Andy Dalton is retuning to Texas.
Days after being let go by the Bengals, Dalton is signing a one-year deal to join the Cowboys.
The 32-year-old will make $3 million guaranteed on a deal which could earn him as much as $7 million.
During Dalton’s time starting with the Bengals the team was 70-61-2 with playoff appearances from 2011 to 2015 but never a win. Dalton earned three Pro Bowl selections and has a franchise record 204 touchdown passes. Only Ken Anderson (32,838) had more passing yards than Dalton (31,594) with the Bengals.
Dalton became expendable after the Bengals used the first overall pick to draft Heisman winning quarterback Joe Burrow is LSU.
Former Bengals’ QB Andy Dalton is signing a one-year deal worth up to $7 million that includes $3 million guaranteed with the Dallas Cowboys, source tells ESPN.
Dalton is returning to Texas.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) May 3, 2020
Dalton went to college at TCU and was born in Katy, Texas. The Cowboys have Dak Prescott as their starter but Dalton jumps to the back-up role putting Cooper Rush’s role with the team into question.