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Sun, 27 Sep 2015 17:00:56 -0700
New Orleans Saints QB Luke McCown completed 31 of 38 passes for 310 yards and an interception in a 27-22 loss to the Carolina Panthers in Week 3.
Fantasy Tip: McCown ($4,600, 9.2% of cap) didn't look bad for someone who hasn't thrown a pass in the NFL for a few years, but he doesn't need to be considered as a starting option at FantasyScore either.
Mon, 21 Sep 2015 14:59:44 -0700
New Orleans Saints QB Luke McCown would likely be the starting quarterback in Week 3 against the Carolina Panthers if QB Drew Brees (shoulder) can't play. Rookie QB Garrett Grayson likely needs more time to develop, as he mostly worked as the fourth-string quarterback in the preseason.
Fantasy Tip: If Brees doesn't suit up, there's no reason why McCown ($4,500, 9.0% of cap) would be an attractive sleeper pick on FantasyScore against a solid Panthers defense. You'd also have to downgrade the rest of New Orleans' offensive weapons significantly if McCown is leading the offense.
Thu, 13 Aug 2015 21:51:56 -0700
New Orleans Saints QB Luke McCown started in place of QB Drew Brees (rest) against the Baltimore Ravens in a preseason game Thursday, Aug. 13, finishing 7-of-10 for 75 yards and a touchdown.
Sun, 19 Jul 2015 07:03:42 -0700
New Orleans Saints QBs Ryan W. Griffin and Luke McCown could compete for one roster spot during training camp, because QB Drew Brees and QB Garrett Grayson will make the roster. Both players could be released if Grayson shows he can be the No. 2 quarterback.
Mon, 18 May 2015 06:16:37 -0700
New Orleans Saints QB Ryan W. Griffin and QB Luke McCown are expected to battle for the backup quarterback role. QB Garrett Grayson will likely be the third quarterback.
Thu, 05 Feb 2015 10:30:10 -0800
Updating a previous report, New Orleans Saints QB Luke McCown's new contract is a one-year deal worth $970,000, the league veteran minimum. A league source said the deal also includes an $80,000 signing bonus and a $350,000 guarantee. McCown's contract would count $665,000 against the Saints' 2015 salary cap, with $585,000 of the cap hit coming from the base salary and the rest from his $80,000 signing bonus.
Thu, 05 Feb 2015 08:42:57 -0800
New Orleans Saints QB Luke McCown re-signed with the team Thursday, Feb. 5. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Sat, 02 Aug 2014 14:32:12 -0700
Updating an earlier report, New Orleans Saints QB Ryan W. Griffin has impressed the team and could beat out QB Luke McCown for the backup quarterback spot.
Sat, 02 Aug 2014 10:07:20 -0700
New Orleans Saints QB Ryan W. Griffin appeared to have a better day in practice than QB Luke McCown Saturday, Aug. 2, but head coach Sean Payton would not say if Griffin has an edge over McCown to be the team's No. 2 quarterback.
Sun, 15 Jun 2014 09:26:46 -0700
The NFL's scheduled unrestricted free-agent quarterback class for 2015 features 14 players who will be at least 30 years of age, including Indianapolis Colts QB Matt Hasselbeck (39), St. Louis Rams QB Shaun Hill (35), Arizona Cardinals QB Carson Palmer (35), New York Jets QB Michael Vick (34), Cincinnati Bengals QB Jason Campbell (33), New Orleans Saints QB Luke McCown (33), Seattle Seahawks QB Tarvaris Jackson (32), Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith (31), Oakland Raiders QB Trent Edwards (31), Chicago Bears QB Jordan Palmer (31), Detroit Lions QB Dan Orlovsky (31), Cleveland Browns QB Tyler Thigpen (31) and Miami Dolphins QB Matt Moore (30). Estranged Dallas Cowboys QB Kyle Orton (32) is also scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent, although he is reportedly leaning toward retirement.
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:12:58 -0700
New Orleans Saints QBs Luke McCown and Ryan W. Griffin will compete for the backup quarterback job during training camp.
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:10:32 -0700
The New Orleans Saints have re-signed free-agent QB Luke McCown to a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Sun, 16 Mar 2014 20:43:52 -0700
The Detroit Lions have expressed interest in free-agent QB Luke McCown (Saints).
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 20:25:02 -0800
The New Orleans Saints could have interest in re-signing impending free-agent QB Luke McCown this offseason and have him compete with QB Ryan W. Griffin for the No. 2 quarterback job.
Tue, 04 Feb 2014 17:38:32 -0800
The Atlanta Falcons may show interest in New Orleans Saints impending free-agent QB Luke McCown if he becomes available during free agency.
Wed, 31 Jul 2013 09:11:56 -0700
New Orleans Saints QBs Luke McCown and Seneca Wallace are getting equal reps with the second-team offense, as they battle for the primary backup job behind starting QB Drew Brees.
Mon, 10 Jun 2013 13:16:17 -0700
New Orleans Saints QB Luke McCown is expected to opening training camp as the No. 2 quarterback but will have to compete with QB Seneca Wallace for the job.
Sun, 09 Jun 2013 17:13:32 -0700
The New Orleans Saints have QBs Ryan W. Griffin, Luke McCown and Seneca Wallace in camp, each vying for the primary backup job behind starting QB Drew Brees.
Fantasy Tip: It is likely McCown and Wallace win the job due to their veteran status, with Griffin spending time on the practice squad. However, unless disaster strikes and Brees does down with a long-term injury, none of the trio will have much in the way of fantasy appeal.
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.