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AP sources: Saints re-sign backup QB McCown

METAIRIE, La. (AP) Two people familiar with the decision say the New Orleans Saints are bringing back reserve quarterback Luke McCown under a new two-year contract. The people spoke to The Associated Press on Thursday night on condition of anonymity because the agreement has not been announced. One person says the contract is worth $3 million. McCown was Drew Brees' primary backup...
Via Associated Press
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Eli Manning snubs Luke McCown in handshake line

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning threw six (!) touchdown passes in Sunday’s 52-49 loss to the New Orleans Saints. Manning completed 30 of 41 passes for 350 yards in the game, but his team lost because it doesn't really have a secondary and gave up 511 yards to Brees. The Giants quarterback showed he can still dominate games and be accurate when he’s at his best and,...
Via The Sports Daily
November 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Will a meeting with the NFL keep Johnny Manziel from starting for the Browns?

Of all the news that gets churned out before Week 8 of the NFL season, a good chunk of the hype will likely revolve around Johnny Manziel. Not because he could potentially get the start for the Cleveland Browns next Sunday, but because it isn’t known whether or not the league is even going to let him play in the foreseeable future.The NFL has reportedly scheduled a meeting with...
Via Yardbarker
October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Saints execute perfect fake FG against Colts

The Indianapolis Colts ran one of the worst fake plays in NFL history last week, so the New Orleans Saints showed them how special teams fakes are supposed to work. The Colts lost to the Patriots 34-27 in Week 6, thanks in large part to a botched fake punt play that put New England well into Colts territory late in the third quarter. But on Sunday, it was the Saints who ran a...
October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Can QB Luke McCown lead the Saints to victory vs. Panthers?

Drew Brees will not be participating in the action when the New Orleans Saints hit the road to take on their division rival Carolina Panthers. New Orleans is currently sitting at 0-2 in the season and are in danger of digging a whole nearly too deep to dig themselves out of right off the bat to start the season. Who will be trying to help the Saints get their first win of the season...
Via This Given Sunday
September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Drew Brees out for Week 3 game with shoulder injury

An impressive streak will end on Sunday for the New Orleans Saints. Head coach Sean Payton announced Friday that quarterback Drew Brees will not play in Sunday’s game against the Carolina Panthers because of a shoulder injury suffered in a Week 2 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. That will mark the first time Brees misses a game for the Saints because of injury since signing with...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Drew Brees seeking second opinion on shoulder

After an MRI determined no structural damage on Drew Brees’ throwing shoulder, the New Orleans Saints quarterback is seeking a second opinion about the injury from famed orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews, according to a report. Brees’ status for the team’s Week 3 contest against divisional rival Carolina Panthers is still uncertain, and the quarterback wants to make doubly...
Via Sportsnaut
September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Back-up Saints QB Luke McCown's Verizon Commercial Is The Best Ad On Television

Back-up players never get the love they deserve. It is not that they can't play. The guy in front of him just so happens to be better. For example, when it comes to New Orleans Saints back-up quarterback Luke McCown, it is safe to say that Drew Brees is the better quarterback.However, when it comes to commercials McCown's new Verizon ad is much better than anything Brees has done.Read more »
Via FatManWriting
September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints QB Ryan Griffin hit in head with champagne bottle

By Rachel Wold New Orleans Saints backup quarterback Ryan Griffin was reportedly struck in the face with a champagne bottle at a New Orleans lounge last week, according to ESPN’s Mike Triplett. Griffin needed more than 50 stitches to repair the gash. According to police reports and Griffin’s attorney, the second-year quarterback is considered the victim in the lounge incident...
Via Sportsnaut
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints Re-Sign QB Luke McCown

  Mike McCartney, the agent for veteran QB Luke McCown, announced via his Twitter account that his client has re-signed with the Saints. Saints HC Sean Payton mentioned earlier in the day that they would like re-sign McCown, per Mike Triplett, so this doesn’t come as much of a surprise. McCown, 32, signed a one-year contract with the Saints last year after playing for four different...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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