The Cleveland Browns are showing interest in free-agent quarterback Josh McCown, who was released by the Buccaneers last week.

By SI Wire
February 18, 2015

The Cleveland Browns are showing interest in free-agent quarterback Josh McCown, reports the Cleveland Plain Dealer's Mary Kay Cabot.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers terminated McCown's contract last week after he spent just one season with the team. McCown visited the Buffalo Bills this week, but he left without signing a contract.

According to the Cabot's report, McCown has at least one more visit planned with an unknown team, and Browns are also considering bringing him in for a visit.

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McCown, 35, completed 56.3 percent of his passes with the Buccaneers last season, throwing for 2,206 yards, 11 touchdowns and 14 interceptions in 11 games. He won only one of his starts, and his 70.5 quarterback rating was the second-lowest in the NFL last season.

Tampa Bay gave McCown a two-year, $10 million contract after his 2013 season with the Chicago Bears, in which he won three of his five starts in place of the injured Jay Cutler. He threw 13 touchdown passes and one interception that season.

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