The Bengals will release quarterback Andy Dalton, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Thursday morning. Dalton, the team's starting quarterback since 2011, asked for his release, according to NFL Network's Tom Pelissero.
Dalton expressed frustration after the Bengals didn't trade him before last year's deadline. Dalton had been benched in favor of rookie Ryan Finley eight games into the season. Five months later, Dalton had come to grips with the fact that he may be back in Cincinnati for the 2020 season, despite the fact that the Bengals selected former LSU quarterback Joe Burrow with the No. 1 overall pick.
"I truly believe they want what's best for me, but I understand it's a business, and you know how that goes," Dalton told NFL.com's Michael Silver earlier this month. "With the first pick, if they take a quarterback like everyone expects, that could trigger something. There's even a scenario where I go back there."
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That ginger was garbage
He was still in the league?
He can come play for my flag football team in Vegas lol
BREAKING NEWS The New England Patriots sign Andy Dalton
I sure hope that Andy Dalton ends up with the Patriots!
There’s no way NE will take Andy Dalton, they want Super Bowls and Dalton won’t give any Super Bowls to any team
Hey, he can retire. Sure he's made bank. And who knows, we may not even have a N.F.L. anytime soon…
Think he would be a much better fit for the Colts than Rivers but too late.
Pats will take him
Who made the joke about him shooting his eye out ?
maybe Bengals can get past first round of playoffs.. or even make playoffs lmao
Breaking: BENGALS resign Dalton on 2-year deal @ 9 million per. ??????????
Bills gonna snag him up!
The NFL players Association need to negotiate a way to where if they're going to release they need to do it at a certain time that they don't they have to pay a heavy tax price because this is getting ridiculous
Now is a good time for the Pats to get Andy Dalton they missed out on Philip Rivers, Teddy Bridgewater, and maybe Cam Newton too
Thank God Who Dey
His contract is why he didn't get traded. Just makes too much money to be a backup or bridge QB. Didn't help everyone knew he was gone. Don't see how that reflects badly on the Bengals.
Why would a team trade for 32yr old QB that ranked dead last in every possible stat category when Cam & Jameis is out there.
Joe the new man sorry Andy but thing change for better or worst ??
Who’s going to mentor Joe Burrow?
Bengals tried to trade Dalton but nobody wanted to pay is $17mil salary and give up a draft pick for him. You really don't understand why they didn't try to get something for him? They did, it's just that nobody bit. Cincy waited a few days after the draft to see if they could get something for him from a team that didn't get the QB they wanted and when nobody was interested, they cut him loose to save $17mil in cap space. I had to stop watching this 4mins in. These guys sux at their job.
come to the cowboys as a backup…
The Bengals are the lucky version of the browns
The Bengals are a mess, I feel so bad for Joe Burrow….ever since the hard knocks when you hear how ownership talks it's obvious they do not care about improving, let alone winning.
Marvin Lewis won in spite of ownership, not because.
I had to check and see if this was true, CBS lies constantly.