51 -0700
The New Orleans Saints have signed free-agent QB Luke McCown (Jaguars), according to his agent. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Tue, 05 Jun 2012 16:45:36 -0700
Free-agent QB Luke McCown (Jaguars) is trying out with the New Orleans Saints as an extra quarterback.
Sun, 27 Nov 2011 20:51:52 -0800
Jacksonville Jaguars QB Blaine Gabbert was lifted in Week 12 against the Houston Texans in favor of QB Luke McCown. However, head coach Jack Del Rio said Sunday, Nov. 27, that Gabbert remains the team's starter going forward.
Sun, 27 Nov 2011 12:50:28 -0800
The Jacksonville Jaguars benched QB Blaine Gabbert in favor of QB Luke McCown in Week 12.
Wed, 21 Sep 2011 05:59:02 -0700
Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio has named QB Blaine Gabbert the starting quarterback for Week 3. Del Rio met with Gabbert and QB Luke McCown Wednesday, Sept. 21, then told other players about the switch at a team meeting.
Tue, 20 Sep 2011 18:05:08 -0700
Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio remained noncommittal Tuesday, Sept. 20, when pressed for a starting quarterback heading into Week 3. He is uncertain whether QB Luke McCown will make his third straight start, or if rookie QB Blaine Gabbert will be given his first NFL start.
Sun, 18 Sep 2011 20:08:18 -0700
Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio was noncommittal after the Week 2 loss against the New York Jets about his plan for Week 3 concerning his starting quarterback. QB Luke McCown was benched after throwing four interceptions, as rookie QB Blaine Gabbert came on to finish up. "I'm gonna be ready. There's no question about that," Gabbert said.
Sun, 18 Sep 2011 17:32:13 -0700
Jacksonville Jaguars QB Luke McCown went 6-for-19 for 59 yards and four interceptions against the New York Jets in Week 2.
Tue, 13 Sep 2011 09:41:36 -0700
Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio was very pleased with the way QB Luke McCown handled himself in the Week 1 contest against the Tennessee Titans. The team decided to be conservative through the air but that doesn't mean they won't open it up in future weeks.
Sun, 11 Sep 2011 17:47:24 -0700
Jacksonville Jaguars QB Luke McCown made the start in Week 1 against the Tennessee Titans. He completed 17-of-24 passes for 175 yards, no touchdowns and no interceptions, although he did lose a fumble in the victory.
Wed, 07 Sep 2011 06:59:47 -0700
The Jacksonville Jaguars will carry two quarterbacks into the regular season after the release of QB David Garrard: QBs Luke McCown and Blaine Gabbert.
Tue, 06 Sep 2011 15:25:50 -0700
Updating a previous report, the Jacksonville Jaguars released QB David Garrard Tuesday, Sept. 6, a move that will save the team $9 million this year. QB Luke McCown will serve as the starter heading into the season, with QB Blaine Gabbert backing him up.
Tue, 06 Sep 2011 12:29:49 -0700
The Jacksonville Jaguars told QB David Garrard Tuesday, Sept. 6, that they plan to release him. QB Luke McCown will start in Week 1.
Fantasy Tip: The Jags may be tempted to open up the passing game up a bit more with McCown under center, but this move probably hurts the wideouts on roster more than it helps. McCown is a QB3 at best. Blaine Gabbert's debut may be expedited if McCown proves ineffective, but like McCown, he wouldn't be more than a third QB option.
Fri, 12 Aug 2011 11:02:35 -0700
Jacksonville Jaguars QB Luke McCown (oblique) was not able to play in the first preseason game Thursday, Aug. 11, because of soreness in his left oblique. He said he decided to sit out the game instead of playing with the injury.
Mon, 27 Jun 2011 23:38:50 -0700
Jacksonville Jaguars QB David Garrard is expected to get a majority of the reps in training camp, according to offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter. Koetter said the breakdown would be Garrard getting about 40 percent of the practice reps, with rookie QB Blaine Gabbert seeing 30 percent and QB Luke McCown about 20 percent.
Mon, 28 Feb 2011 15:21:08 -0800
Updating a previous report, the Jacksonville Jaguars have re-signed free-agent QB Luke McCown to a one-year contract, reports Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Mon, 28 Feb 2011 07:57:08 -0800
The Jacksonville Jaguars are close to re-signing QB Luke McCown to a one-year deal, according to McCown's agent, reports Tania Ganguli, of The Florida Times-Union.
