AJ McCarron 'hurt' by reports

Updated: May 14, 2014, 9:01 PM ET
By Coley Harvey | ESPN.com

CINCINNATI -- Five days after the Bengals made him their fifth-round selection in the draft, quarterback AJ McCarron told reporters he was "hurt" by reports last Saturday that suggested he was overly cocky and that he rubbed various team executives the wrong way during pre-draft meetings.

"It [stinks] that it hurt me like that, but at the same time, I feel like God had a plan," McCarron said Wednesday afternoon from Paul Brown Stadium's south end zone. "Everything's going to work ...

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