Players

Josh McCown
QB #13
Height:
6-4
Weight:
218
College:
Sam Houston State
Hometown:
Jacksonville, TX
Experience:
14
Passing
YearTeamGAttCompPctAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDTD%IntInt%Lng20+40+SckSckYRate
TOTAL 82 2,121 1,254 59.1 25.9 14,242 6.7 173.7 79 3.7 69 3.3 80 169 32 189 1,264 78.2
2016 CLE 5 165 90 54.5 33 1,100 6.7 220 6 3.6 6 3.6 54 14 2 18 126 72.3
2015 CLE 8 292 186 63.7 36.5 2,109 7.2 263.6 12 4.1 4 1.4 56 24 6 23 137 93.3
2014 TB 11 327 184 56.3 29.7 2,206 6.7 200.5 11 3.4 14 4.3 56T 28 6 36 235 70.5
2013 CHI 8 224 149 66.5 28 1,829 8.2 228.6 13 5.8 1 0.4 80T 21 3 11 37 109
2012 CHI 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 CHI 3 55 35 63.6 18.3 414 7.5 138 2 3.6 4 7.3 49 5 1 7 43 68.3
2009 CAR 1 6 1 16.7 6 2 0.3 2 0 -- 0 -- 2 0 0 1 6 39.6
2008 CAR 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 OAK 9 190 111 58.4 21.1 1,151 6.1 127.9 10 5.3 11 5.8 46T 12 3 14 92 69.4
2006 DET 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 ARI 9 270 163 60.4 30 1,836 6.8 204 9 3.3 11 4.1 49 23 6 18 101 74.9
2004 ARI 14 408 233 57.1 29.1 2,511 6.2 179.4 11 2.7 10 2.5 48 30 3 31 263 74.1
2003 ARI 8 166 95 57.2 20.8 1,018 6.1 127.3 5 3 6 3.6 60T 11 2 25 174 70.3
2002 ARI 2 18 7 38.9 9 66 3.7 33 0 -- 2 11.1 26 1 0 5 50 10.2
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 82 204 2.5 952 4.7 11.6 8 28 62 30.4 5 0 16
2016 CLE 5 7 1.4 21 3 4.2 0 7 0 -- 0 0 2
2015 CLE 8 20 2.5 98 4.9 12.3 1 13 8 40 0 0 3
2014 TB 11 25 2.3 127 5.1 11.5 3 16T 10 40 0 0 1
2013 CHI 8 13 1.6 69 5.3 8.6 1 20 5 38.5 1 0 1
2012 CHI 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 CHI 3 12 4 68 5.7 22.7 0 28 5 41.7 1 0 0
2009 CAR 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 CAR 2 4 2 -3 -0.8 -1.5 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0
2007 OAK 9 29 3.2 143 4.9 15.9 0 24 9 31 2 0 3
2006 DET 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 ARI 9 29 3.2 139 4.8 15.4 0 12 7 24.1 0 0 2
2004 ARI 14 36 2.6 112 3.1 8 2 12 9 25 0 0 1
2003 ARI 8 28 3.5 158 5.6 19.8 1 16T 8 28.6 0 0 3
2002 ARI 2 1 0.5 20 20 10 0 20 1 100 1 0 0
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 82 3 10 3.3 0.1 8 0 0 0 0 0
2016 CLE 5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 CLE 8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 TB 11 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 CHI 8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 CHI 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 CHI 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 CAR 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 CAR 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 OAK 9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 DET 2 2 15 7.5 7.5 8 0 0 0 0 0
2005 ARI 9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 ARI 14 1 -5 -5 -0.4 -5 0 0 0 0 0
2003 ARI 8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2002 ARI 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 82 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2016 CLE 5 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 CLE 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2014 TB 11 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2013 CHI 8 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 CHI 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 CHI 3 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 CAR 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 CAR 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 OAK 9 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 DET 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 ARI 9 2 2 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2004 ARI 14 2 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2003 ARI 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2002 ARI 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 82 70 29 0 20 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
2016 CLE 5 7 4 -- 2 -- 0 -- -- 1 0 0
2015 CLE 8 9 6 0 -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2014 TB 11 10 4 0 5 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2013 CHI 8 3 1 -- 2 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2012 CHI 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 CHI 3 2 0 -- 2 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2009 CAR 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 CAR 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 OAK 9 11 3 -- 3 -- 0 -- -- 1 0 0
2006 DET 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 ARI 9 5 3 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0
2004 ARI 14 12 5 0 2 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2003 ARI 8 10 2 0 4 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2002 ARI 2 1 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0

