Posts tagged "Josh McCown"

Week 12 NFL Game Preview: Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Chicago Bears

Week 12 NFL Game Preview: Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Chicago Bears
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Chicago Bears will meet for the 55th time ever on Sunday afternoon. The Bears lead the all-time series 36-18 with the last meeting coming in 2011 at Wembley Stadium. The Bucs and Bears have met many times in the past since they were in the same division called the NFC... Read more »

Key Matchup: The Battle of The Big Receivers Should Be Fun To Watch

Key Matchup: The Battle of The Big Receivers Should Be Fun To Watch
A year after Bears’ big receivers Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery combined for 2,716 receiving yards and 19 touchdowns, the NFL took notice. Specifically the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. With 6-foot-5 Vincent Jackson already in the fold, the Bucs led by new general manager Jason Licht and head coach Lovie Smith decided to add another monster... Read more »

Sunday’s Matchup Against Lovie Smith and The Bucs Is Big Even Though Trestman Won’t Admit It

Sunday’s Matchup Against Lovie Smith and The Bucs Is Big Even Though Trestman Won’t Admit It
When Lovie Smith arrives at Soldier Field you can bet the challenge between a former Bears coach and his successor will be intense. Second-year Bears coach Marc Trestman certainly didn’t make that known this week in a press conference with the Chicago media on Monday. Not only will Trestman be up against Lovie Smith (the... Read more »
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2014 NFL Off-Season: Despite Moves, Bears Still Need Backup Plan At Quarterback

2014 NFL Off-Season: Despite Moves, Bears Still Need Backup Plan At Quarterback
The Bears have been in this predicament before; without a true backup quarterback. Under current general manager Phil Emery however, the No. 2 quarterback has been better than in year’s past. Jason Campbell and Josh McCown both served as solid backups respectively the past two seasons behind Jay Cutler. McCown obviously cashed in more on... Read more »

So Long Josh: Bucs land McCown on a two-year deal

So Long Josh: Bucs land McCown on a two-year deal
The Bears were unable to keep backup quarterback Josh McCown in the windy city. The 34-year-old veteran agreed to a two-year, $10 million deal with Lovie Smith’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Wednesday, according to his agent Mike McCartney. McCown will earn $4.75 million in 2014 and $5.25 million in 2015. With incentives he can earn up... Read more »

2014 NFL Off-Season: Latest news on Bears plans in free agency

2014 NFL Off-Season: Latest news on Bears plans in free agency
After re-signing defensive tackle Nate Collins and quarterback Jordan Palmer on Sunday, the Bears still have 16 more of their own free-agents to make decisions on before or after the start of free agency on Tuesday afternoon. Top free-agents for the Bears include cornerback Charles Tillman, Henry Melton, Josh McCown and D.J. Williams. Williams appears... Read more »
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2014 NFL Off-Season: Will QB Josh McCown be back with the Bears?

2014 NFL Off-Season: Will QB Josh McCown be back with the Bears?
This is the first part of an in-depth series that will examine the status of the top Chicago Bears free agents. The Bears have 26 free agents, including 22 unrestricted free agents this off-season. We will start with the offensive side of the ball for the Bears. Who: QB Josh McCown, 34-year-old from Sam Houston State... Read more »

Breaking News: Jay Cutler To Start Sunday Against Cleveland

Breaking News: Jay Cutler To Start Sunday Against Cleveland
Jay Cutler will start at quarterback on Sunday against the Cleveland Browns after being cleared by team doctors. Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman had been optimistic that the 30-year-old Vanderbilt product would be able to start after being limited in practice on Wednesday. After putting together a full practice on Thursday, Cutler showed no... Read more »

Bears Corner: Don't Buy Into The Latest Cutler Reports

Bears Corner: Don't Buy Into The Latest Cutler Reports
Jay Cutler will be a Chicago Bear in 2014. There are so many reasons why he should be and too few why he shouldn’t be. Cutler holds a 38-26 record since landing in the windy city in 2009. He has one of the best arms in the league if not the best. He met with... Read more »
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Final Thoughts: Playoff Run Is Still Possible Because Of Effective Bears Offense

Final Thoughts: Playoff Run Is Still Possible Because Of Effective Bears Offense
The Chicago Bears offense can lead the Bears to the playoffs. They need a few breaks along the way, but Monday night proved once again that Marc Trestman and Co. know how to use what they have on the offensive side of the ball. However, it’s really mind-blowing that this team is currently 7-6 and... Read more »