11:29 PM EST, Sat February 28, 2015
Akron Beacon Journal 5 hours ago
Josh McCown’s 3-year deal with Browns is worth $14 million, including $6.25 million guaranteed, with another $6 million possible through incentives

Josh McCown’s 3-year deal with Browns is worth $14 million, including $6.25 million guaranteed, with another $6 million possible through incentives

Striking a deal with veteran Josh McCown won’t preclude the Browns from shopping for other quarterbacks this offseason, but it’s worth noting that they’re paying him like a short-term starter.The three-year contract the Browns and McCown agreed upon Friday is worth $14 million and could escalate to a maximum of $20 million because of incentives associated with playing time and reaching the postseason, a league source confirmed Saturday for the Beacon Journal. The deal also includes $6.25 million guaranteed — $5.25 million in 2015 — the source said.The source spoke on condition of...
Browns Beat | Plain Dealer 4 hours ago

Josh McCown's 3 year deal worth $14 million, including $6.25 million fully guaranteed and $6 million in incentives

Josh McCown will make $5.25 million in his first year with the Browns, with a chance to make $2 million more his first year.
Browns Beat | Plain Dealer 13 hours ago

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.

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Plain Dealer 3 hours ago

Cleveland Browns high-wire act at quarterback continues and next step could be a doozy: Tom Reed

A safer play might have been re-signing Brian Hoyer, who won seven games for the Browns last season.
News-Herald 4 hours ago
Jim Ingraham's iChart: Is winning the Josh McCown Sweepstakes really a victory?

Jim Ingraham's iChart: Is winning the Josh McCown Sweepstakes really a victory?

It was sweaty palms time for a while, but the Browns finally closed the deal. They won the coveted Josh McCown Sweepstakes.You know what that means: The ball is now in the Patriots' court.Your move, Belichick.The Browns signing McCown raises the question of what either party found attractive about the other.
Plain Dealer 10 hours ago
What do Cleveland Browns' quarterbacks and swamp land have in common? -- Bud Shaw's You Said It

What do Cleveland Browns' quarterbacks and swamp land have in common? -- Bud Shaw's You Said It

The Cleveland Browns signing Josh McCown and Brady Quinn offering his advice means that once again quarterbacks are rarely off topic in Cleveland sports -- Bud Shaw's You Said It
Columbus Dispatch 16 hours ago

Sports report: Browns sign veteran quarterback Josh McCown

The Cleveland Browns agreed to terms on a three-year contract with quarterback Josh McCown. McCown, 35, went 1-10 as Tampa Bay’s starter last season. His signing likely means the Browns will not re-sign Brian Hoyer, who won 10 games for them the past two seasons and is poised to become a free agent next month.
Chronicle-Telegram 20 hours ago

Browns agree to terms with QB Josh McCown; Brian Hoyer’s time in Cleveland is over

The Browns picked Josh McCown over Brian Hoyer, then made sure they got him. The Browns agreed to terms with McCown, 35, on a three-year deal Friday night, reportedly worth about $15 million, after outdueling the Bills. The door is all but shut on Hoyer returning to his hometown team. McCown went 1-10 as a Read More...The post Browns agree to terms with QB Josh McCown; Brian Hoyer’s time in Cleveland is over appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram.Click here to read this story on The Chronicle-Telegram.Content copyright The Chronicle-Telegram. Your #1 source for Lorain County News.
Akron Beacon Journal Feb 27, 2015
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...
Plain Dealer Feb 27, 2015

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 Feb 27, 2015

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.
News-Herald Feb 27, 2015
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.
Florida Times-Union Feb 27, 2015

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
Buffalo News Feb 27, 2015

QB McCown signs with the Browns

Josh McCown has made his choice ... and it isn’t the Buffalo Bills. The free-agent quarterback agreed to a contract with the Cleveland Browns, his agent, Mike McCartney, posted on his... Read More

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