Saturday September 20th, 2014

Buccaneers quarterback Josh McCown will miss at least one game with a significantly sprained right thumb,'s Pat Yasinskas reported on Saturday.

McCown was injured in Thursday night's 56-14 loss in Atlanta when he hit his throwing hand on a defender's helmet after releasing a second-quarter pass. McCown, who was unable to grip the ball, was replaced by second-year man Mike Glennon.

Glennon is expected to start in McCown's absence.

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McCown, 35, signed a two-year deal with the Bucs this offseason. The 13-year-veteran has 420 passing yards with four touchdowns (two passing, two rushing) and four interceptions in three games this season.

The 24-year-old Glennon threw for 2,608 yards, 19 touchdowns and nine interceptions as a rookie last season, starting 13 games. 

Tampa Bay (0-3) visits the Steelers (1-1) next Sunday.

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