The former Bengals quarterback worked out for the team at Paycor Stadium.
Wow huge Bengals news
AJ McCarron is here at the Bengals facility dressed in an orange jersey (No.4) with cleats and a football in hand
He said he’s here to workout
— Kelsey Conway (@KelseyLConway) September 23, 2023
With quarterback Joe Burrow not participating in practice Thursday and being limited Friday, the Bengals' options at quarterback have fluctuated this week. First, the New England Patriots signed Will Grier off the Cincinnati practice squad. The Bengals then signed Reid Sinnett back to the practice squad.
A summary of the week in Bengals quarterbacks.
-Joe Burrow plays a standout second half but tweaks his calf in the fourth quarter. He says "we'll see" on playing this week.
-Burrow does not practice on Thursday. "Not as sore. Time heals. So, we'll see."
-Practice squad QB Will…
— Charlie Goldsmith (@CharlieG__) September 23, 2023
Jake Browning is currently the backup quarterback if Burrow's unable to play Monday against the Los Angeles Rams.
McCarron was drafted by the Bengals in the fifth round of the 2014 NFL draft and was with the team until he signed with the Las Vegas Raiders in 2018. The Alabama product then played two years with the Houston Texans. McCarron most recently played for the St. Louis Battlehawks of the XFL.
The Bengals have also hosted former Baltimore Ravens and Arizona Cardinals quarterback Trace McSorley for a workout.
This article originally appeared on Cincinnati Enquirer: A.J. McCarron signs with Cincinnati Bengals practice squad