Posted December 27, 2011 on
PLAYERS: Josh McCown
With Josh McCown under center, the Chicago Bear racked up 441 yards of total offense against the Packers. We go to the film room to analyze Chicago’s offensive performance from Sunday.

Bears Game Day: McCown gets his chance

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Josh McCown said he didn't want to get too excited when asked about starting his first game Sunday for the Chicago Bears. Given the Bears' four-game losing streak and slim NFC playoff chances, it was hard to get excited about their chances of upsetting the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field.

McCown taking it all in stride

Josh McCown has a been-there-done-that attitude that is serving him well as QB for the Bears. In his debut for the team, he thoroughly outdid the performances of Caleb Hanie before him.

10 observations on the Bears

AFTERNOON SPORTS CLUB: The Bears were in a no-win situation with Josh McCown, but it was their own fault. Whether he was as bad as Caleb Hanie or played like Jay Cutler, anything McCown did against the Packers on Sunday night was an indictment of the Bears’ ability to evaluate quarterbacks.

Bell, McCown provide boost

GREEN BAY, Wis. – If quarterback Josh McCown and running back Kahlil Bell were auditioning for backup roles with the Bears next season, both made strong cases in Sunday night's 35-21 loss to the Packers.

Angelo: McCown in picture for No. 2 QB job

General manager Jerry Angelo announced Wednesday on the Bears' team-controlled website that Josh McCown merits consideration to be the Bears' No. 2 quarterback next season based on his performance last Sunday against the Packers.

Bears out of playoffs with 35-21 loss to Packers

The Chicago Bears placed their slim playoff hopes in the hands of quarterback Josh McCown and running back Kahlil Bell in a prime-time road game against the defending Super Bowl champions.

Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag

The Tribune's Bears columnist fields questions on free agency, Kahlil Bell, Josh McCown, Henry Melton and more in his weekly mailbag.The Tribune's Bears columnist fields questions on free agency, running back Kahlil Bell, quarterback Josh McCown, defensive tackle Henry Melton and more in his weekly mailbag.

Kurt’s Angle: Don’t expect Mike McCarthy to go anywhere anytime soon

During the Christmas edition of Sunday Night Football, the Green Bay Packers methodically dusted off the Chicago Bears 35-21. That shouldn’t have really been that difficult a job to start; as Ian Darke might say on Premier League Soccer, the Bears roster is currently loaded with a collection of ‘Poets, Passers, and Dreamers…’ That line would make absolutely no sense to this...

Week 17 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Pickups

Pickups of the Week Josh McCown, QB, Bears (0.2 percent in ESPN standard 10-man leagues) Week 16 stats: 19-28, 242 yards, 1 TD, 2 INT, 8 Carries, 38 yards "You gotta have heart. Miles and miles of heart."- Gene Hackman. It may not show up in the stat sheets, but in Sunday's loss, drubbing against the Packers, the Bears found their interim quarterback. When his wide...
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