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No, Luke McCown is not the front-runner at backup QB

Increasing age is the undoing of Luke McCown's status as front-runner for the backup quarterback position with the New Orleans Saints. Let's clear up the biggest media misconception following the first game of the 2016 preseason. New Orleans Saints quarterback Luke McCown, contrary to popular belief, is not the front-runner to hold the clipboard while Drew Brees continues proving...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
11 days ago

Saints lose preseason opener 34-22 to the Patriots

There were a lot of positives to take from this game but poor tackling, turnovers and penalties were the Saints’ undoing. The Patriots returned a Garrett Grayson interception for a touchdown, recovered a fumble by Mark Ingram in their own territory, took away a red zone score by intercepting Luke McCown in the end zone, and stripped McCown and returned the fumble for a second...
Via The Saints Nation
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints teammates: Drew Brees ‘having one of the best camps of his career’

Veteran teammates are giving rave reviews of quarterback Drew Brees from New Orleans Saints training camp. Tackle Zach Strief and backup quarterback Luke McCown both told Jeff Duncan of the New Orleans Times-Picayune that Brees is “having one of the best camps of his career.” Facing the New England Patriots in an intra-squad scrimmage Tuesday, Brees led the Saints to a touchdown...
Via The Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Brees sees himself in New Orleans for rest of his career

Entering the final year of his contract, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is confident that he will be able to work out an extension soon. Brees, 37, believes he has a few good years left before hanging up the cleats, and he wants to hang them up with the Saints, with whom he has been the signal caller since 2006. “I’ve been through that a few times, so you know...
Via The Comeback
June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

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

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

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