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LUKE MCCOWN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Luke McCown plays the role of Drew Brees for the younger players

Quarterback Drew Brees does a whole lot of leading on the field for both the veteran players and the younger players. But as backup Luke McCown knows, Brees can't be everywhere and can't lead every individual player.With that said, Christopher Dabe of NOLA.com reports that McCown has taken those some leadership abilities upon himself this season."Drew can't talk to everybody," the...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints QB Ryan Griffin hit in head with champagne bottle

New Orleans Saints backup quarterback Ryan Griffin was reportedly struck in the face with a champagne bottle at a New Orleans lounge last week, according to ESPN’s Mike Triplett. Griffin needed more than 50 stitches to repair the gash. According to police reports and Griffin’s attorney, the second-year quarterback is considered the victim in the lounge incident. Griffin...
Via Sportsnaut
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints draft QB Garrett Grayson in 3rd round

The third quarterback taken in the draft is by the Saints in the 3rd round in Garrett Grayson. I don’t view this position as a need and I feel fine with Luke McCown and Ryan Griffin as the backup situation, so I’m not a huge fan of this pick. Grayson could easily end up on the practice squad, with someone else, or on IR in 2015. Either that, or this will force the Saints to keep...
Via The Saints Nation
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Grateful not to be the Philadelphia Browns…or the Cleveland Eagles…

The Browns just signed veteran QB Josh McCown for 3 years, $14 million, $6 million guaranteed. He’s 35 years old and was 1-10 as a starter for Tampa Bay last season. It seems that Philadelphia front office personnel who left the Eagles a few years ago to join the Cleveland Browns have only made matters worse there. To be fair to the individuals involved, like Joe Banner and Tom...
Via Eagles Eye
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints re-sign quarterback Luke McCown

The New Orleans Saints have re-signed quarterback Luke McCown to a one-year contract. McCown who will turn 34 in July is set to make $970,000 under the terms of his new deal. He won the back-up job behind Drew Brees last year and will enter training camp looking to do the same. The deal for McCown includes $350,000 guaranteed. He has just one pass attempt in a regular season came...
Via Tireball.com
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

AP Source: Saints bringing back reserve QB McCown

NEW ORLEANS (AP) A person familiar with the situation says quarterback Luke McCown has agreed to a one-year contract with the New Orleans Saints. The person says the deal will pay the 33-year-old McCown $970,000 in salary, along with a signing bonus of $80,000. The person spoke to The Associated Press Thursday on condition of anonymity because the contract has not been announced...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Free Agency: Who will leave the Saints?

NFL.com has posted a list on all Free Agents and Restricted Free Agents from all the teams. You can see them here. I plan on giving you my take on that. Today the 1st segment of a FA 2-parter; My take on the Saints FA’ s and who will leave or stay. Here is my take on the guys that are FA: Luke McCown, QB I felt he would not make it through training camp last year because Ryan...
Via The Saints Nation
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Luke McCown back with Saints

As expected, Luke McCown is returning to the Saints for one year where he'll battle with Ryan Griffin for the backup job behind Drew Brees. His agent confirmed it on twitter: Congrats to Veteran QB Luke McCown agreeing to a 1 year contract with the @Saints — Mike McCartney (@MikeMcCartney7) March 26, 2014
Via The Saints Nation
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints Re-Sign QB Luke McCown

  Mike McCartney, the agent for veteran QB Luke McCown, announced via his Twitter account that his client has re-signed with the Saints. Saints HC Sean Payton mentioned earlier in the day that they would like re-sign McCown, per Mike Triplett, so this doesn’t come as much of a surprise. McCown, 32, signed a one-year contract with the Saints last year after playing for four different...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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