Posted September 14, 2018 12:18:55A.
J., who was traded from the Denver Broncos to the Philadelphia Eagles for a fourth-round pick in the 2018 NFL Draft, was named to his first Pro Bowl in 2018 after rushing for 1,534 yards with 12 touchdowns and 11 interceptions in 16 games.
The Pittsburgh Steelers signed McCarrons contract on Monday.
“I think he’s a great player and a good player,” Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said.
McCarron had his most productive season in 2017, rushing for 3,890 yards with 17 touchdowns and 10 interceptions.
A native of New York, McCarons high school career ended in 2018 with the New York Mets.
After playing football in high school, he enrolled at Penn State University and signed with the Steelers as a free agent.
In Pittsburgh, McCarrons main position is a running back, where he has played in 15 games.
His only career touchdown came in the 2017 season finale against the New England Patriots.
McCarrons only interception came in his final game in Pittsburgh in the Steelers season finale, against the San Francisco 49ers.
On Saturday, the Steelers will travel to Minnesota for the final time of the season.