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Tampa Tribune Oct 26, 2014

Bucs McCown will dress but not start against Vikings

TAMPA - Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh McCown will be back in uniform today for the first time since he tore ligaments in his thumb in a loss at Atlanta last month. He is not, however, back in the Bucs starting lineup. McCown, who started the first three games of the year for the Bucs, will

McCown active as Bucs' backup QB vs. Vikings

Josh McCown, who has missed the last three games with a torn ligament in his thumb, is active for today's home game against the Vikings, where he's expected to serve as the backup to starter Mike Glennon.
Bucs Nation Oct 26, 2014

Vikings vs. Buccaneers Inactives: Vincent Jackson active, Glennon starts

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have Josh McCown active, but he'll sit behind Mike Glennon against the Minnesota Vikngs. For the first time this season, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have no significant injuries among their starters. Mike Glennon will start ahead of Josh McCown, as reported earlier today by Adam Schefter, despite the fact that McCown is healthy for the first time since week three. Vincent Jackson will suit up and play through a rib injury. The Vikings will be without starting guard Vladimir Ducasse and starting linebacker Gerald Hodges. Tight end Kyle Rudolph will also be unavailable,...

McCown Update: Better but Likely Not Ready to Return

Tampa Bay quarterback Josh McCown and coach Lovie Smith have been close to the vest when it comes to the status of quarterback Josh McCown. McCown has missed the last three games with a thumb injury but has been throwing all week, his first week practicing with the team. He’s listed as questionable for the game on Sunday. Smith said on Thursday the first question would be if McCown could play if called upon. McCown was vague in answering that… Read More »
Tampa Tribune Oct 24, 2014

Bucs notes: QB McCown 'questionable' against Vikes

TAMPA -- Five weeks after suffering an injury to his right thumb, veteran QB Josh McCown is smiling once again on the practice field. McCown is listed as questionable for Sunday's home matchup against Minnesota, but practiced fully on Friday after two days of limited activity.
Rotoworld Oct 24, 2014

McCown (thumb) listed as questionable - Josh McCown (QB) Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Josh McCown (thumb) is questionable for Week 8 against the Vikings.
Tampa Tribune Oct 23, 2014

Bucs notes: QB dilemma is whether to activate McCown

TAMPA -- The biggest decision Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith has to make regarding QB Josh McCown this week is not whether to start him, but whether to activate him. McCown returned to practice this week for the first time since tearing a ligament in his right throwing thumb in a Sept. 28 loss

No Quarterback Controversy for the Bucs

As quarterback Josh McCown continues to get healthy from a thumb injury, there is coming a time when the Bucs will have to make a decision on who to turn to as the starting quarterback of the team. McCown was brought in specifically by Lovie Smith to guide the team. But the Bucs were 0-3 with McCown. Enter Mike Glennon, who is 1-2 as a starter and the perception is he has looked better than McCown. But the Bucs are… Read More »
Tampa Tribune Oct 22, 2014

Bucs notes: Smith sees no QB controversy

TAMPA - Although he declined to name his starter under center for Sunday's home matchup against the Vikings, Bucs coach Lovie Smith rebuffed any notion of a quarterback controversy. Veteran Josh McCown, who struggled before suffering a right thumb injury at Atlanta Sept. 18, is back on

There's 'not a QB controversy,' as Glennon will start vs. Vikings

Josh McCown is throwing footballs again but Mike Glennon still will continue to be the Bucs starting quarterback against the Vikings Sunday.
Bucs Nation Oct 22, 2014
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Buccaneers coach: "No quarterback controversy"

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a quarterback controversy, even if their quarterbacks coach doesn't want to acknowledge it. If you ask anyone, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a quarterback controversy: Josh McCown is recovering from a thumb injury, while Mike Glennon has outplayed him. But the team is refusing to commit to Glennon or McCown as a starter. One person disagrees that this is a quarterback controversy: the team's quarterbacks coach and de facto offensive coordinator, Marcus Arroyo. We still don't know who's going to start on Sunday against the Vikings, let alone past this week....
ESPN Fantasy Football Oct 21, 2014

Will McCown replace Glennon Sunday?

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been playing without QB Josh McCown since he tore a ligament in his thumb back in Week 3, leaning, instead, on second-ye...
Tampa Tribune Oct 20, 2014

Lovie Smith, Bucs should stick with Glennon

TAMPA -- Let the QB controversy begin! Not.Monday, for the first time since Sept. 18 at the Georgia Dome, Josh McCown (you might remember him) threw the football at Bucs practice. So did Mike Glennon, but a lot of eyes, Bucs coach Lovie Smith's among them, must have trained on McCown.
Tampa Bay Times Oct 20, 2014

Josh McCown back to throwing at practice

TAMPA — The bye week was good for quarterback Josh McCown, who returned to practice Monday and had his first extensive throwing session since tearing a ligament in his right thumb in Week 3 at Atlanta.
Tampa Tribune Oct 20, 2014

Smith faces QB decision as McCown returns to Bucs practice

It appears Bucs coach Lovie Smith must make a decision at quarterback with Josh McCown returning to practice, possibly opening the door for him to start over Mike Glennon on Sunday vs. Minnesota.

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