Watch Josh McCown Throw

October 20th, 2014

McCownrightJoe’s got video of Josh McCown!

Yes, it might make the Mike Glennon Mob seek counseling, but it was the big deal at practice today.

McCown was sharp during the session open to media. And Lovie Smith later said McCown had a good day throwing the ball for 90 minutes.

Of course, Lovie seems disinterested in quashing any quarterback controversy and going all-in with Glennon or McCown.

Here’s the video, via Jenna Laine of

64 Responses to “Watch Josh McCown Throw”

  1. mac Says:

    No thanks. I’ve seen him throw enough.

  2. Buc1987 Says:

    McCown made me “throw” up in week 1 against the Panthers….

    So now he’s turned into Robo-QB. I’d take the other Josh (Yah that one) back before I’d start McCown.

  3. RastaMon Says:

    The are lots of college QB’s that can THROW…hell there are HS QB that can throw……

  4. RastaMon Says:

    Driskle can make all the throws…..

  5. DB55 Says:

    Mclown will start Sunday. 3 ints 2 pick 6. Vikings beat bucs 31-14.

  6. DB55 Says:

    We should trade mccown back to Chicago for Briggs and a 4th. Have you seen cutler play lately? I think glennon is playing better.

  7. Harry Says:

    Poor MGM is going to need therapy. I don’t see Lovie being that stupid – its to make the Vikings prepare for two bad QBs. But as far as who will start? One, The Cannon played better than McTurnover. Two, I personally don’t think either of them will be starting next year, but lets see what The Future brings us.

  8. Buc1987 Says:

    Start McCown…Start em up….Tanketh will be in full swing. I have no problems with losing anymore.

  9. JJV Says:

    He looks good in practice against our secondary, nothing new. Too bad he doesn’t on gamedays. Knowing Lovie, he will be starting QB now. Sorry Mike.

  10. RastaMon Says:

    “I have no problems with losing anymore.”….does not seem the bother the millionare pros….

  11. SteveK Says:

    Go ahead and start the guy making $5 million, that’s what you brought him in here to do.

    The QB making $700K has played better.

    If we draft a QB in the first, they best not be a BUST. And with our current defensive line and Offensive line, it would be like buying a Lamborghini and not being able to afford insurance. IMHO, our lines need more attention than does the QB position. I understand the QB position could make the quickest turnaround, but it would risky and foolish to not take the BPA, hopefully an edge rusher or dancing bear.

  12. Pelbuc Says:

    If Lovie starts McClown in ANY of the remaining games, he’s basically giving the finger to all Bucs fans. Explain to us how on earth does a 35 yr old QB who personally lost the first 2 games, never started in the league and a career back up at best, get to start over Glennon, who has done admirable considering this is his second tour of dumpster land. Not to mention he is getting valuable experience. Wow! Between Johnson, EDS, Collins, McClown, Fletcher and Mankins (yes we got duped by Belicheat again), L&L are eradicating each and every remaining fan. Schiano and Raheem sucked but they got more out of lesser talent and actually had players play hard at times. Almost half way through the season and not even one game where the BUCS have played with intensity. Beyond hopeless!!!!!

  13. DallasBuc Says:

    Wow! A self-described QB can throw a football on a practice field. Congratulations. Can we now please find someone that can lead and offense as the QB?

  14. KeithInTampa Says:

    Much Ado, About Nothing……

  15. Buc1987 Says:

    SteveK…..NEVER had a franchise QB. NEVER!

    It’s a risk I’m willing to take. What’s the difference anyways, anymore?

    I know the damn O-line sucks donkey b*lls, but that can be improved over time.

    As far as DE…I don’t see any Clowney’s out there right now. Truly good QB’s only come around every now and then and I’m trying to not be biased, but I see one. I’ve known it since last season. I’ve talked about him in the stands with other fans last season too. Everyone agreed. I’m pretty damn sure if I wasn’t a Nole I’d be drooling at the chance anyways. There’s no one on this site that can sway my opinion the matter either. I want him and want him bad.

    Joe’s love for Manziel was like puppy love compared to what I believe is the next big thing to come out of college football. Whoever gets him, wins the Super Bowl in 2-3 years mark my friggin words.

    I love the Bucs and only want what’s best for them. NO I don’t think he’ll be a bust at all. I see starter Day 1. The kid oozes confidence on the sidelines like an erupting volcano. Anyone that says Winston will be a bust in the NFL is a fool in my book or a jealous Gator fan or just jealous in general or they have their panties in a bunch over the off field stuff. On the field he is GOLD and you can take that to the bank.

    NEVER had a franchise QB. NEVER!

  16. WalkdaPlank Says:

    Well, we had Steve Young but…..

