Josh McCown RUMORS & NEWS

  • Browns' Josh McCown will start vs. Giants with Cody Kessler in concussion protocol

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Josh McCown will start Sunday against the Giants with Cody Kessler in the concussion protocol, Hue Jackson said. He replaced Kessler late in the third quarter of Sunday's 24-9 loss to the Steelers. Jackson said the medical professionals will decide whether or not Kessler will play again..." November 21

  • Josh McCown to start; Kessler in concussion protocol

    NFL.com "The Cleveland Browns are starting to get healthier. Hue Jackson announced Friday that veteran quarterback Josh McCown will return as the team's starter for the first time since suffering a broken collarbone in Week 2. Rookie quarterback Cody Kessler filled in admirably in McCown's absence...." October 28

  • Cody Kessler might be cleared Friday, but Josh McCown 'trending' toward starting vs. Jets

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Cody Kessler is in the final stages of the concussion protocol and could be cleared on Friday a league source said, but Hue Jackson says all signs are pointing to Josh McCown starting Sunday against the Jets. "(McCown) had another good practice (Thursday) and worked hard,'' said Jackson...." October 28

  • Browns' Josh McCown: On track to start Sunday

    CBS Sports "Coach Hue Jackson noted Thursday that all signs point to McCown (left shoulder) starting at QB for the Browns on Sunday against the Jets. While Jackson fell short Thursday of declaring McCown the team's Week 8 starter, such an outcome appears set to be confirmed, possibly by Friday, barring any..." October 27

  • Josh McCown hoping to play against Jets

    Larry Brown Sports "The Cleveland Browns have been completely decimated by the injury bug at the quarterback position this year, but help could be on the way for this weekend’s game against the New York Jets. Josh McCown told reporters on Wednesday that he is optimistic he will be able to play in Week 8. McCown..." October 26

  • After Cody Kessler's concussion, Josh McCown might be ready to start vs. Jets

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Cody Kessler left Sunday's 31-17 loss to the Bengals with a concussion, and rookie Kevin Hogan replaced him. But Josh McCown might be ready to start next week's game against the 2-5 Jets if he's cleared from his broken left collarbone. "There's a chance,'' said coach Hue Jackson. "We'll see...." October 24

  • Cody Kessler has 'good chance' to start vs. Titans but Josh McCown will get ready to too

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Cody Kessler still moved slowly in the locker room on Monday and iced the painful right side of his chest, but the Browns are hopeful he can start Sunday in Tennessee. If not, there's a chance Josh McCown will be ready to step in just four weeks after breaking his left collarbone Sept. 18...." October 11

  • Browns' Josh McCown: Will miss Week 5 as well

    CBS Sports "McCown (collarbone) will not play Sunday against the Patriots, Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com reports. McCown is still working his way back from suffering a strain and hairline crack in his non-throwing shoulder, which will allow rookie Cody Kessler to continue as the Browns' starting..." October 03

  • Browns’ Josh McCown Out 2-4 More Weeks

    Pro Football Rumors "Browns quarterback Josh McCown will be miss two-to-four more weeks after strain and hairline crack in his left shoulder, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com In the meantime, the Browns will rely on rookie third-rounder Cody Kessler to manage the offense. Against the Dolphins today, Cleveland..." September 25

  • Browns QB Josh McCown has broken left collarbone

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Another Ravens game, another broken collarbone for Browns quarterback Josh McCown. The 14-year pro fractured his left collarbone during Sunday's 25-20 loss to the Ravens, a Browns spokesman clarified on Friday. Previously, the team was vague about the extent of the injury. It's..." September 23

  • Browns believe Josh McCown will be out for a while

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns quarterback Josh McCown is such a tough guy that he's not afraid to well up with tears in a post-game press conference. He got emotional Sunday when talking about why he refused to come out the 25-20 loss to the Ravens Sunday despite a horribly painful left shoulder injury that happened..." September 19

  • Browns Bracing For Potentially Bad News Regarding Josh McCown’s Shoulder Injury

    NFL Trade Rumors "Mike Silver of NFL Media reports that the Browns are bracing for possible bad news regarding Josh McCown‘s shoulder injury. Although, Silver adds that Cleveland won’t know the extent of McCown’s injury until tomorrow morning. McCown returned to the game after briefly heading to the locker..." September 19

  • Browns' Jimmy Haslam says losing RG3 was a blow, but he's 'excited to get Josh' McCown back on the field

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns owner Jimmy Haslam takes comfort in having Josh McCown at quarterback, who played well last season and held the Browns together through some tough times. "It's incredibly important,'' Haslam said on the team's charity radiothon on WKNR 850 AM. "Monday night when things calmed down I..." September 15

  • Browns would only trade Josh McCown for a high draft pick

    Pro Football Talk "Quarterback-needy teams interested in Cleveland’s Josh McCown should probably look elsewhere. According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the Cowboys were interested in McCown until they found out how high the Browns’ asking price was, and the Vikings shouldn’t even bother to ask..." August 31

  • Browns' Josh McCown will cost teams at least 4th-round pick

    Number Fire " The price tag for Cleveland Browns quarterback Josh McCown is "believed to be no less than a fourth-round pick," according to Yahoo's Charles Robinson. " August 13

  • Josh McCown endorses fellow QB Robert Griffin III as starter, says all quiet on trade front

    Akron Beacon Journal "It would be easy for a player in Josh McCown’s situation to sulk. He was the Browns’ starting quarterback for eight games last season until a broken collarbone sidelined him for the year in late November. Despite a 1-7 record, he played well, completing 63.7 percent of his passes with 12..." August 09

  • Browns asking too much for Josh McCown

    Sportsnaut "In a clear sign that we aren’t necessarily in the golden age of quarterback play, the Cleveland Browns are demanding too much in return for a signal caller that’s lost 17 of his past 19 starts. According to ESPN’s Ed Werder (h/t Cleveland.com), the Browns’ asking price for Josh McCown is “too..." August 05

  • Cowboys eyeing Josh McCown, Browns reluctant to trade QB

    Sports Day "The Cowboys spent late Tuesday night and most of Wednesday discussing their backup quarterback position in the wake of Kellen Moore's injury. Moore suffered a fractured right fibula late in team drills Tuesday and was scheduled for surgery Wednesday in Dallas. He's expected to be out for the..." August 04