Found December 20, 2011 on NBC Chicago:
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's job is up for competition. Since McCown's arrival in Chicago, McCown's position has been only as a back-up. He saw few first-team reps, and was there just in case lightning struck twice and the Bears lost another quarterback. But with Caleb Hanie throwing nine interceptions and averaging 102 yards per game, the Bears are open to a change. They will decide on the starter based on practice this week. Before Sunday, McCown's last pass thrown in a regular season game was thrown in September of 2009. If he were still capable of high-level play, he would have been on a roster. However...

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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...

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We mentioned earlier today that the Chicago Bears might name Josh McCown their starting quarterback this week. Now according to,  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 [...]

Chicago Bears team report: Josh McCown could get start

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Bears ready to support new starting QB McCown

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

McCown Gets Start Against Pack

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. "...

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.

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Josh McCown will start at quarterback for the Chicago Bears Sunday night in Green Bay, taking over for the ineffective Caleb Hanie.

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

Caleb Hanie is disappointed, will ‘keep grinding’

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. ‘...
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