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Luke McCown

Luke McCown - #7 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 212 lbs.
Birthday 07/12/1981
Birthplace Jacksonville, TX
College Louisiana Tech
Years played 10
Drafted 2004, 4th round, 10th pick by Browns

Nicks re-signs with Saints

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 8:59 p.m. ET
OG Carl Nicks has signed his restricted free agent tender with the Saints. The team officially announced the move on Monday evening.

Saints re-sign OT Strief

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 6:12 p.m. ET
The Saints re-signed OT Zach Strief on Monday, PFW correspondent and New Orleans Times-Picayune writer Mike Triplett reported.

Saints OG Nicks signs tender

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 11:50 a.m. ET
Saints OG Carl Nicks signed his restricted free-agent tender on Monday, according to The New Orleans Times-Picayune.

Saints sign CB Washington

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
The Saints added former Ravens CB Fabian Washington on Sunday, as the two sides agreed to a one-year deal.

Saints, RB Ingram agree to deal

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
Saints first-round RB Mark Ingram agreed to terms on a deal Saturday morning.

Saints reportedly keep S Harper

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 9:54 p.m. ET
The Saints re-signed S Roman Harper to a four-year, $28.5 million contract. ESPN's Adam Schefter first reported the move.

Saints announce 11 new contracts

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
LT Jermon Bushrod, RB/KR Darren Sproles and LB Will Herring are among the new deals the Saints officially announced on Friday.

Saints sign Sproles to replace Bush

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 10:51 p.m. ET
FOX Sports is reporting that Saints have found their replacement for Reggie Bush in former Chargers RB Darren Sproles.

Report: Saints, Shanle agree to extension

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 8:50 p.m. ET
The Saints have agreed to a two-year contract extension with LB Scott Shanle.

Saints agree to two-year deal with OLT Bushrod

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
The Saints hold on to OLT Jermon Bushrod, signing him to a two-year deal.

Dolphins trade for RB Bush

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have acquired RB Reggie Bush from the Saints. Bush will sign a two-year deal with Miami.

Colston, Meachem could head in opposite directions

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
WR Marques Colston can still be a very solid No. 2 fantasy receiver, but his teammate, Robert Meachem is a sleeper to watch this season.

Saints agree to re-sign CB Torrence

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 12:27 a.m. ET
The Saints agreed to re-sign CB and special-teams contributor Leigh Torrence on Wednesday evening.

Saints to bring back Moore, sign Herring

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
The Saints have agreed to deals to re-sign WR Lance Moore and add OLB Will Herring.

Saints WR Arrington ready for bigger role

Posted July 22, 2011 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
Saints WR Adrian Arrington might be looking at getting more playing time this season.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted April 01, 2013
Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says New Orleans and unrestricted free agents, defensive end Kenyon Coleman and McCown, have agreed to terms on one-year contracts.||||||| McCown, 6-4, 217-pounds, is a former fourth-round selection of the Cleveland Browns who went to training camp with the Saints last season. McCown, a former Louisiana Tech standout, has played in 22 NFL games with nine starts in stints with Cleveland, Tampa Bay, Jacksonville and Atlanta. He has completed 184 of 316 passes for 2,035 yards with nine touchdowns and 14 interceptions.
Posted Aug. 28, 2012
The Atlanta Falcons have released backup quarterback Chris Redman and signed McCown.||||||| McCown spent the past three seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars, making two starts among his eight appearances. He worked with Dirk Koetter, who is now the Falcons' offensive coordinator, which undoubtedly contributed to the decision to bring in a new No. 2 behind starter Matt Ryan on Tuesday.
Posted Sept. 06, 2011
Jags coach Jack Del Rio will turn the starting job over to Luke McCown, who outplayed David Garrard and rookie Blaine Gabbert in the preseason.||||||| McCown completed 12 of 18 passes for 133 yards, with two touchdowns, no interceptions and no sacks. Fantasy players should not trust the journeyman with rookie Blaine Gabbert waiting in the wings.
Posted Sept. 20, 2010
The Jacksonville Jaguars have lost McCown for the season because of a knee injury.||||||| McCown tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee at San Diego on Sunday. McCown replaced benched starter David Garrard in the fourth quarter and injured his knee on a 4-yard scramble with less than a minute remaining. Garrard came back in and threw a touchdown pass to Mike Sims-Walker that made it 38-13.
Posted Sept. 06, 2009
McCown has passed his physical with the Jacksonville Jaguars, prompting the team to cut veteran backup Todd Bouman. The moved was announced on Sunday.||||||| Jacksonville traded an undisclosed draft pick in 2010 to Tampa Bay on Saturday night in exchange for McCown. He is 1-6 as a starter, has completed 59.7 percent of his passes, and has nine touchdown passes and 10 interceptions.

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