Dallas Cowboys Sign Andy Dalton


Yesterday, the Dallas Cowboys signed recently released quarterback Andy Dalton to a 1-year $7 million contract. Andy was drafted by the Bengals in 2011 in the second round. He played eight seasons in the Buckeye state. During his career, he played in 133 games as a starter. His record is 70-61-2 with four trips to the postseason which all ended up as losses going 0-4. 

With Andy Dalton returning home to Texas, he is currently the fourth-string quarterback behind Dak Prescott, Cooper Rush, and seventh-round draft selection Ben DiNucci. My thought is that as the season approaches, Andy Dalton will most likely move up the depth chart and by the time the first regular-season game kicks off, I believe this is how the depth chart will look like. 

  1. Dak Prescott
  2. Andy Dalton
  3. Cooper Rush 
  4. Ben DiNucci

We all know what Dak Prescott has done here in Dallas. Taking over for an injured Tony Romo and ultimately replacing him. 

Then, you have Andy Dalton who is a solid quarterback in the NFL with a total of 20 fourth-quarterbacks which is the most in the history of the Cincinnati Bengals. Not to mention he has won 52 percent of his games as a starter. 

Cooper Rush is heading into his fourth season as a quarterback and even though he has had some snaps, he has not started a single game and what the Cowboys have seen from him in the preseason, I don’t think he’ll start any games. 

Finally, you have Ben DiNucci. Just drafted this year, he needs to wait and watch behind two talented quarterbacks even though he just finished a great career at a Division II school at James Maddison.

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