Former Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton didn’t take long to find a new home. He signed with the Dallas Cowboys, according to multiple reports Saturday, two days after being released by the Bengals.
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ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Dalton will earn $3 million guaranteed from a one-year contract and can earn up to $7 million. Dalton was due to make $17.7 million if the Bengals had kept him.
Dalton spent nine seasons in Cincinnati and helped lead the Bengals to five playoff appearances.
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The 32-year-old finished his Bengals’ career with a franchise-best 204 touchdown passes. He ranks second on the Bengals’ list with 31,594 yards passing. Dalton was a three-time Pro Bowl selection. He was 70-61-2 in 133 starts for the Bengals.
By signing with Dallas, Dalton returns to his native Texas, where he played for Texas Christian. He joins a Cowboys offense led by quarterback Dak Prescott, who’s entering his fifth season as the starter.
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