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Josh McCown
QB #12
Height:
6-4
Weight:
213
College:
Sam Houston State
Hometown:
Jacksonville, TX
Experience:
12
Passing
YearTeamGAttCompPctAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDTD%IntInt%Lng20+40+SckSckYRate
TOTAL 82 2,121 1,254 59.1 25.9 14,242 6.7 173.7 79 3.7 69 3.3 80 169 32 189 1,264 78.2
2016 CLE 5 165 90 54.5 33 1,100 6.7 220 6 3.6 6 3.6 54 14 2 18 126 72.3
2015 CLE 8 292 186 63.7 36.5 2,109 7.2 263.6 12 4.1 4 1.4 56 24 6 23 137 93.3
2014 TB 11 327 184 56.3 29.7 2,206 6.7 200.5 11 3.4 14 4.3 56T 28 6 36 235 70.5
2013 CHI 8 224 149 66.5 28 1,829 8.2 228.6 13 5.8 1 0.4 80T 21 3 11 37 109
2012 CHI 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 CHI 3 55 35 63.6 18.3 414 7.5 138 2 3.6 4 7.3 49 5 1 7 43 68.3
2009 CAR 1 6 1 16.7 6 2 0.3 2 0 -- 0 -- 2 0 0 1 6 39.6
2008 CAR 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 OAK 9 190 111 58.4 21.1 1,151 6.1 127.9 10 5.3 11 5.8 46T 12 3 14 92 69.4
2006 DET 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 ARI 9 270 163 60.4 30 1,836 6.8 204 9 3.3 11 4.1 49 23 6 18 101 74.9
2004 ARI 14 408 233 57.1 29.1 2,511 6.2 179.4 11 2.7 10 2.5 48 30 3 31 263 74.1
2003 ARI 8 166 95 57.2 20.8 1,018 6.1 127.3 5 3 6 3.6 60T 11 2 25 174 70.3
2002 ARI 2 18 7 38.9 9 66 3.7 33 0 -- 2 11.1 26 1 0 5 50 10.2
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 82 204 2.5 952 4.7 11.6 8 28 62 30.4 5 0 16
2016 CLE 5 7 1.4 21 3 4.2 0 7 0 -- 0 0 2
2015 CLE 8 20 2.5 98 4.9 12.3 1 13 8 40 0 0 3
2014 TB 11 25 2.3 127 5.1 11.5 3 16T 10 40 0 0 1
2013 CHI 8 13 1.6 69 5.3 8.6 1 20 5 38.5 1 0 1
2012 CHI 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 CHI 3 12 4 68 5.7 22.7 0 28 5 41.7 1 0 0
2009 CAR 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 CAR 2 4 2 -3 -0.8 -1.5 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0
2007 OAK 9 29 3.2 143 4.9 15.9 0 24 9 31 2 0 3
2006 DET 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 ARI 9 29 3.2 139 4.8 15.4 0 12 7 24.1 0 0 2
2004 ARI 14 36 2.6 112 3.1 8 2 12 9 25 0 0 1
2003 ARI 8 28 3.5 158 5.6 19.8 1 16T 8 28.6 0 0 3
2002 ARI 2 1 0.5 20 20 10 0 20 1 100 1 0 0
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 82 3 10 3.3 0.1 8 0 0 0 0 0
2016 CLE 5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 CLE 8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 TB 11 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 CHI 8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 CHI 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 CHI 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 CAR 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 CAR 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 OAK 9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 DET 2 2 15 7.5 7.5 8 0 0 0 0 0
2005 ARI 9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 ARI 14 1 -5 -5 -0.4 -5 0 0 0 0 0
2003 ARI 8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2002 ARI 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 82 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2016 CLE 5 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 CLE 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2014 TB 11 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2013 CHI 8 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 CHI 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 CHI 3 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 CAR 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 CAR 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 OAK 9 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 DET 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 ARI 9 2 2 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2004 ARI 14 2 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2003 ARI 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2002 ARI 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 82 70 29 0 20 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
2016 CLE 5 7 4 -- 2 -- 0 -- -- 1 0 0
2015 CLE 8 9 6 0 -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2014 TB 11 10 4 0 5 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2013 CHI 8 3 1 -- 2 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2012 CHI 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 CHI 3 2 0 -- 2 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2009 CAR 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 CAR 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 OAK 9 11 3 -- 3 -- 0 -- -- 1 0 0
2006 DET 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 ARI 9 5 3 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0
2004 ARI 14 12 5 0 2 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2003 ARI 8 10 2 0 4 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2002 ARI 2 1 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0

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Biography

ACQUIRED BY BUCS

  • Signed by Tampa Bay on March 13, 2014, as an unrestricted free agent from Chicago.

