A.J. McCarron joins the Atlanta Falcons

A.J. McCarron joins the Atlanta Falcons
AJ McCarron, shown here in a game against Ole Miss, threw for a career-high 359 yards against Kentucky.

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WBRC) - The Atlanta Falcons tweeted Friday they have agreed to terms with free agent quarterback A.J. McCarron. The former Alabama QB agreed to a one year deal.

Originally selected by the Cincinnati Bengals in the fifth round (164th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft, McCarron has completed 109-of-174 passes (62.6 percent) for 1,173 yards, six touchdowns and three interceptions in 17 career games for the Bengals, Raiders and Texans. McCarron also appeared in one career postseason game with Cincinnati in 2015, completing 23-of-41 attempts for 212 yards, one touchdown and one interception.

He played in two games for the Texans in 2020, completing one pass for 20 yards.

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