Lovie Smith said on NFL Network that it was easy to name Josh McCown the starter because he knows what he brings to the table as far as leadership. If you remember, McCown backed up Jay Cutler in Chicago while Lovie Smith was the coach there.
Booger said he trusts Lovie, but he’s never seen McCown in a Buccaneers uniform and he’s not sure you can buy into McCown that quickly. Rich disagrees saying Lovie clearly knows what he’s seen from both QB’s and it’s obvious that McCown is the guy right now. Take a listen: