After three straight lost starts and an injury, the Buccaneers will give QB Josh McCown a second chance at the starting job.
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In a curious move, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have benched QB Mike Glennon and will go back to QB Josh McCown as their starting QB according to Glennon himself in an interview with WDAE Buccaneers radio.
Glennon originally took over the starting job this season after McCown was injured in a blowout loss to the Atlanta Falcons. He won his first start of the season against the Pittsburgh Steelers to give the Buccaneers their first (and so far only) win of the season. But after five games started and just under six complete games played this season, Glennon has a record of only 1-4 to go along with 10 TDs and 6 INTs. He has committed a turnover or more in each of his starts and lost four straight games including a home game against the Vikings and a road game against the Browns.
McCown was signed by the Buccaneers this past off-season after serving as new head coach Lovie Smith’s backup QB from his days as head coach of the Chicago Bears. McCown went 3-2 as a starter in relief of Jay Cutler that year and led the league with a 0.4 INT percentage, making him a hot commodity in the backup QB market.