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QB Mike Glennon not sulking about backup role, vows to compete with Bucs starter Josh McCown

Mike Glennon says he's not discouraged about losing Tampa Bay's starting quarterback job before ever taking a snap for new coach Lovie Smith.The Buccaneers signed Josh McCown in free agency and immediately penciled the 34-year-old career backup in at the top of the depth chart.Glennon started 13 games as a rookie last season, when a 4-12 record claimed the jobs of former coach Greg Schiano and general manager Mark Dominik.McCown had the best season of his career with Chicago a year ago. Now, the Bucs are counting of him to help Smith and new GM Jason Licht transform the struggling franchise into a championship contender.Instead of sulking, Glennon is vowing to push McCown, who signed a two-year, $10 million contract after throwing for 13 touchdowns and just one interception while filling in for an injured Jay Cutler with the Bears last season.The Bucs began offseason workouts this week."I'm going to go out there every day and compete and help the team win in whatever way possible," Gle...

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