Found December 21, 2011 on
Inside the Bears:
Obviously disappointed at losing his starting job, Caleb Hanie didn’t have much else to offer when asked about coach Lovie Smith’s decision to start Josh McCown on Sunday against the Packers. There’s not much he can do. ‘‘Just keep working every day, keep grinding,’’ Hanie said. ‘‘That’s all you can do. Try to fix all the mistakes that you make and learn from them. [I’m] obviously disappointed. I don’t want to play bad ever or lose games. It is what it is at this point. You just kind of roll with it.’’ Hanie had no explanation for his disappointing performance …
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GREEN BAY, Wis. After losing four consecutive games, Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith has decided to switch quarterbacks.
Smith benched Caleb Hanie on Wednesday in favor of Josh McCown.
"We felt like we needed a change," Smith said in a teleconference with Packers media, "someone to give us a little bit of a spark. It's time for us to make a move, so we went...
As expected, Josh McCown is slated to lead the Bears into battle this weekend against the Packers, according to ESPN Chicago.
So while McCown should be an improvement over the laughably bad Hanie, McCown is still far from being a solid quarterback and is not a recommended fantasy option - especially vs. rival Green Bay at hostile Lambeau Field.
We mentioned earlier today that the Chicago Bears might name Josh McCown their starting quarterback this week. Now according to ESPNChicago.com, the Bears have made it official, McCown will start on Sunday against the Packers. The Bears are in a must win situation at this point to even have a shot at making the playoffs [...]
The Chicago Bears say they have the back of quarterback Josh McCown, who will start Sunday night’s game in Green Bay.
The Josh McCown era has officially begun. Say a prayer.
The Bears named the man who was coaching high school football just a few months ago as their starting quarterback for Sunday's game against the Packers. He is replacing Caleb Hanie, who has earned a quarterback rating of 41.8 in four starts.
For McCown, the opportunity to compete again is a dream come true.
The Bears say they have the back of quarterback Josh McCown, who will start Sunday in Green Bay.
During Sunday's abysmal loss to the Seahawks, the thought surely crossed your mind: "Why not put in Josh McCown? Could he do worse than Caleb Hanie?"
He was put in the game, and threw two passes. One was completed; the other was intercepted.
Now, McCown will reportedly have another shot at getting in the game. According to ESPN Chicago, the starting quarterback...
Josh McCown will start at quarterback for the Chicago Bears Sunday night in Green Bay, taking over for the ineffective Caleb Hanie.
The Chicago Bears are making a change at quarterback, switching to Josh McCown after losing the last four games with Caleb Hanie.
Here are the Week 16 Bears power rankings from various sites around the web:
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Lovie Smith isn’t ready to announce a QB change, but be ready, Josh McCown.
I don’t mean to single out an individual player, but I am not so sure that QB Caleb Hanie could start on an Arena League team. Without Jay Cutler ...