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McCown won't play again this season following Tuesday's back surgery, Christopher Dabe of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

Luke McCown QB NO 3 months ago

McCown will undergo back surgery Tuesday, Katherine Terrell of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

Luke McCown QB NO 3 months ago

McCown will visit with a specialist on Monday to examine his injured back, and the injury could hold him out for the rest of the season, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network.

Luke McCown QB NO 3 months ago

McCown (back) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Titans, NOLA.com reports.

Luke McCown QB NO 4 months ago

McCown completed 31-of-38 passes for 310 yards and an interception Sunday against the Panthers.

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McCown will fill in for Drew Brees (shoulder) on Sunday in Carolina, NOLA.com's Evan Woodberry reports.

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Luke McCown QB NO 5 months ago

McCown completed 8-of-14 passes for 117 yards in Sunday's preseason game against the Texans.

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McCown re-signed with the Saints on Thursday, Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports reports.

McCown has been in the league for over a decade, but has attempted just once pass in the last three NFL seasons. He'll once again look to compete to be the primary backup of starter Drew Brees.

Luke McCown QB NO 1 year ago

McCown appears to be the clear-cut backup to Drew Brees at quarterback, reports the New Orleans Times-Picayune. McCown started Thursday's preseason finale against the Ravens, and in his lone drive of the night, he completed all four of his passes, including a three-yard touchdown pass to Travaris Cadet.

McCown is a 10-year NFL veteran, and apparently the Saints feel more comfortable with him as the backup than second-year pro Ryan Griffin in case anything were to happen to Brees.

Luke McCown QB NO 2 years ago

Saints re-signed QB Luke McCown to a one-year contract.

McCown, 33 in July, has attempted just one pass since 2011. He has a 2-7 career record and 68.3 passer rating. McCown was mentioned as a possible replacement for Shaun Hill as Matthew Stafford's backup in Detroit to help install OC Joe Lombardi's offense. He'll return for another year as Drew Brees' No. 2.