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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

Falcons sign QB McCown, release QB Redman

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 2:01 p.m. ET
The Falcons swapped backup quarterbacks on Tuesday, signing Luke McCown and releasing Chris Redman.

Saints cut DT Ayodele, QB McCown

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 11:57 a.m. ET
The Saints waived 13 players and terminated the contracts of vested veterans DT Remi Ayodele and QB Luke McCown.

Saints add QB McCown

Posted June 07, 2012 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
The Saints signed veteran QB Luke McCown, his agent Mike McCartney announced on Twitter on Thursday.

Saints sign CB Mack

Posted June 05, 2012 @ 11:15 a.m. ET
The Saints signed CB Elbert Mack to a one-year contract, keeping the corner in the NFC South.

Jaguars' backup QB situation bears watching

Posted Jan. 19, 2012 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
The Jaguars are all in on QB Blaine Gabbert, but will they re-sign backup QB Luke McCown, an unrestricted free agent?

Jaguars name Gabbert starter

Posted Sept. 21, 2011 @ 10:32 a.m. ET
Jaguars rookie QB Blaine Gabbert will make his first start Sunday against the Panthers, the team confirmed Wednesday.

Del Rio won't announce Jags starter

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 10:13 a.m. ET
Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio said on Sunday evening he is unsure who his team's starting quarterback will be next week when the team faces the Panthers.

Jaguars QB McCown gets shot following Garrard's release

Posted Sept. 09, 2011 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
Following the surprising release of QB David Garrard, eighth-year veteran QB Luke McCown will have an opportunity to prove he can stay healthy and run the Jaguars' offense.

Del Rio: Garrard 'couldn't get it going'

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 10:49 p.m. ET
The Jaguars' stunning announcement that it was releasing QB David Garrard was the result of the veteran's inability to perform at a high level.

Jaguars will take time to develop rookie signalcaller

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 11:15 p.m. ET
The re-signing of Luke McCown earlier this week to a one-year deal means the rookie QB the Jaguars are expected to draft this April will begin his career at No. 3 on the depth chart behind David Garrard and McCown.

Jaguars re-sign QB McCown

Posted Feb. 28, 2011 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
The Jaguars announced Monday that they have re-signed QB Luke McCown, who was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent.

Jaguars sign QB Bouman; send McCown to I.R.

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
The Jaguars signed QB Todd Bouman on Tuesday and placed backup QB Luke McCown on I.R. after he tore his ACL at the end of Week Two.

Jaguars backup QB McCown has torn ACL, done for year

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 7:24 p.m. ET
Jaguars backup Luke McCown suffered a torn ACL in Sunday's game against the Chargers, an MRI confirmed Monday. He will miss the rest of the 2010 season.

MRI for Jaguars QB McCown

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 9:50 a.m. ET
Jaguars backup QB Luke McCown will undergo an MRI today on his right knee after taking a hit in the fourth quarter of the team's Week Two loss at San Diego.

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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