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New Orleans Saints


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

Report: Saints sign PK Carney

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 7:15 p.m. ET
The Saints will carry two kickers on their roster after reportedly signing veteran PK John Carney on Tuesday.

Report: Saints will work out Carney

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 8:22 p.m. ET
Just hours after they lost to the Falcons in overtime, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported that the Saints will work out former kicker John Carney this week.

With Bush out, Moore delivers for Saints

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 5:19 p.m. ET
The Saints needed somebody to step up with RB Reggie Bush due to miss six weeks following a broken fibula. If Sunday was any indication, it looks like WR Lance Moore is going to be that guy.

Bush’s injury creates opportunity for Thomas

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 7:01 p.m. ET
With Reggie Bush expected to be out for about another five weeks or so while his broken leg heals, word is Saints RB Pierre Thomas will play more snaps.

Saints re-sign RB Betts

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
With RB Reggie Bush expected to miss up to six weeks recovering from a broken leg, the Saints turned to a familiar face to add depth to their backfield Wednesday.

Report: Bush to miss six weeks

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
The Associated Press reports that Saints RB Reggie Bush has a broken fibula and will miss close to six weeks.

Bush hurts leg in Saints' win

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 2:44 a.m. ET
RB Reggie Bush had to leave the Saints' 25-22 victory over the 49ers Monday night due to a right leg injury. He's expected to get X-rays in New Orleans on Tuesday.

Saints' defense shines in win over 49ers

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 12:27 a.m. ET
Garrett Hartley kicked a 37-yard field goal that barely fluttered through as time expired after Drew Brees set it up with a 30-yard completion to Marques Colston, and the Saints spoiled the San Francisco 49ers' home opener with a 25-22 ...

Monday-night game inactives

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 7:14 p.m. ET
The following players are inactive for the Monday night game between the Saints and 49ers.

Saturday injury report for Saints-Niners

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ 11:52 p.m. ET
Here is the injury report for the Week Two Monday-night game, New Orleans at San Francisco, showing the status of each injured player and to what degree each participated in his team's practices.

Smaller role grows on Saints RB Bush

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ noon ET
Saints RB Reggie Bush has embraced his role, and head coach Sean Payton still thinks very highly of him.

Saints re-sign CB Torrence, cut LB Asiodu

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
The Saints announced Wednesday that the club has re-signed free-agent CB Leigh Torrence and waived LB K.C. Asiodu.

Bush will forfeit 2005 Heisman

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
Saints RB Reggie Bush released a statement Tuesday announcing his decision to forfeit his 2005 Heisman Trophy.

Week Two power rankings

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 10:22 a.m. ET
The Packers remain top dog in our rankings, but the defending champion Saints leap to No. 2 after a season-opening win over the Vikings.

Players stand as one with sign of solidarity

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 9:22 p.m. ET
As you might have seen prior to the Vikings-Saints game, players collectively decided to show their solidarity in their labor battle against the owners by raising a single finger.

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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