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McCown embraces role with Bears

A H.S. coach just a few years ago, QB's popularity in Chicago keeps growing

Updated: November 22, 2013, 12:04 PM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Josh McCown's popularity in Chicago is growing with every week and every victory.

The good-natured quarterback puts the "win" in "winsome" for a franchise where the stars are perennially disgruntled.

Going into his third start as Jay Cutler's injury replacement, quick-trigger Bears fans flood the sports-talk stations calling for McCown to start, regardless of No. 6's health. Many of them aren't joking.

That's life in a city where "good quarterback" is ...

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