 

ORIGINALLY ENTERED NFL

  • Originally entered the NFL as a third-round pick, (81st overall) of the Arizona Cardinals in the 2002 NFL Draft.

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Has played in 58 career games, with 38 starts, completing 794-of-1,337 passes (59.4 pct.) for 8,827 yards with 50 touchdowns and 45 interceptions for a 77.5 passer rating, while adding 152 rushes for 706 yards (4.6 avg.) and four touchdowns and three receptions for 10 yards.
  • Has played for Arizona (2002-05), Detroit (2006), Oakland (2007), Carolina (2008-09) and Chicago (2011-13). Also played for the Hartford Colonials of the United Football League in 2010.
  • Named to the 2013 USA Today All-Joe Team
  • Won NFC Offensive Player of the Week in Week 14 of 2013, accounting for five touchdowns against Dallas (12/9/13).
  • Threw first career touchdown pass at San Francisco (12/7/03), finishing the game 11-of-20 for 120 yards and two touchdowns after replacing starting QB Jeff Blake.
  • Made first career start vs. Carolina (12/14/03).
  • Made NFL debut at Kansas City (12/1/02).

 

2013 HIGHLIGHTS

  • Played in eight games, starting five, setting career highs in completion percentage (66.5 pct.), yards per attempt (8.2 YPA), passing touchdowns (13) and passer rating (109.0).
  • Led the league in interception percentage (0.4 pct.), ranked second in touchdown/interception ratio (13.00) and third in passer rating (109.0)
  • Finished the year completing 149-of-224 passes (66.5 pct.) for 1,829 yards with 13 touchdowns and one interception for a passer rating of 109.0, while adding 13 carries for 69 yards and one touchdown.
  • Threw at least one touchdown in seven of the eight games he played in, while also recording a passer rating of 90 or better in those seven games.
  • One of only three players to throw for at least four touchdowns and rush for another, joining Peyton Manning and Drew Brees.
  • Did not play Weeks 1-6.
  • Made season debut in relief of injured Bears QB Jay Cutler at Washington (10/20), completing 14-of-20 passes (70.0 pct.) for 204 yards and one touchdown, finishing the game with a passer rating of 119.6, while adding four rushes for 33 yards.
  • Recorded his first start of the season in a win at Green Bay (11/4), throwing two touchdowns and registering a 90.7 passer rating. Also had a season-long 20-yard rush.
  • Against Baltimore (11/17), completed 19-of-31 passes for 216 yards and one touchdown, for a passer rating of 92.9.
  • Threw a career-high 47 passes at St. Louis (11/24), completing 36, for a 76.6 completion percentage, a season high and the second-best of his career. Threw for 352 yards and two touchdowns, finishing the game with a 102.4 passer rating.
  • Registered a season-high 355 passing yards at Minnesota (12/1), the third-most in his career. Added two touchdown passes for a passer rating of 114.9.
  • Won first career NFC Offensive Player of the Week award in Week 14 against Dallas (12/9), completing 27-of-36 passes (75.0 pct.) for 348 yards and four touchdowns, while adding a rushing touchdown.

 

College/PERSONAL

  • Finished career at Sam Houston State (2001), after playing three collegiate seasons at Southern Methodist (1998-2000), combining to complete 599-of-1,093 passes for 7,503 yards, 59 touchdowns and 46 interceptions.
  • Majored in history.
  • Attended Jacksonville High School (Jacksonville, Texas).
  • Younger brother Luke player quarterback at Louisiana Tech and was a fourth-round draft choice of Cleveland in 2004. Luke played for Tampa Bay from 2005-08.
  • He and his wife, Natalie, have four children.
  • Born Joshua Treadwell McCown on July 4, 1979 in Jacksonville, Texas.

ACQUIRED BY BUCS

  • Signed by Tampa Bay on March 13, 2014, as an unrestricted free agent from Chicago.