Thu, 17 Feb 2011 11:14:31 -0800
Jacksonville Jaguars impending free-agent QB Luke McCown (knee) said he would like to re-sign with the Jaguars this offseason but does not know who he will play for next season, reports Jaguars.com's John Oehser.
Thu, 17 Feb 2011 11:13:20 -0800
Jacksonville Jaguars QB Luke McCown (knee) said he is making steady progress in his rehab from a torn anterior cruciate ligament he suffered during the season, reports John Oehser, of Jaguars.com. McCown said he was able to able to drop back and throw to receivers late in the season and as been able to continue those things.
Tue, 21 Sep 2010 13:32:52 -0700
The Jacksonville Jaguars placed QB Luke McCown (knee) on the Injured Reserve list Tuesday, Sept. 21, with a torn ligament in his right knee, according to The Associated Press.
Mon, 20 Sep 2010 15:59:42 -0700
Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio said QB Luke McCown (knee) is dealing with an ACL injury and it appears likely that he will need another reconstructive surgery on his knee, according to The Florida Times-Union's Tania Ganguli.
Mon, 20 Sep 2010 15:03:45 -0700
Jacksonville Jaguars QB Luke McCown (knee) injured his right knee just two plays from the end of the team's Week 2 game, reports The Florida Times-Union's Tania Ganguli. McCown will undergo an MRI to determine the seriousness of the injury and was wearing a brace on the knee after the game. He tore the ACL in that knee in 2006, but it isn't likely the injury is the same because he was able to walk off under his own power.
Sun, 19 Sep 2010 15:34:58 -0700
Jacksonville Jaguars QB David Garrard was benched in favor of QB Luke McCown in the team's Week 2 game.
Sun, 15 Aug 2010 21:29:55 -0700
Rumblings of a quarterback controversy, though a bit premature, surfaced again for the Jacksonville Jaguars, reports Tania Ganguli, of The Florida Times-Union. Backup QB Luke McCown tossed three touchdowns after replacing starting QB David Garrard in the team's first preseason game. McCown kept his performance in perspective, saying nobody is going to be named the starter off of one preseason game. "It's just how it is," Garrard said of the talk. "Especially when Luke has an amazing game like he did. ... You're going to have rumbles."
Fri, 13 Aug 2010 18:53:50 -0700
Jacksonville Jaguars backup QB Luke McCown was on fire Friday, Aug. 13, against the Philadelphia Eagles, reports The Associated Press. He hit 11-of-15 passes, including his first six attempts, for 244 yards and three touchdowns.
Sun, 06 Jun 2010 17:45:14 -0700
Jacksonville Jaguars QB Luke McCown made it clear during an interview on Sirius NFL Radio this weekend that the team does not have a quarterback controversy, reports Alex Marvez, of FOXSports.com. QB David Garrard is currently listed as the team's starting quarterback. McCown said, "It's David's job. There's been a lot more made about it being a competition than there really should be. If anybody even hints to me about the idea of it being an open competition, I'm all for it. But that's not the case."
Sat, 15 May 2010 05:04:53 -0700
Jacksonville Jaguars QB Luke McCown could push QB David Garrard for the team's starting quarterback job, reports Vic Ketchman, of Jaguars.com. "Even though Luke was our number two last year, he didn't take many reps. We haven't had much chance to see him operate in our system. Minicamp was his first chance to get equal reps. This is a time for Luke to show he can compete with Dave. He's athletic, he's sharp. Can he push Dave when they're hitting you for real? We like what we see out of Luke in the meeting room and what we saw of him in minicamp," offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter said.
Wed, 24 Mar 2010 08:52:12 -0700
Vito Stellino, of The Florida Times-Union, reports Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio said QB David Garrard is the team's starting quarterback, despite Garrard recently saying he would have to outplay QB Luke McCown in training camp to keep his job. "Dave's our quarterback. Dave created that (quarterback controversy). He just helped our local guys to have something to track during training camp," Del Rio said. "Dave is our guy, Luke's the backup and we'll continue to look for a third."
Sat, 13 Mar 2010 14:15:14 -0800
Scott Reynolds, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Mark Dominik said the Buccaneers will receive a seventh-round draft choice from the Jacksonville Jaguars for when they traded QB Luke McCown to the Jaguars in the preseason.
