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Height/Weight: 6-6/225 | Birthdate: 12/12/1989 | Birthplace: Conroe, TX, USA | Team: Tampa Bay | College: North Carolina State | NFL Experience: 2 | Owned/Started%: 6/0 | Average Draft Position: 178.00
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Buccaneers QB Mike Glennon: Josh McCown will start Week 10


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(11/4/2014) In a radio appearance for 98.7 FM The Fan in Tampa Bay, Buccaneers quarterback Mike Glennon revealed that he is no longer the team's starting quarterback. Coach Lovie Smith is expected to start Josh McCown Week 10 against the Falcons.

McCown started the first three games of the season before losing his spot due to a thumb injury. Glennon passed for 1,417 yards and registered a 10-to-6 touchdown-to-interception ratio in six games (five starts).


Bucs might make a change at quarterback


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(11/3/2014) It appears Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith is considering making a change at quarterback. On Monday, Smith said he will decide later in the week who will start at quarterback against the Falcons in Week 10, according to the Tampa Tribune. Smith said a lot of factors will be considered.

Mike Glennon has started the last five games, going 1-4 as the starter. Josh McCown started the first three games before suffering a thumb injury in Week 3 at Atlanta.


Buccaneers QB Mike Glennon good and bad in Week 9


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(11/2/2014) Buccaneers quarterback Mike Glennon played Jekyll-Hyde Sunday in Cleveland and Hyde emerged as the winner in a seventh loss in eight games this season.

Glennon finished 17 of 33 for 260 yards, two touchdowns and two first-half interceptions. Both scores went 24 yards to rookie wide receiver Mike Evans. Glennon hit a wide-open Evans midway through the second quarter and again on a perfect strike on the right sideline in the end zone with three minutes left in the third. He put the ball right where it needed to be as Evans was well-covered on the play.

The Tampa quarterback, however, proved mostly inaccurate down the stretch. He will seek a more consistent performance against Atlanta next Sunday.


Buccaneers' Lovie Smith not ready to swap quarterbacks


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(10/27/2014) According to the Tampa Tribune, Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith told reporters during his Monday news conference that the plan "is not" to change quarterbacks for the time being, meaning the team could stick with Mike Glennon Week 9 at Cleveland.

"We stand exactly where we stood last week. We have two quarterbacks we feel good about playing," Smith said, per the Tampa Bay Times.

Glennon completed 19 of 28 pass attempts for 171 yards with one touchdown and one interception in an overtime loss to the Vikings. Josh McCown, who returned from a thumb injury, served as Glennon's backup in Week 8.


Mike Glennon turns in pedestrian effort Week 8


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(10/26/2014) Buccaneers quarterback Mike Glennon completed 19 of 28 throws for 171 yards and a touchdown with one interception in Sunday's overtime loss to the Vikings. It was Glennon's fourth straight start and his weakest performance this season.

Glennon found rookie tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins for a 7-yard score in the fourth quarter. But he averaged just 6.1 yards per attempt and took five sacks. It's not clear if Glennon, who ran three times for 13 yards, will retain the starting job Week 9 at Cleveland or if  coach Lovie Smith will turn to veteran Josh McCown.


Report: Buccaneers QB Mike Glennon will start over Josh McCown


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(10/26/2014) As expected, Buccaneers quarterback Mike Glennon will start Sunday's game at home against the Vikings in Week 8, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Josh McCown, who has missed the last three games due to a thumb injury, returned to practice this week but is expected to take a back seat to Glennon on Sunday.

Glennon passed for 314 yards with two touchdowns and one interception his last time out against the Ravens in Week 6.


Mike Glennon expected to start Sunday vs. Vikings


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(10/22/2014) Buccaneers quarterback Josh McCown "still is on the mend" from his thumb injury, so Mike Glennon is expected to make his fourth straight start Sunday against the Vikings, reports the Tampa Bay Times. The team has not made an official announcement.

