Bucs quarterback Mike Glennon admitted on Wednesday he was caught off guard by his benching, but told the local media it won’t affect his routine.
“Obviously I am disappointed and it’s not what I like, but I am going to keep preparing the same way that I always have,” Glennon said. “I was in here all day yesterday watching film and this morning was my same routine I always do. So whatever I can do to help the team I will do.
“It was not what I was expecting, but it is part of the game. And like I said, I am just going to help team in whatever way I can and continue to play. Last time this happened, two and a half games in I was playing. So you never know what’s going to happen.”
The news of the quarterback switch back to Josh McCown actually came from Glennon during his weekly radio show on the Buccaneers Radio Network Tuesday evening. Glennon said the organization came to a decision to allow him to spread the news after earlier speculation in the day ran rampant on social media.
“There was some news out there and we discussed it with the Bucs and we felt that was the best way to handle it,” Glennon said. “You will have to talk to him [head coach Lovie Smith] about that.”
The first hint of the change actually came from Glennon’s brother Sean’s Twitter account around lunch time when Sean Glennon expressed disappointment and frustration with Bucs head coach Lovie Smith, saying he had lost respect for him and questioned how he won a Super Bowl.