12:21 AM EST, Sat February 28, 2015
Akron Beacon Journal 2 hours ago
Browns strike three-year deal with veteran quarterback Josh McCown, likely signaling end of Brian Hoyer’s time with hometown team

Browns strike three-year deal with veteran quarterback Josh McCown, likely signaling end of Brian Hoyer’s time with hometown team

The Browns believe veteran quarterback Josh McCown is willing to sit on the bench and mentor a younger teammate, but they also have faith he can still perform adequately as an NFL starter.They value the flexibility.The organization announced Friday it agreed to terms of a contract with McCown, 35, who chose the Browns after his agent, Mike McCartney, spent the past two days negotiating with them and the Buffalo Bills.In the wake of the move, re-signing veteran quarterback Brian Hoyer seems to be more unlikely than ever for the Browns.McCown’s deal is for three years, a league source...

Cleveland Browns agree to terms with Josh McCown on 3-year deal

Josh McCown was signed primarily to serve as a mentor to Johnny Manziel, Connor Shaw and any other young quarterback the Browns might bring in.
Plain Dealer 3 hours ago

Signing Josh McCown makes most sense if Cleveland Browns have another significant QB move to come -- Terry Pluto (photos)

The Browns can't count on Johnny Manziel to start, and Josh McCown is best suited for a backup.
Plain Dealer 3 hours ago

For starters, Cleveland Browns' signing of Josh McCown isn't the answer -- Bud Shaw's Sports Spin

Now that the Cleveland Browns have signed a 35-year-old quarterback who won once in 11 starts a year ago, surely they have something else in mind and are not counting on a tandem of Josh McCown and Johnny Manziel, right?

Browns agree to terms with QB McCown

The Cleveland Browns have announced that they’ve agreed to terms with free agent QB Josh McCown. The announcement was made late Friday with multiple reports also noting the signing. The Bills hosted McCown for a visit prior to the NFL Combine and expressed interest in the 35-year old quarterback as well.
Tampa Bay Times 3 hours ago

Ex-Bucs QB Josh McCown signs with Browns

TAMPA —- Two weeks after he was released by the Bucs, quarterback Josh McCown found a new home Friday, agreeing to terms on a three-year contract with the Browns.
Battle Red Blog 3 hours ago

Josh McCown Signs With Cleveland Browns; Talk Of Brian Hoyer To Texans Follows

With Josh McCown's decision to become a Brown, the talk of a rendezvous between Brian Hoyer and Bill O'Brien in Houston has gotten loud again. But what's the realistic chance it happens? Josh McCown, believed to be a target of your Houston Texans in free agency a year ago, signed a three-year deal with the Cleveland Browns today. This has naturally led to renewed talk that the Texans could pursue Brian Hoyer this offseason. .@MarkdominikESPN doesn't rank Brian Hoyer as bona fide starter but strong No. 2 QB. Thinks @HoustonTexans might be good fit @SiriusXMNFL — Alex Marvez...
News-Herald 3 hours ago
Cleveland Browns sign quarterback Josh McCown

Cleveland Browns sign quarterback Josh McCown

The Browns got the jump on the start of free agency next month and the draft April 30 on Feb. 27 by signing journeyman quarterback Josh McCown to a three-year contract.McCown, 35, was 1-10 as a starter for the Buccaneers last season in his only year with Tampa Bay. He is 17-32 as a starter in a career that began in 2002 with the Arizona Cardinals.
Dawgs By Nature 4 hours ago

Browns Almost Certainly Move on From QB Brian Hoyer

The Browns pretty much said their goodbyes to QB Brian Hoyer. The Cleveland Browns have signed veteran quarterback Josh McCown, so what does that mean for the future of Brian Hoyer? According to Albert Breer of NFL.com, the Browns called Hoyer prior to the announcement that the team was signing McCown: Browns coach Mike Pettine did call Brian Hoyer to inform him they are signing Josh McCown. Seems certain now that Hoyer is moving on. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) February 27, 2015 You'd have to imagine that the Browns thanked Hoyer for his services and acknowledged that they are...
Times-Picayune 4 hours ago
Browns agree to terms with QB Josh McCown on 3-year deal, per Cleveland.com

Browns agree to terms with QB Josh McCown on 3-year deal, per Cleveland.com

McCown, 35, went 1-10 as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB last season
Florida Times-Union 4 hours ago

Josh McCown's signing with the Browns likely means he will start and mentor Johnny Manziel

Josh McCown’s signing with the Cleveland Browns Friday has several ramifications for teams looking for quarterbacks. It probably means McCown will start the season for the Browns at quarterback and serve as a mentor to Johnny Manziel when he gets out of rehab. Another likely result is that Brian Hoyer will leave the Browns as a free agent. read more

Cut loose, QB Josh McCown lands with Browns

Two weeks after he was released by the Bucs, veteran quarterback Josh McCown has found a new home, agreeing to terms on a three-year contract with the Browns, his agent announced Friday.
Tampa Tribune 4 hours ago

Browns agree to terms with quarterback Josh McCown

The Browns have agreed to terms with former Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh McCown on a contract.
Dawgs By Nature 5 hours ago

QB Josh McCown Signs with Browns

Quarterback Josh McCown is now a Cleveland Brown. Another quarterback controversy is brewing in Cleveland. The Browns have signed veteran quarterback Josh McCown. According to Adam Schefter, the Browns agreed to a three-year deal with the 36-year-old former Buccaneer. Cleveland is giving former Buccaneers QB Josh McCown a 3-year deal, per source. Cleveland went after him hard. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 27, 2015 The Browns started to show interest in McCown about a week and a half ago, and pursued the veteran at length this week. McCown visited Berea on Tuesday and...

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