Lovie Smith won't talk about Bucs' QB situation until Wednesday


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(10/20/2014) Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith said quarterback Josh McCown, who has missed the last three games due to a thumb injury, took some practice reps Monday and is making progress, per the team's official website.

Though, Smith added he will not talk about the team's quarterback situation until Wednesday. Mike Glennon has started the last three games for Tampa Bay, going 1-2.


Buccaneers' Mike Glennon scores twice in garbage time


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(10/12/2014) Buccaneers quarterback Mike Glennon managed to pull out a decent game Week 6.

Glennon completed 24 of 44 passes for 314 yards and two touchdowns. He threw one interception during the contest. Glennon did almost all of his work in the second half. With the Bucs down 35-0, Glennon was forced to air it out. While he turned in solid numbers, the team was never close to completing a comeback.

The Bucs are on a bye Week 7.


'Odds are' Bucs QB Mike Glennon will start Week 6


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(10/6/2014) Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith said Monday the "odd are" quarterback Mike Glennon will start again Week 6 vs. Baltimore. Glennon has started the last two games in place of injured quarterback Josh McCown (thumb).

Smith refrained Monday from addressing the team's long-term situation at quarterback. Glennon is 1-1 in two starts since replacing McCown. He has passed for 672 yards, five touchdowns and two interceptions in three games this season.


Nice encore for Mike Glennon


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(10/5/2014) After his two-touchdown, 302-yard performance Week 4 at Pittsburgh, I wrote that we needed to see more from Buccaneers quarterback Mike Glennon. After all, he completed only 50 percent of his passes in that game, benefiting from some desperation passes late.

Well, we saw more Week 5 at New Orleans. We saw him finish with comparable numbers, again throwing for two scores on a respectable 249 yards.

Granted, it was a favorable matchup -- the Saints entered the day tied for 28th against the pass, and every team who faces them knows it's going to have to throw the ball to keep up -- but Glennon looked the part, connecting with a leaping Louis Murphy over the top of a defender on a 20-yard touchdown pass late in the first half and firing a 9-yard strike to Robert Herron to give his team an 11-point lead early in the fourth quarter.

Given what Glennon did as a rookie last year, these back-to-back two-touchdown efforts count for something. He remains more of a bye-week replacement than someone you can count on every week, but that puts him about on the same level as Alex Smith in Fantasy.


Mike Glennon produces for second straight week


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(10/5/2014) Making his second straight start, Buccaneers quarterback Mike Glennon completed 19 of 32 passes for 249 yards and two touchdowns in the Week 5 overtime loss at New Orleans. Glennon was intercepted once and took a sack in the end zone for a safety.

Glennon found Louis Murphy for a 20-yard score right before halftime and hit rookie Robert Herron for a 9-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter. Glennon's favorite target was Vincent Jackson, who caught eight of 12 targets for 144 yards.

Glennon has played better than Josh McCown, who's out with a thumb injury. The Buccaneers have not announced whether Glennon will start again Week 6 against the Ravens.


Mike Glennon could put up numbers vs. Saints


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(10/1/2014) Buccaneers quarterback Mike Glennon put together a solid performance in leading his team to a surprise win over the Steelers in Week 4, and now faces a solid matchup in his encore in Week 5 against the Saints.

Glennon had accuracy issues against the Steelers, but still put up 300-plus yards and two touchdowns. He might find some success this Sunday, against a Saints defense that has struggled to slow down opposing quarterbacks. Only four teams have allowed more Fantasy points per game to quarterbacks than the Saints, who have been tagged for 22.5 per game, including 30-plus twice.

Glennon is tough to rely on, given his lack of track record, but there is a chance for him to put up some numbers here. The Saints are likely to go up early Sunday, so Glennon could be forced to pass often. In a two-QB league, Glennon has some upside in Week 5. 


