AJ McCarron, Future Arizona Cardinal?
The Arizona Cardinals, who are picking twentieth this year, reportedly love AJ McCarron, the game manager for the Alabama Crimson Tide. Per NFL.com’s Daniel Jeremiah, the best bet seems to be in the second round — where the Cards will have the fifty-second pick. McCarron, arguably most famous on a national level for his now-fiancee Katherine Webb, who was creepily objectified by Brent Musburger during the 2013 BSC Championship Game, would be playing behind nominal starter Carson Palmer, who is 35 and nearing retirement.
McCarron was 34-2 as the starting quarterback for Alabama. Questions remain about his ability to throw it deep, but as a candidate who might take a couple years to develop, he seems like a safe pick. Here he is talking about his recently concluded Pro Day workout: