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Falcons agree to terms with QB A.J. McCarron

Veteran quarterback has agreed to terms to join Atlanta

The Falcons have agreed to terms with free agent quarterback A.J. McCarron 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. The 6-foot-3, 215-pound quarterback has also appeared in one career postseason game with Cincinnati in 2015, completing 23-of-41 attempts for 212 yards, one touchdown and one interception. 

The Alabama product appeared in two games for the Texans in 2020, completing one pass for 20 yards.

Fans react to an Atlanta Falcons touchdown during the first half of the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, GA, on Sunday November 24, 2019. (Photo by Adam Hagy/Atlanta Falcons)

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