Found December 19, 2011 on
PLAYERS: Josh McCown
TEAMS: Chicago Bears
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Bears will start McCown at quarterback

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...

Josh McCown wants Caleb Hanie to succeed

As a competitor, quarterback Josh McCown would’ve embraced an opportunity to enter Sunday’s game before the score got out of hand. “But at the same time,” McCown told the Sun-Times after the Bears’ 38-14 loss, “you have to go when they call you. “You have to take advantage of the reps...

Bears ready to support new QB McCown

The Bears say they have the back of quarterback Josh McCown, who will start Sunday in Green Bay.

McCown to start Sunday in Green Bay

Josh McCown is slated to start at quarterback for the Bears Sunday night in Green Bay. He will address the media today at noon.

Bears to start McCown at QB against Packers

The Chicago Bears announced on Wednesday that Josh McCown will start at quarterback on Sunday night against the Green Bay Packers in Lambeau Field.

Josh McCown in line to start against Packers

Lovie Smith wouldn’t reveal his starting quarterback at Monday’s press conference. When that happens, it almost always means that a change is coming. And that’s what appears to be on the way. Jeff Dickerson of writes that Josh McCown will get the first crack at winning the starting job in practice this week. Apparently he’s being…

McCown gets call to start vs. Packers

The Chicago Bears are making a change at quarterback, switching to Josh McCown after losing the last four games with Caleb Hanie.

The Bears Beat (12.20.11): McCown reportedly will start against Packers

Backup quarterback Josh McCown reportedly will start ahead of Caleb Hanie when the Bears face the Packers on Christmas Day. The team has placed wide receiver Johnny Knox and safety Chris Conte on injured reserve. The Bears have signed wide receiver Jonathan Haggerty to the practice squad. The lesson learned from the 2011 NFL season (The National Football Post) Tue Dec 20 16:30:00...
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