Luke McCown staying loose if Drew Brees can’t play _lowres

Advocate file hoto by VERONICA DOMINACH -- Saints quarterback Luke McCown during a NFL preseason gamea gainst the Ravens last season.

Luke McCown will be given the opportunity to stick in New Orleans for another season.

The Saints signed the backup quarterback to a one-year deal Thursday that will pay him a $970,000 base salary. The deal includes an $80,000 signing bonus and $350,000 is fully guaranteed, according to a league source.

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