Saturday August 30th, 2014

Bengals rookie quarterback AJ McCarron is set to miss at least six games this season, the team announced on Saturday.

McCarron will be placed on Cincinnati's reserve/non-football injury list due to shoulder soreness, which the former Alabama star has been battling throughout the offseason. 

Photos: Outtakes from  AJ McCarron's Sports Illustrated cover shoot

McCarron was selected by the Bengals in the fifth round of the draft, and was expected to be the team's third-string QB behind veterans Jason Campbell and Andy Dalton.

-- Alex Suskind

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