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Biography

Career Transactions: Originally drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the third round (81st overall) of the 2002 NFL Draft…Re-signed by the Cardinals on March 30, 2005…Signed by the Detroit Lions as a free agent on March 17, 2006…Traded to the Oakland Raiders on April 28, 2007…Signed by the Miami Dolphins as an unrestricted free agent on February 29, 2008…Traded to the Carolina Panthers on Aug. 29, 2008…Signed by the San Francisco 49ers as an unrestricted free agent on Aug. 17, 2011…Released by the 49ers on Sept. 3, 2011…Signed by the Chicago Bears on Nov. 23, 2011…Re-signed by the Bears as an unrestricted free agent on March 14, 2012…Released by the Bears on Aug. 31, 2012…Signed by the Bears on Nov. 13, 2012…Re-signed by the Bears as an unrestricted free agent on March 29, 2013…Signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an unrestricted free agent on March 12, 2014…Released by the Buccaneers on Feb. 11, 2015…Signed with the Cleveland Browns on Feb. 27, 2015.

At a Glance:

Younger brother, Luke, was a fourth-round pick by Cleveland in the 2004 NFL Draft and is now with the New Orleans Saints.

Worked as an assistant football coach at Marvin Ridge High School in Waxhaw, N.C., in 2011 and 2012. Served as the scout team quarterback and cooked pancake breakfasts for players on Friday mornings.

Led the league in interception percentage (0.4) in 2013 and finished second in touchdown/interception ratio (13.00) and third in passer rating (109.0).

Played the 2010 season with the Hartford Colonials of the United Football League under former Browns head coach Chris Palmer.

Career Highlights:

Led the league in interception percentage (0.4) in 2013 and finished second in touchdown/interception ratio (13.00) and third in passer rating (109.0)…Set Browns single-game record with 457 passing yards at Baltimore on Oct. 11, 2015…Named NFC Offensive Player of the Week in Week 14 of 2013 after totaling four passing TDs with 348 yards and a rushing TD against Dallas...Named AFC Offensive Player of the Week in Week 5 of 2015 after throwing for 457 yards and two touchdowns. 

Seasonal Reviews:

2015: Started all eight games played...Completed 186 of 292 passes for 2,109 yards with 12 TDs and four INTs for 93.3 rating...Rushed for 98 yards on 20 carries...Led Browns in passing yards, helping team pass for 4,156 yards, fourth-most in club history...Fractured his collar bone (right, throwing) in Week 12 that ended his 2015 campaign...His 1,154 passing yards during Week 3-5 set a Browns record during a three-game span, surpassing the 1,038 totaled by Brian Sipe in 1980...During overtime division victory at Baltimore (10/11), set Browns record with 457 passing yards, fourth-most by an NFL QB in 2015…Only Cleveland QB with three consecutive 300-yard games (Weeks 3-5)...(10/11) at Bal.: In 33-30 OT win in division opener, completed 36 (tied career high) of 51 attempts for career-high and Browns single-game record 457 yards with two TDs, zero interceptions and a 111.3 rating, earning AFC Offensive Player of the Week accolades...His 36 completions ranked second all-time in Browns annals.

