McElroy was signed to the Bengals practice squad after being waived by the New York Jets at the conclusion of the preseason ... Originally a seventh round pick by the Jets in ’11, McElroy played in two games (one start) in ’12, going 19-for-31 with 214 yards with one TD and one INT ... Led Alabama to a victory in the 2009 BCS national championship game.
2013 HIGHLIGHTS: On practice squad for Games 1-12 ... Played in first Jets preseason game, going 11-for-19 with 145 yards and one TD ... Missed final three preseason games due to knee injury.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected by N.Y. Jets in seventh round of 2011 NFL draft ... Signed on 7-29-11 … Waived by Jets (injury settlement) on 9-2-13 … Signed to Bengals practice squad on 9-4-13.
One thing Bengals WILL backer Vontaze Burfict and Steelers safety Ryan Clark have in common this week is they're interested to see what kind of reaction James Harrison receives Sunday.