Bengals bring back QB AJ McCarron

By Lydia Jane Allison

Sep 23, 2023


The Bengals today made the following roster moves:

**Signed QB AJ McCarron to the practice squad. McCarron (6-3, 220), a ninth-year player out of the University of Alabama, originally was a fifth-round pick of the Bengals in 2014. He has played in 17 career regular-season games with four starts for Cincinnati (2015-17), the Oakland Raiders (’18) and the Houston Texans (’19-20), completing 109 of 174 passes for 1173 yards and six TDs. Additionally, McCarron started nine games for the St. Louis Battlehawks of the XFL during the 2023 season.

AJ McCarron in 2017 with Bengals. By Keith Allison from Hanover, MD, USA, CC BY-SA 2.0, https

**Released DE Garrett Nelson from the practice squad. Nelson, a rookie out of the University of Nebraska, was signed to the Bengals’ practice squad on Sept. 5.

 The Bengals’ practice squad currently is at the 16-player limit.



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