  17. Buc1987 Says:

    ….but they went with Vinny!

  18. Incognito Says:

    Praise Jesus, our season is saved with McClown. Thank you thank you thank you Mclovie… God bless your heart.

  19. Mike J Says:

    I don’t think it matters who starts at QB. Defense is giving up over 35 pts per game and 400- 500 yds.

  20. NJBucsFan Says:

    The INTs were edited out.

  21. Buc1987 Says:

    Mike J Says:
    October 20th, 2014 at 9:16 pm

    “I don’t think it matters who starts at QB. Defense is giving up over 35 pts per game and 400- 500 yds.”

    None of what you just said matters to the Glennon detractors. Trubucfan would laugh at you and call that excuses for Glennon. He thrives off of Glennon failure.
    It makes him happy to see Glennon get sacked and pressured endlessly. People rooting for our Glennon to do well pisses that Buc fan off….and I have no idea why.

  22. Incognito Says:

    McTurnover is good but I still like McClown… Better ring to it. Of course according to the little puppy now that McClown Is healthy were automatic NFC south champions.

  23. Andrew 1 Says:

    No way he plays. Rest easy MGM, Glennon will start.

  24. Andrew 1 Says:

    Him still sitting on the bench has nothing to do with his injury at this point.

  25. JJV Says:

    The fifth best QB in the NFC South is back healthy. Sleep well now fans. Our ship is righted.

  26. Buccfan37 Says:

    1987… I don’t believe the Bucs will ever get Winston. Ever! The National Felon League will let his indiscretions slide so someone will get him. Not the Bucs. He has’nt been convicted in a court of law and probably won’t be, seeing the power of Tallahassee corruption. Any sane person with one eye and half sense knows he is guilty. Your love of all things Jameis is funny though.

  27. Section 122 Says:

    Let me know now Lovie!!
    If I have to watch Major Wright flop around like a fish out of water while the Vikings score touchdowns all around him AND watch McClown flop around????no thanks…ill sell my $90 ticket for $10 and stay home!!!!
    Welcome to Luvie Ball folks!!!

  28. ToesOnTheLine Says:

    I guess if there truly was a MGM I’d have been one of the early members, but truthfully I could give a sh!t if Lovie decides to start McCown. If the dude comes in and can throw for 5 TD’s every game (basically the minimum required by a Bucs QB to keep pace with the number of TD’s the defense will surrender) and the Bucs win games then awesome! If he more likely continues to be the turnover machine he was in his first 2 1/2 games and forces Lovie to either stay the course with MCCown or go back to Glennon after the team is 1-11 then that shows even the most stubborn “in Lovie we trust/but Dungy went 5-11” fan (and ownership) that Lovie needs to go…a victory of sorts as well in that that scenario.

  29. Section 122 Says:

    I get to watch Major Wright flop around like a fish out of water while the Vikings score touchdowns all around him because Loviemis adamanent about Tampa two regardless of the lack of talent in the d-backfield AND get to see McClown flop around and play like a rookie???

    Let me know Lovie so I can plan my Sunday!!!!because I certainly will nOT show if your starting that joke….

    If you Buc fans actually think we need a top qb to compete in this league then your obviously not familiar with football…we are about to witness the WORST productive defense in the 90plus year history of the NFl…and if you think heisman Jamus the Rapus will be our savior, then your a Mo-Ron….

  30. Andrew 1 Says:

    Man, did anybody else see all the empty seats in Pittsburgh? Now I’m convinced that its not just a problem in Tampa.

  31. Buccfan37 Says:

    I could see McCown getting the nod at starter. Lovie probably thinks he needs his supposed scrambling superiority to spark the offense. If so, I hope he leads the Bucs to a win. Whatever it takes for a win.

  32. The Next GM Says:

  33. Buc1987 Says:

    “Any sane person with one eye and half sense knows he is guilty.”

    Not that this is the place to discuss it, but where’s the proof? I’ve never seen any. I seen a he said, she said and nothing more. Just cling onto it’s all just corruption in Tally. I guess that’s what your proof is…. the corruption. I hear she might be suing in civil court….I bet she loses that too.

    I’m pretty sane and I don’t think all that many people in Tally would risk their high paying jobs for Jameis Winston’s neck. Apparently you do. Cling to corruption in Tally it’s all you’ve got.

    If the Bucs have the first overall pick I say they will take him. Stay tuned.

  34. Sethb22 Says:

    Trindon Holiday… Championship!

  35. DB55 Says:

    Your best line today was “except for trying to find an OC” that was great “We are always trying to improve the team” – Lovie “except for trying to find an OC.” – Joe

    that was awesome

  36. Buc1987 Says:

    The Next GM…..Apr 1 2014. That’s when that article came out and that’s when I read it, but thanks for the old news.