Sun, 06 Sep 2009 22:37:37 -0700
Michael C. Wright, of The Florida Times-Union, reports Jacksonville Jaguars QB Luke McCown officially passed his physical and was signed by the team Sunday, Sept. 6. McCown needs to learn the playbook in a week just in case something happens to starting QB David Garrard.
Sat, 05 Sep 2009 18:41:27 -0700
Jaguars.com reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have traded QB Luke McCown to the Jacksonville Jaguars for an undisclosed draft choice.
Sat, 05 Sep 2009 18:33:48 -0700
Jaguars.com reports the Jacksonville Jaguars have acquired QB Luke McCown from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for an undisclosed draft choice.
Fri, 04 Sep 2009 16:00:11 -0700
Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Byron Leftwich, QB Luke McCown, S Jermaine Phillips, RB Cadillac Williams, RB Derrick Ward, S Donte' Nicholson, RB Kareem Huggins, C Jeff Faine, LB Rod Wilson, LB Adam Hayward, T Jeremy Trueblood, T Donald Penn, G Davin Joseph, TE Kellen Winslow, TE Jerramy Stevens and TE John Gilmore are sitting out the team's preseason finale Friday, Sept. 4.
Tue, 01 Sep 2009 13:20:39 -0700
Charlie Campbell and Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, report Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris said QB Byron Leftwich and QB Luke McCown may not play in the team's preseason game Friday, Sept. 4.
Sat, 29 Aug 2009 12:22:48 -0700
Dave Scheiber, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Luke McCown said he was a bit surprised that he did not win the starting quarterback job but is ready to remain focus.
Sat, 29 Aug 2009 12:06:29 -0700
Dave Scheiber, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Luke McCown said his job now is to help support starting QB Byron Leftwich and be ready if he is needed to play. "Like I've said all along, once they name the starter, it's about whatever is best for this team to win ball games. Byron's the starter. And I'm going to do everything I can to help him be the best starter he can be. And at the same time, prepare and be ready to play if I'm called upon," McCown said.
Sat, 29 Aug 2009 07:28:09 -0700
Jay Glazer, of FOXSports.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris informed the team Saturday, Aug. 29, that QB Byron Leftwich has beat out QB Luke McCown for the starting quarterback job.
Fri, 28 Aug 2009 12:17:43 -0700
Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris hinted he has an opinion on whether QB Byron Leftwich or QB Luke McCown should be the starting quarterback but said he wants to meet with offensive coordinator Jeff Jagodzinski, quarterbacks coach Greg Olson, general manager Mark Dominik and ownership before making a decision. Morris said he did not know when he will make the announcement.
Thu, 27 Aug 2009 21:47:11 -0700
The Associated Press reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Byron Leftwich outperformed QB Luke McCown during the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 27. Leftwich was 9-for-17 for 100 yards while McCown finished 5-for-11 for 38 yards in the game. Both quarterbacks had roughly the same amount of playing time in the game.
Wed, 26 Aug 2009 07:41:27 -0700
Jason La Canfora, of NFL.com, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been contacting other teams this week to gauge interest in their quarterbacks after putting off a decision to name a starter, according to league sources. Two league sources said the Buccaneers have been calling teams, willing to listen to offers for QB Byron Leftwich, QB Luke McCown or QB Josh Johnson, a player thought of highly internally but who likely wouldn't have great trade value.
Mon, 24 Aug 2009 14:23:51 -0700
Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Byron Leftwich will start the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 27, but QB Luke McCown will also see time with the first-team offense during the game. Both quarterbacks will play a quarter and a half.
Sat, 22 Aug 2009 18:32:59 -0700
Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Luke McCown, who is competing with QB Byron Leftwich for the starting quarterback job, went 6-for-9 for 51 yards and two touchdowns in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 22.
Sat, 15 Aug 2009 22:02:11 -0700
Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Luke McCown went 4 of 8 for 19 yards with no touchdowns or interceptions Saturday, Aug. 15, against the Tennessee Titans. QB Byron Leftwich hit 6 of 14 passing attempts for 61 yards with one touchdown and no interception, while rookie QB Josh Freeman was 5 of 9 for 52 yards with no touchdowns and one interception.