Bucs coach holding off on QB decision until Josh McCown is healthy


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(9/29/2014) Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith would not say during his Monday press conference who will start at quarterback once Josh McCown is healthy enough to return from a right thumb injury, according to the Tampa Bay Times. Smith said the team will start whoever gives them the best chance to win.

The Bucs picked up their first win of the season Sunday at Pittsburgh behind Mike Glennon, who made his first start of the season.


Need to see more from Mike Glennon


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(9/28/2014) As I wrote earlier in the week, Buccaneers quarterback Mike Glennon had an underrated rookie season that's made him overlooked in Fantasy now that he's back in a starting role. But his inspiring comeback effort Week 4 at Pittsburgh doesn't compel me to add him off the waiver wire.

For one thing, a couple of big catches catches from backup wide receiver Louis Murphy really upped his yardage in the fourth quarter. He had only 154 yards after three quarters and only 57 after two. The turnaround was part of a frantic comeback effort that succeeded in part because of its recklessness. Glennon completed only 50 percent of his passes (21 for 42) on the day, which is unheard of among the quarterbacks who matter in Fantasy.

Does that mean it was all luck and Glennon is a complete waste of Fantasy owners' time? I'm not saying that. I just don't want to make too much of it either way. Prior to the fourth quarter, Glennon was a bust, but maybe his fourth quarter performance will compel the Buccaneers to open up the offense for him.

Outside of two-quarterback leagues, you can afford to wait and see with him.


Mike Glennon plays role of hero with late touchdown Sunday


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(9/28/2014) Unheralded Buccaneers quarterback Mike Glennon had some nice moments in 2013, but none as impressive as those he produced down the stretch Sunday in Pittsburgh.

Glennon keyed a game-winning drive with a 41-yard pass to just-acquired wideout Louis Murphy, then clinched the comeback victory with a 5-yard touchdown to Vincent Jackson near the left sideline. The heroics concluded a second half in which Glennon completed 16 of 31 for 245 yards and the score. He finished 21 of 42 for a career-high 302 yards and two touchdowns. The numbers would have been better if not for several drops. 

Despite the huge throw to the veteran, Glennon established a better rapport with Murphy and rookie Mike Evans, to whom he completed nine passes for 109 yards and a score. If he continues to start over the currently injured Josh McCown, his next action will be at New Orleans in Week 5.


Still looking like Mike Glennon will start for injured QB Week 4


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(9/25/2014) Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith said Thursday the addition of quarterback Mike Kafka to the active roster is a good indication quarterback Josh McCown (thumb) will not play Week 4 at Pittsburgh. Mike Glennon is expected to start at quarterback for Tampa Bay.

Keep an eye on Mike Glennon


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(9/24/2014) Anyone who watched Thursday's game between the Buccaneers and Falcons probably wasn't too impressed with the performance of quarterback Mike Glennon, who relieved an injured Josh McCown just a few minutes before halftime and is expected to fill in for him for at least a few more weeks.

But while he didn't exactly push the envelope with the Falcons having already built up an insurmountable lead, mostly dinking and dunking the ball for an average of 5.04 yards per attempt, project his numbers over four quarters and he had a 250-yard, two-touchdown day. That's about what Philip Rivers did against the Bills Sunday in what many considered to be a fine Fantasy performance.

So what? It's just two quarters, right? Yeah, except it isn't. Glennon put up that same line for much of his rookie season, throwing for two touchdowns in eight of his 13 starts and averaging 207.9 yards in those eight games.

That's what made the Buccaneers' decision to not only sign McCown, but make him their starter, so surprising to me. As rookie quarterback go, Glennon was remarkably efficient. Those with better than a 2-to-1 (19 to 9) touchdown-to-interception ratio are few and far between.

Which isn't to say Glennon is quite at Kirk Cousins' level as waiver wire pickups go. He needs to instill the Buccaneers' coaching staff with the confidence to draw up a less conservative game plan before getting there. But I think he could do that, and I think he'll be at worst a serviceable bye-week replacement when it does.


