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Josh McCown
QB #12
Height:
6-4
Weight:
213
Age:
35
College:
Sam Houston State
Hometown:
Jacksonville, TX
Experience:
12

Quick Stats (2014):

TDS
7
INT
8
YDS
1,350
RTG
77.9
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesPassingRushingFumbles
GGSCompAttYdsAvgTDIntSckSckYRateAttYdsAvgTDFUMLost
TOTAL 904 1,519 10,177 6.7 57 53 128 866 77.6 168 798 4.8 6 49 16
2014 TB 6 6 110 182 1,350 7.4 7 8 16 100 77.9 16 92 5.8 2 5 1
2013 CHI 8 5 149 224 1,829 8.2 13 1 11 37 109 13 69 5.3 1 3 1
2012 CHI 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 CHI 3 2 35 55 414 7.5 2 4 7 43 68.3 12 68 5.7 0 2 0
2009 CAR 1 0 1 6 2 0.3 0 0 1 6 39.6 -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 CAR 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 4 -3 -0.8 0 -- --
2007 OAK 9 9 111 190 1,151 6.1 10 11 14 92 69.4 29 143 4.9 0 11 3
2006 DET 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 ARI 9 6 163 270 1,836 6.8 9 11 18 101 74.9 29 139 4.8 0 5 3
2004 ARI 14 13 233 408 2,511 6.2 11 10 31 263 74.1 36 112 3.1 2 12 5
2003 ARI 8 3 95 166 1,018 6.1 5 6 25 174 70.3 28 158 5.6 1 10 2
2002 ARI 2 0 7 18 66 3.7 0 2 5 50 10.2 1 20 20 0 1 1
Recent Games
WKOppResultPassingRushingFumbles
CompAttPctYdsAvgTDIntSckSckYRateAttYdsAvgTDFUMLost
1 CAR L 14-20 22 35 62.9 183 5.2 2 2 3 21 71.5 3 27 9 0 2 0
2 STL L 17-19 16 21 76.2 179 8.5 0 1 1 4 81.3 2 6 3 2 -- --
3 @ATL L 14-56 5 12 41.7 58 4.8 0 1 1 8 22.2 -- -- -- -- -- --
4 @PIT W 27-24 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 @NO L 31-37 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 BAL L 17-48 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 MIN L 13-19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
9 @CLE L 17-22 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 ATL L 17-27 27 43 62.8 301 7 2 2 4 20 79.7 5 39 7.8 0 -- --
11 @WAS W 27-7 15 23 65.2 288 12.5 2 0 2 7 137.5 3 8 2.7 0 1 0
12 @CHI L 13-21 25 48 52.1 341 7.1 1 2 5 40 64.7 3 12 4 0 2 1

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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.
 

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