2014: Started all 11 games he played in…Completed 184 of 327 attempts for 2,206 yards, 11 TDs and 14 INTs…(11/9) vs. Atl.: Completed 27 of 43 passes for 301 yards and two TDs…(11/23) at Chi.: Amassed a season-high 341 passing yards and one TD.

2013: Appeared in eight games, starting five…Threw for 1,829 yards, 13 TDs and one INT…Registered a career-best 109.0 rating…(10/20) at Was.: Saw his first action of the season…Completed 14 of 20 passes for 204 yards and one TD…(11/24) at St. L.: Completed a career-high 36 passes for 352 yards and two TDs…(12/1) at Min.: Threw for 355 yards with two TDs, including a career-long 80-yard touchdown…(12/9) vs. Dal.: Registered a career-high four passing TDs, while totaling 348 passing yards, his third consecutive game with 300-plus passing yards…Added a rushing TD…Earned NFC Offensive Play of the Week honors.

2012: Spent training camp with the Bears before being released…Re-signed with Chicago during Week 11 but did not appear in a game.

2011: Appeared in three games, starting two…(12/25) at GB: Started his first game of the year…Threw for 242 yards and one TD.

2010: Played the 2010 season with the Hartford Colonials of the United Football League…Played under former Browns head coach Chris Palmer.

2009: Appeared in one game as a reserve.

2008: Originally signed by the Dolphins in the offseason before being traded to the Panthers at the end of training camp…Appeared in two games.

2007: Started all nine games he played…Completed 111 of 190 attempts for 1,151 yards, 10 TDs and 11 INTs…(9/9) vs. Det.: Threw for 313 yards and two TDs on 30 of 40 passing…(12/2) vs. Den.: Completed 14 of 21 passes for 141 yards and three TDs.

2006: Appeared in two games as a reserve.

2005: Played in nine games, starting six…Threw for 1,836 yards and nine TDs on the season, completing 163 of 270 attempts…(10/2) vs. SF: Threw for 385 yards and two TDs…(10/9) vs. Car.: Completed 29 of 46 passes for a career-high 398 yards and two TDs.

2004: Started 13 of 14 games played…Tallied career-high 2,511 passing yards, nine TDs, and 11 INTs… (10/10) at SF: Threw for 231 yards with three TDs…(12/12) vs. SF: Threw for 307 yards, his first career 300-yard game…(12/26) at Sea.: Threw for three TDs.

2003: Appeared in eight games, starting three…Totaled 1,018 yards passing and five TDs…(12/7) at SF: Threw his first career NFL TD when he connected with FB James Hodgins for a 3-yard score…Also found WR Anquan Boldin for a 16-yard TD in the fourth quarter…(12/14) vs. Car.: Made his first career NFL start and completed 14 of 25 passes for 172 yards.

2002: Saw action in two games as a rookie…(12/1) at KC: Made NFL debut…Completed 4 of 12 passes for 45 yards.

College: Played his first three seasons at Southern Methodist before playing his senior year at Sam Houston State…Combined to total 7,503 passing yards and 59 TDs…Passed for 3,481 yards and 32 touchdowns in lone season at Sam Houston…Set SMU record with 19 consecutive completions as a sophomore against Tulsa…Majored in history.

Personal: Given name Joshua Treadwell McCown…Younger brother, Luke, played quarterback at Louisiana Tech, was a fourth-round pick of Cleveland in the 2004 NFL Draft and is now with the New Orleans Saints…Married, Natalie, with four children…High School: Attended Jacksonville (Texas) High School…Compiled a 22-4 record as a starter…Also played basketball…Community Involvement: Serves in two ministries: Pro Athletes Outreach and Coaches Time Out…Hobbies/Interests: Worked as an assistant football coach at Marvin Ridge High School in Waxhaw, N.C., in 2011 and 2012, serving as the scout team quarterback and cooked pancake breakfasts for players on Friday mornings…Awarded the Piccolo Award in Chicago for the teammate that exemplifies courage, loyalty, teamwork, dedication and sense of humor similar to Brian Piccolo, a Bears running back who died from embroyonal cell carcinoma at the age of 26…Named Browns 2015 NFL Sportsmanship Award winner and voted by the local media as the 2015 Dino Lucarelli Good Guy Award winner.