  37. DB55 Says:

    Yo 87

    It would make too much sense for Lovie to play glennon. Go for Winston mariota or hundley in the draft. More likely he’ll go DE or LT with the 3-6th pick. McCown (cough) will finish out his contract and Lovie will switch up his game plan year 3. Replace frazier and maybe, thanks to joe, hire an OC. I’m not sure what I’m talking about but it seems reasonable.

  38. MTM Says:

    McClown can make all throws. He can hit the safety over the middle, the DB on the short check down pass. Yes McClown can do it all, poorly. Move on to Glennon. Go ginger spice!

  39. Buc1987 Says:

    DB55…with the first pick I’m counting on the Glazer boys to lean on Lovie hard for that in state FSU pick. Do you realize how many Buc fans are FSU fans as well?
    I know the Glazers boys do.

  40. DallasBuc Says:

    Lovie doesn’t make mistakes so you can look forward to McCown starting.

  41. Stanglassman Says:

    DB55 are you serious? Cutler is ranked 6th and Glennon is 28th. Cutler didn’t play too well his last game but neither did Glennon. Cutler has 14 TD 7 int, 67 comp % and 94.4 qb rating.

  42. BucFanInArkansas Says:

    If McCown was throwing against our vaunted “Cover Who?” defense in practice, there’s really no reason to get excited. Just ask Joe Flacco… “Look! Everybody’s open!”

  43. OneLove Says:

    You let the best player play. Yeah McCown has made some bonehead throws, but Glennon isn’t necessarily Tom Brady either!(AND I’M NOT TALKING ABOUT HIS LOOKS!)

    If McCown starts(which would be suprising), it will be because he looked better than Glennon in practice. So it’s not Arroyo’s fault, it’s not Leslie Frazier’s fault, it’s not Lovie’s fault, it’s not Schiano’s fault, it’s Glennon’s fault!.

    “It’s as simple as that” – Lovie Smith

    P.S. Actually I take that back, it’s part Schiano’s fault too!!

  44. Buc1987 Says:

    In the meantime though. I want Lovie to start the worst player he can at this point. I’m sorry I have to think this way. I have never felt this way before when it comes to the Bucs. I always want them to win as much as possible, the draft be damned. Not anymore. QB’s like this are rare. Peyton Manning rare. Andrew Luck rare. He’s carrying his team right now. Last season they had a very good D, that kept putting the O back out onto the field which padded his stats. This season he’s carrying his team with a lot of added pressure (some self inflicted) but it never shows up on the field.

    So if McCown’s is the worst QB on the roster right now. Then by all means start em Lovie. Sorry Glennon, I really am. If for some dumb ass reason they don’t draft Winston with the first pick that I think they will have and they go with O-line or DL then I’m back in your corner Mike.

  45. lightningbuc Says:


    Did you read the damning New York Times article on FSU and the Tallahassee Police Department? Basically, the Tallahassee Police Department is nothing more than a satellite branch of the FSU Booster Club. If this were most cities, I’d say yeah, because Winston wasn’t charged, he must be innocent. But not in this case. The Tallahassee Police make Barney Fife and Mayberry look like the Gestapo.

  46. WalkdaPlank Says:

    Is Winston 100% coming out or is that just a report?

  47. Buc1987 Says:

    Who would risk their job for Winston? That’s all I’m saying. In a tough economy and all…

  48. Buc1987 Says:

    New York Times = liberal rag

  49. Bucsqb12 Says:

    For years Dilfer looked great in practice.

  50. Buc1987 Says:

    Too much gets made out of all of it from the media. What was the outcome of the NFLPA investigation into Schiano over Free Wee?

  51. lightningbuc Says:

    Who would risk their job for Winston?


    You must not have read the Times article – liberal rag or not. Many of the Tallahassee Police make big money on the side working FSU games. The question is – who would risk their cushy job by arresting Winston?

  52. lightningbuc Says:

    Schiano/Freeman is a lot different than rape – no comparison!

  53. Buc1987 Says:

    WalkdaPlank…IDK as ESPN isn’t talking at all about him coming out or not. Just Jason La Canfora or whatever his name is…

    “I base my decisions on the facts,” “If the facts change, we change whatever goes on. But we believe in everything so far and we have no reason not to.” – Jimbo Fisher

  54. Howard Cosell Says:

    MG8 will be traded to St Louis so that McCown feels more comfortable.
    Fisher will talk to Schiano and coach up Glennon who will be the
    difference in 2015. Just for fun the NFL will lwr the Rams play the Bucs
    three times. McCown will start for the Bucs all of 2015. except the last 8
    games where we start an unknown 3rd stringer.

