Buccaneers decide to bring back QB McCown

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have re-signed quarterback Luke McCown, the team announced Monday. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed.

Inside McCown's contract

Before he hit the free-agent market, Luke McCown signed a deal with the Buccaneers that a signing bonus and incentives could boost to $14 million, writes Adam Schefter. More ...

McCown has played in 12 games, with seven starts, in five NFL seasons. He has completed 142 of 238 passes for 1,617 yards and nine touchdowns with 10 interceptions, and he also has rushed for 157 yards on 21 carries.

"Luke McCown is a talented and athletic quarterback who we have gotten to know well over the last four years," Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris said in a statement released by the team. "I know he is looking forward to the opportunity to be an integral part of our quarterback group this season."

In four seasons with the Buccaneers, McCown has played in seven games, with three starts. In that time, he has completed 94 of 140 passes (67.1 percent) for 1,009 yards, five touchdowns, three interceptions and a rating of 91.0. McCown also has carried the ball 15 times for 132 yards.

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