Career Transactions: Originally drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the third round (81st overall) of the 2002 NFL Draft…Re-signed by the Cardinals on March 30, 2005…Signed by the Detroit Lions as a free agent on March 17, 2006…Traded to the Oakland Raiders on April 28, 2007…Signed by the Miami Dolphins as an unrestricted free agent on February 29, 2008…Traded to the Carolina Panthers on Aug. 29, 2008…Signed by the San Francisco 49ers as an unrestricted free agent on Aug. 17, 2011…Released by the 49ers on Sept. 3, 2011…Signed by the Chicago Bears on Nov. 23, 2011…Re-signed by the Bears as an unrestricted free agent on March 14, 2012…Released by the Bears on Aug. 31, 2012…Signed by the Bears on Nov. 13, 2012…Re-signed by the Bears as an unrestricted free agent on March 29, 2013…Signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an unrestricted free agent on March 12, 2014…Released by the Buccaneers on Feb. 11, 2015…Signed with the Cleveland Browns on Feb. 27, 2015.

At a Glance:

Younger brother, Luke, was a fourth-round pick by Cleveland in the 2004 NFL Draft and is now with the New Orleans Saints.

Worked as an assistant football coach at Marvin Ridge High School in Waxhaw, N.C., in 2011 and 2012. Served as the scout team quarterback and cooked pancake breakfasts for players on Friday mornings.

Led the league in interception percentage (0.4) in 2013 and finished second in touchdown/interception ratio (13.00) and third in passer rating (109.0).

Played the 2010 season with the Hartford Colonials of the United Football League under former Browns head coach Chris Palmer.

Career Highlights:

Led the league in interception percentage (0.4) in 2013 and finished second in touchdown/interception ratio (13.00) and third in passer rating (109.0)…Set Browns single-game record with 457 passing yards at Baltimore on Oct. 11, 2015…Named NFC Offensive Player of the Week in Week 14 of 2013 after totaling four passing TDs with 348 yards and a rushing TD against Dallas...Named AFC Offensive Player of the Week in Week 5 of 2015 after throwing for 457 yards and two touchdowns. 

Seasonal Reviews:

2015: Started all eight games played...Completed 186 of 292 passes for 2,109 yards with 12 TDs and four INTs for 93.3 rating...Rushed for 98 yards on 20 carries...Led Browns in passing yards, helping team pass for 4,156 yards, fourth-most in club history...Fractured his collar bone (right, throwing) in Week 12 that ended his 2015 campaign...His 1,154 passing yards during Week 3-5 set a Browns record during a three-game span, surpassing the 1,038 totaled by Brian Sipe in 1980...During overtime division victory at Baltimore (10/11), set Browns record with 457 passing yards, fourth-most by an NFL QB in 2015…Only Cleveland QB with three consecutive 300-yard games (Weeks 3-5)...(10/11) at Bal.: In 33-30 OT win in division opener, completed 36 (tied career high) of 51 attempts for career-high and Browns single-game record 457 yards with two TDs, zero interceptions and a 111.3 rating, earning AFC Offensive Player of the Week accolades...His 36 completions ranked second all-time in Browns annals.

2014: Started all 11 games he played in…Completed 184 of 327 attempts for 2,206 yards, 11 TDs and 14 INTs…(11/9) vs. Atl.: Completed 27 of 43 passes for 301 yards and two TDs…(11/23) at Chi.: Amassed a season-high 341 passing yards and one TD.