 

ORIGINALLY ENTERED NFL

  • Originally entered the NFL as a third-round pick, (81st overall) of the Arizona Cardinals in the 2002 NFL Draft.

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Has played in 58 career games, with 38 starts, completing 794-of-1,337 passes (59.4 pct.) for 8,827 yards with 50 touchdowns and 45 interceptions for a 77.5 passer rating, while adding 152 rushes for 706 yards (4.6 avg.) and four touchdowns and three receptions for 10 yards.
  • Has played for Arizona (2002-05), Detroit (2006), Oakland (2007), Carolina (2008-09) and Chicago (2011-13). Also played for the Hartford Colonials of the United Football League in 2010.
  • Named to the 2013 USA Today All-Joe Team
  • Won NFC Offensive Player of the Week in Week 14 of 2013, accounting for five touchdowns against Dallas (12/9/13).
  • Threw first career touchdown pass at San Francisco (12/7/03), finishing the game 11-of-20 for 120 yards and two touchdowns after replacing starting QB Jeff Blake.
  • Made first career start vs. Carolina (12/14/03).
  • Made NFL debut at Kansas City (12/1/02).

 

2013 HIGHLIGHTS

  • Played in eight games, starting five, setting career highs in completion percentage (66.5 pct.), yards per attempt (8.2 YPA), passing touchdowns (13) and passer rating (109.0).
  • Led the league in interception percentage (0.4 pct.), ranked second in touchdown/interception ratio (13.00) and third in passer rating (109.0)
  • Finished the year completing 149-of-224 passes (66.5 pct.) for 1,829 yards with 13 touchdowns and one interception for a passer rating of 109.0, while adding 13 carries for 69 yards and one touchdown.
  • Threw at least one touchdown in seven of the eight games he played in, while also recording a passer rating of 90 or better in those seven games.
  • One of only three players to throw for at least four touchdowns and rush for another, joining Peyton Manning and Drew Brees.
  • Did not play Weeks 1-6.
  • Made season debut in relief of injured Bears QB Jay Cutler at Washington (10/20), completing 14-of-20 passes (70.0 pct.) for 204 yards and one touchdown, finishing the game with a passer rating of 119.6, while adding four rushes for 33 yards.
  • Recorded his first start of the season in a win at Green Bay (11/4), throwing two touchdowns and registering a 90.7 passer rating. Also had a season-long 20-yard rush.
  • Against Baltimore (11/17), completed 19-of-31 passes for 216 yards and one touchdown, for a passer rating of 92.9.
  • Threw a career-high 47 passes at St. Louis (11/24), completing 36, for a 76.6 completion percentage, a season high and the second-best of his career. Threw for 352 yards and two touchdowns, finishing the game with a 102.4 passer rating.
  • Registered a season-high 355 passing yards at Minnesota (12/1), the third-most in his career. Added two touchdown passes for a passer rating of 114.9.
  • Won first career NFC Offensive Player of the Week award in Week 14 against Dallas (12/9), completing 27-of-36 passes (75.0 pct.) for 348 yards and four touchdowns, while adding a rushing touchdown.

 

College/PERSONAL

  • Finished career at Sam Houston State (2001), after playing three collegiate seasons at Southern Methodist (1998-2000), combining to complete 599-of-1,093 passes for 7,503 yards, 59 touchdowns and 46 interceptions.
  • Majored in history.
  • Attended Jacksonville High School (Jacksonville, Texas).
  • Younger brother Luke player quarterback at Louisiana Tech and was a fourth-round draft choice of Cleveland in 2004. Luke played for Tampa Bay from 2005-08.
  • He and his wife, Natalie, have four children.
  • Born Joshua Treadwell McCown on July 4, 1979 in Jacksonville, Texas.
 

Recent Videos

  • Press Conference: Josh McCown

    Posted Dec 28, 2014

    QB Josh McCown speaks to the media following a 23-20 loss to the New Orleans Saints about losing a 20-7 lead, improving through the off-season, and continuing to contribute.

  • Press Conference: Josh McCown

    Posted Dec 21, 2014

    QB Josh McCown speaks to the media following loss to Green Bay Packers about struggling on offense, Quarterback pressure, and continuing to compete.