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Josh McCown set to visit Tampa Bay, Houston and New York Jets
Backup quarterback Josh McCown may be moving on from the Bears because he is definitely moving about. According to a source, McCown has visits set up with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Houston Texans and New York Jets.
First on the list, according to the source, are the Buccaneers, where former Bears coach Lovie Smith is looking for a veteran quarterback.
McCown has talked about taking a methodical approach to free agency, but it’s completely possible that Tampa Bay signs McCown before he leaves.
Bears coach Marc Trestman made it clear at the NFL Scouting Combine that the team would like to retain McCown and will everything it can to do so. But the Bears may be unable to compete with the offers presented to him.