2013: Appeared in eight games, starting five…Threw for 1,829 yards, 13 TDs and one INT…Registered a career-best 109.0 rating…(10/20) at Was.: Saw his first action of the season…Completed 14 of 20 passes for 204 yards and one TD…(11/24) at St. L.: Completed a career-high 36 passes for 352 yards and two TDs…(12/1) at Min.: Threw for 355 yards with two TDs, including a career-long 80-yard touchdown…(12/9) vs. Dal.: Registered a career-high four passing TDs, while totaling 348 passing yards, his third consecutive game with 300-plus passing yards…Added a rushing TD…Earned NFC Offensive Play of the Week honors.

2012: Spent training camp with the Bears before being released…Re-signed with Chicago during Week 11 but did not appear in a game.

2011: Appeared in three games, starting two…(12/25) at GB: Started his first game of the year…Threw for 242 yards and one TD.

2010: Played the 2010 season with the Hartford Colonials of the United Football League…Played under former Browns head coach Chris Palmer.

2009: Appeared in one game as a reserve.

2008: Originally signed by the Dolphins in the offseason before being traded to the Panthers at the end of training camp…Appeared in two games.

2007: Started all nine games he played…Completed 111 of 190 attempts for 1,151 yards, 10 TDs and 11 INTs…(9/9) vs. Det.: Threw for 313 yards and two TDs on 30 of 40 passing…(12/2) vs. Den.: Completed 14 of 21 passes for 141 yards and three TDs.

2006: Appeared in two games as a reserve.

2005: Played in nine games, starting six…Threw for 1,836 yards and nine TDs on the season, completing 163 of 270 attempts…(10/2) vs. SF: Threw for 385 yards and two TDs…(10/9) vs. Car.: Completed 29 of 46 passes for a career-high 398 yards and two TDs.

2004: Started 13 of 14 games played…Tallied career-high 2,511 passing yards, nine TDs, and 11 INTs… (10/10) at SF: Threw for 231 yards with three TDs…(12/12) vs. SF: Threw for 307 yards, his first career 300-yard game…(12/26) at Sea.: Threw for three TDs.

2003: Appeared in eight games, starting three…Totaled 1,018 yards passing and five TDs…(12/7) at SF: Threw his first career NFL TD when he connected with FB James Hodgins for a 3-yard score…Also found WR Anquan Boldin for a 16-yard TD in the fourth quarter…(12/14) vs. Car.: Made his first career NFL start and completed 14 of 25 passes for 172 yards.

2002: Saw action in two games as a rookie…(12/1) at KC: Made NFL debut…Completed 4 of 12 passes for 45 yards.

College: Played his first three seasons at Southern Methodist before playing his senior year at Sam Houston State…Combined to total 7,503 passing yards and 59 TDs…Passed for 3,481 yards and 32 touchdowns in lone season at Sam Houston…Set SMU record with 19 consecutive completions as a sophomore against Tulsa…Majored in history.

Personal: Given name Joshua Treadwell McCown…Younger brother, Luke, played quarterback at Louisiana Tech, was a fourth-round pick of Cleveland in the 2004 NFL Draft and is now with the New Orleans Saints…Married, Natalie, with four children…High School: Attended Jacksonville (Texas) High School…Compiled a 22-4 record as a starter…Also played basketball…Community Involvement: Serves in two ministries: Pro Athletes Outreach and Coaches Time Out…Hobbies/Interests: Worked as an assistant football coach at Marvin Ridge High School in Waxhaw, N.C., in 2011 and 2012, serving as the scout team quarterback and cooked pancake breakfasts for players on Friday mornings…Awarded the Piccolo Award in Chicago for the teammate that exemplifies courage, loyalty, teamwork, dedication and sense of humor similar to Brian Piccolo, a Bears running back who died from embroyonal cell carcinoma at the age of 26…Named Browns 2015 NFL Sportsmanship Award winner and voted by the local media as the 2015 Dino Lucarelli Good Guy Award winner.

 

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