Josh McCown is returning to play his 17th NFL season with the Eagles and ending his retirement according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.com. McCown is signing a 1-year deal with the but plans to resume his broadcasting career with ESPN after season Schefter.
McCown played 17 seasons in the NFL with 10 different teams but will end his short-lived analyst career to join the Eagles, who are down two signal-callers. His best season as a professional came in 2013 with the Chicago Bears, where starting quarterback Jay Cutler missed time, allowing McCown to throw for 13 touchdowns and one interception over eight appearances. Over the final five years of his career, McCown started 38 games with the Buccaneers, Browns, and Jets and ended his career with 17,707 passing yards and 98 touchdown passes.