NFL Bengals Release Quarterback Andy Dalton After Nine Seasons

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NFL: On Thursday, the team announced that the Cincinnati Bengals are going to release the quarterback Andy Dalton from its roster after the nine seasons. www.bengals.com confirmed this news.

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Quarterback Andy Dalton
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A short Introduction about Andy Dalton:

Andy Dalton‘s full name is “Andrew Gregory Dalton.”. He was born in Katy (Texas, United States), and he started his career as an American football quarterback. 

Nickname(s): The Red Rifle, 007

Born: October 29, 1987

Current Age: 32 years

Height: 1.88 m

Weight: 99.8 kg

Spouse: Jordan Dalton (m. 2011)

Children: Noah Andrew Dalton

Current team: Cincinnati Bengals (#14 / Quarterback)

Education: Katy High School, Texas Christian University

Initially, he played college football at “Texas Christian University,” and in his final college match led TCU (Texas Christian University) to a win in the 2011 Rose Bowl. Andy Dalton is an all-time leader in wins at TCU.

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NFL Bengals Quarterback Andy Dalton
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Bengals gave a statement:

After nine seasons, many establishment records, and a profound effect on the community, Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton has been discharged.

Mike Brown (Team President) added some more words:

Andy will consistently hold a unique spot with this franchise, and I realize that he holds an exceptional spot in my heart. This is a hard day for our club community since we know and acknowledge what a consummate expert Andy Dalton has consistently been. We regard and appreciate Andy, and we say thanks to him.

The move comes only a week after the Bengals drafted LSU LSU Tigers football quarterback Joe Burrow with the No. 1 in overall pick in the 2020 NFL draft. With that, it was broadly presumed that Dalton’s time in this team was finished.

The Bengals had two successes and 11 losses last season with Dalton under center.

Andy Dalton completes his vocation in Cincinnati Bengals with 31,594 passing yards, 108 capture attempts, and 204 touchdowns in 133 games.

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Andy Dalton
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Zac Taylor (Bengals head coach) said:

Andy will consistently be viewed as a vital member of the Bengals’ association. His colleagues and mentors value his initiative and his duty to winning. 

Similarly, as significantly, Andy and his better half JJ are leaving an enduring effect in the community with the fantastic work their foundation has done throughout the years. 

Dalton and his family have done a lot to this team and this city. And we also wish them the best in the upcoming times.

What is Andy Dalton’s salary?

According to 2019’s reports, Andy Dalton is one of the most expensive NFL players. His net worth is 16.2 million dollars.

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