  55. Buc1987 Says:

    Isn’t the FBI involved or something? Do an independent investigation outside of Tally police then.

    All I know is and I’m not defending Winston when say this is. From the first moment a girl cries rape…the suspect is automatically guilty in the court of public opinion. It’s automatic.

    I have a nephew that currently goes to FSU. What he told me at Christmas last year was that the girl slept with Winston to get back at her boyfriend who dumped her and when Winston blew her off that’s when she said it was rape. He told me that was what was swirling around on campus at FSU.

    I’m not saying I believe that rumor. I’m just throwing that out there.

    Tanketh for Jameth!

  56. Glenn jones Says:

    Why would the TPD or school coverup a backup QBs alledged assault yet kick a starter off the team in Greg Dent who was accused of the same thing? Oh by the way, he was found not guilty. Also Greg Reid, Ira Denson, and Preston Parker? Where’s the coverup for these three starters? Oh wait there wasn’t any. You Winston bashers probably think the Duke lacrosse team is still guilty. Idiots.

  57. Buc1987 Says:

    I can cherry pick stuff all night, but this is about the Bucs and I want him regardless so here’s a cherry pick from yahoo sports back in Nov 2013. I promise I’m done with this after this Joe.

    Yahoo sports – Dan Wetzel

    “Or perhaps, as some are certainly prone to believe, a college town police department swept this under the rug. At this stage, however, that isn’t just baseless speculation but wild, unfair stereotyping.”

    “The assumption requires the belief that numerous officers and departments (including the one assigned to investigate sexual assaults) chose to risk their careers, reputations and perhaps their own freedom to protect a then-redshirt quarterback for the local football team.”

    “That isn’t just improbable and would require a vast cover-up; it’s without even a hint of evidence suggesting as much.”

    “What’s more believable, albeit with limited known facts, is that the police saw nothing to investigate. That may not mean the woman is lying. It may mean there just isn’t evidence.”

  58. DB55 Says:

    Cutler sucks. He’s NOT garbage like mccown but he still sucks. Mccown seemed to flourish under trestman so…

    I’m a fsu fan too! Would
    Love Winston on the team, the kid hasn’t lost a game. Fact!

    As for lovely smith. The jury is in, he is NOT the coach we expected. Licht is NOT the up-and-coming GM with ties.

    1-5 hurts! Hurts bad! Especially when you have talent on the field. Bad decisions? Yes but talent nevertheless. If you can’t use mccoy david Barron and Vincent jackson not to mention the countless former bucs who grace the SC top ten on a weekly basis then idk. The shame is never-ending.

  59. Schianowasaninsidejob Says:

    “I have a nephew that currently goes to FSU. What he told me at Christmas last year was that the girl slept with Winston to get back at her boyfriend who dumped her and when Winston blew her off that’s when she said it was rape. He told me that was what was swirling around on campus at FSU.

    I’m not saying I believe that rumor. I’m just throwing that out there.”

    I wasn’t gonna say anything but my cousin lives in the Bering Sea and he says the crab whose legs Winston stole was a total slut.

  60. lark Says:

    Buc1987 Says:
    October 20th, 2014 at 11:05 pm

    Too much gets made out of all of it from the media. What was the outcome of the NFLPA investigation into Schiano over Free Wee?

    // Rumors and I stress rumors! Rumor 1 – His people
    Rumor 2 – Friend in media
    What ever – a lot over a small thing

    On another note – are you sure you want to use the term “Cherry Picking” when writing about Winston??

  61. billy buckaroo Says:

    Numbers don’t lie.
    McCown isn’t likely to hold a clipboard all season with the 5 mil or so he is getting paid.
    Would make it look bad for someone.
    He will be back in
    Count on it

  62. Buccfan37 Says:

    Tallahassee aint corrupt, you gotta be freaking kidding me. You did see Thrasher appointed president at FSU over many more qualified applicants, all because of his bigwig political connections. Read about Thrasher’s past and who he really is. They and the police are covering for Winston’s crimes because local sports exceed the need for justice served. If that’s good enough for you, then CONservative you must be, in the bag for Jeb.

  63. Touch_Down_Tampa_Bay Says:

    I say bring in Pineapple McCown!

    Let Glennon take valuable notes. He needs to see an experienced QB getting it done. We had faced to many backup QBs and Glennon has not benefit from opposing QBs. Pineapple will deliver the goods during his comeback to relevancy.

    The last thing we want to experience is the MOB making excuses for Glennon because Jackson is going to be traded.

    Go Bucs!!!!

  64. OneLove Says:

    @DB55 “Especially when you have talent on the field” You could call any NFL team talented, but you can’t say this team is as talented as others.