Josh McCown might need thumb surgery


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(9/23/2014) Buccaneers quarterback Josh McCown will be re-evaluated by a hand specialist in a week or two to determine if he needs surgery to fix his thumb ligament, reports the Tampa Bay Times. Even if he does not require surgery, McCown could be sidelined several weeks, the paper said.

Mike Glennon is expected to start Sunday at Pittsburgh.


Report: Josh McCown to miss 'several weeks' with thumb injury


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/19/2014) Buccaneers quarterback Josh McCown is undergoing a second test on his injured thumb, Alex Marvez of FOX Sports reports Friday. McCown left Thursday's game in Atlanta in the second quarter after hitting his hand on a helmet during a throw. According to the report, he is expected to miss "several weeks" with the injury.

If that is the case, the Buccaneers will turn to Mike Glennon moving forward. Tampa Bay will have 10 days before their Week 4 matchup at Pittsburgh.

Mike Glennon gets some action in relief


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(9/18/2014) Buccaneers quarterback Mike Glennon got some action Thursday against the Falcons.

With Josh McCown going down in the second quarter, Glennon got a chance to show what he could do. Glennon entered down 35 points, however, so it was basically a lost performance. He completed 17 of 24 attempts, picking up 121 yards and a score. Glennon managed to pick up his only touchdown in the final quarter. With the Bucs trailing 56-0, he found Vincent Jackson on a 3 yard strike. 

McCown was awful before being pulled from the game. It's unclear if the team will consider starting Glennon even if McCown proves to be healthy enough to play.

Tampa will take on the Steelers Week 4.


Mike Glennon nearly throws for TD in preseason game vs. Miami


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/16/2014) Mike Glennon worked behind Josh McCown again and didn't do anything to make the Buccaneers re-think their plan at quarterback.

Glennon relieved McCown in the second quarter and compiled 77 yards through the air while completing 6 of 12 passes. 43 of those 77 yards came on a short pass to Mike Evans. Evans bounced off a tackler and took it 43 yards for a touchdown in the second quarter. Unfortunately for Glennon, Evans fumbled the ball before crossing the end zone, and had the touchdown overturned after a replay by the officials.

Glennon was sacked twice and finished with a 70.5 passer rating.

Mike Glennon finds the end zone while playing with backups


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/9/2014) Buccaneers quarterback Mike Glennon worked behind Josh McCown and didn't see the field until the second quarter of Friday's preseason opener against the Jaguars. But that didn't stop Glennon from making his presence felt in Jacksonville.

Glennon hooked up with Tommy Streeter for a 6-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter. He completed 11 of 19 pass attempts for 140 yards, with one touchdown and no interceptions.

Buccaneers confident in Mike Glennon as QB of the future


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(5/25/2014) Buccaneers brass is sold on Mike Glennon as the team's quarterback of the future, even if Josh McCown starts in 2014, reports the Tampa Tribune.

"The three things — and [coach Lovie [Smith] and I were in complete agreement on this — are toughness, intelligence and accuracy," general manager Jason Licht said on Sirius XM NFL Radio. "And then arm strength is a distant fourth.

“Mike showed during this process that he has those three things and he scored very high on those three things. Also, he’s an unassuming type of guy but guys around the building really look up to him and really follow him. So that’s what it came down to."

Glennon threw 19 touchdown passes and nine interceptions as a rookie.


Bucs rejected multiple offers for Mike Glennon


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(5/11/2014) The Buccaneers got at least six trade requests for quarterback Mike Glennon and rebuffed them all, reports the Tampa Bay Times. Some teams inquired about Glennon multiple times during the draft, the report said.

"There's a lot of interest and we want to keep Mike," general manager Jason Licht told the paper. "(They were) just feeling it out. I know that Mike has a very good reputation throughout the league as far as his developmental future."

Glennon is likely to enter the season as Josh McCown's backup.