AJ McCarron RUMORS & NEWS

  • Bengals Rejected 2nd-Round Pick for AJ McCarron

    Bleacher Report "Albert Breer of The MMQB reported Thursday that the Cincinnati Bengals turned down a second-round pick in exchange for backup quarterback AJ McCarron this offseason. Breer added that the team reasoned it would have had to spend a draft pick on a quarterback to replace McCarron anyway, and by..." August 10

  • Broncos shoot down talk of A.J. McCarron trade

    Pro Football Talk "As the Broncos continue to watch Trevor Siemian and Paxton Lynch battle it out for the starting quarterback job, the team has shot down a third option not named Chad Kelly. Nicki Jhabvala of the Denver Post reports, citing an unnamed source, that a report linking the Broncos to Bengals..." August 09

  • Browns and Bengals have discussed A.J. McCarron trade

    Sportsnaut "Round 1 of the 2017 NFL draft is complete and the Cleveland Browns have yet to add a another quarterback to the mix. The latest target of trade discussion appears to be Cincinnati Bengals backup quarterback A.J. McCarron. Unfortunately for the Browns, it doesn’t seem like they can afford the..." April 28

  • McCarron 'at peace' on Bengals roster

    Cincinnati Enquirer "In January, AJ McCarron said goodbyes to Cincinnati Bengals staffers and local media members “just in case.” In April, he was back at his locker in Paul Brown Stadium with the only change being a new beard. He remains the backup quarterback for the Bengals, and he reiterated that it’s a role..." April 25

  • Bengals want 'at least' a 1st-round pick for McCarron

    UPI "If the Cincinnati Bengals trade backup quarterback A.J. McCarron, it won't be for anything less than a first round draft pick, according to a league source. The NFL Network reported Tuesday morning that trading for the former Alabama gunslinger would require "at least" a first round draft..." April 25

  • Jimmy Garoppolo and AJ McCarron could be off table for Browns as club says it won't trade for veteran QB

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns head of football operations Sashi Brown was asked point blank during his pre-draft press conference if the Browns will try to trade for a veteran quarterback on draft weekend. He didn't hesitate: "No.'' Before draft weekend? "Could we in theory? Yes,'' he said. "But are we planning..." April 19

  • AJ McCarron set to open sushi restaurant called 'Ajian'

    NFL.com "AJ McCarron is more than just a backup quarterback with a fine college pedigree and an intensely surprising collection of tattoos on his upper torso. He is a proper businessman. Well, he hopes to be. The Bengals reserve is set to co-open a "build-your-own" sushi bar on the Tuscaloosa campus of..." April 12

  • Marvin Lewis: Bengals haven’t talked about trading AJ McCarron

    Pro Football Talk "Any talk of the Bengals trading backup quarterback AJ McCarron is happening only among fans and the media, and not between the Bengals and other teams. That’s the word from Bengals coach Marvin Lewis, who said the Bengals haven’t tried to trade McCarron and no other teams have contacted the..." March 30