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Andy Dalton
QB #14
Height:
6-2
Weight:
220
Age:
26
College:
Texas Christian
Hometown:
Katy, TX
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2014):

TDS
2
INT
1
YDS
722
RTG
95.4
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesPassingRushingFumbles
GGSCompAttYdsAvgTDIntSckSckYRateAttYdsAvgTDFUMLost
TOTAL 1,047 1,714 12,082 7 82 50 99 571 86.2 157 467 3 7 12 9
2014 CIN 3 3 55 84 722 8.6 2 1 0 0 95.4 12 12 1 0 -- --
2013 CIN 16 16 363 586 4,293 7.3 33 20 29 182 88.8 61 183 3 2 4 3
2012 CIN 16 16 329 528 3,669 6.9 27 16 46 229 87.4 47 120 2.6 4 4 4
2011 CIN 16 16 300 516 3,398 6.6 20 13 24 160 80.4 37 152 4.1 1 4 2
Recent Games
WKOppResultPassingRushingFumbles
CompAttPctYdsAvgTDIntSckSckYRateAttYdsAvgTDFUMLost
1 @BAL W 23-16 25 38 65.8 301 7.9 1 0 0 0 98.7 6 3 0.5 0 -- --
2 ATL W 24-10 15 23 65.2 252 11 1 0 0 0 116.6 3 6 2 0 -- --
3 TEN W 33-7 15 23 65.2 169 7.3 0 1 0 0 68.9 3 3 1 0 -- --

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Bio

      Dalton has led the Bengals to the playoffs in each of his three NFL seasons, and in 2014 he’ll bid to join Baltimore’s Joe Flacco as the only starting QBs in the Super Bowl era to lead a team to postseason in each of his first four campaigns ... In 2013, in leading Bengals to AFC North title, Dalton became the fifth starting QB to reach playoffs his first three seasons, joining Flacco (’08-10), Pat Haden of Rams (1976-78), Dan Marino of Dolphins (’83-85) and Bernie Kosar of Browns (’85-87) ... Dalton has not missed a start in his Bengals career, and his 30-18 record is best winning percentage (.625) of any Bengals QB with 10 or more starts ... Set franchise records in ’13 for single season passing yards (4293) and passing TDs (33) ... Won two AFC Offensive Player of the Week awards and was AFC Offensive Player of the Month for October .... Played in Pro Bowl following rookie season, and improved season numbers each of next two years.
    Dalton has led the Bengals to the playoffs in each of his three NFL seasons, and in 2014 he’ll bid to join Baltimore’s Joe Flacco as the only starting QBs in the Super Bowl era to lead a team to postseason in each of his first four campaigns ... In 2013, in leading Bengals to AFC North title, Dalton became the fifth starting QB to reach playoffs his first three seasons, joining Flacco (’08-10), Pat Haden of Rams (1976-78), Dan Marino of Dolphins (’83-85) and Bernie Kosar of Browns (’85-87) ... Dalton has not missed a start in his Bengals career, and his 30-18 record is best winning percentage (.625) of any Bengals QB with 10 or more starts ... Set franchise records in ’13 for single season passing yards (4293) and passing TDs (33) ... Won two AFC Offensive Player of the Week awards and was AFC Offensive Player of the Month for October .... Played in Pro Bowl following rookie season, and improved season numbers each of next two years.

    Career transactions: Selected by Cincinnati in second round of 2011 NFL Draft (35th overall) ... Signed with Bengals on 7-30-11.

    Pro Bowl participation: Has played in one Pro Bowl ... Played for AFC in 2011 season contest and passed seven-for-nine for 99 yards with two TDs (47 and three yards, both to Brandon Marshall) and no INTs.

    AFC’s best (times three): Dalton in 2013 became only the second Bengal to win three of the NFL’s monthly or weekly AFC awards in a season, joining S David Fulcher from 1989 ... Named AFC Offensive Player of Week for Oct. 13 at Buffalo and Dec. 8 vs. Indianapolis; also named AFC Offensive Player of the Month for October ... Averaged 116.8 passer rating over four games to win October monthly honor, as Bengals posted 4-0 record, and also averaged 311.5 passing yards with 68.0 completion percentage, 11 TDs and just three INTs ... Dalton has a total of five monthly/weekly league awards for his career, also having won AFC Offensive Player of the Week for his performance on 11-11-12 vs. N.Y. Giants as well as winning NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month for October 2011.

    Records and such: Dalton, Peyton Manning and Cam Newton are the only NFL passers to top 3000 yards in each of their first three seasons ... Dalton in 2013 topped 300-yard mark in passing for four straight games (Games 6-9), a Bengals record ... Previous mark of three had been posted only once, by Ken Anderson in Games 1-3 of 1984 ... Twice in 2013 Dalton re-set his career-best passer rating, with 135.9 on Oct. 20 at Detroit and 136.5 on Dec. 22 vs. Minnesota ... Only Bengals passer to throw 11 TD passes over a span of three games, doing it with three on Oct. 13 at Buffalo, three on Oct. 20 at Detroit and a career-high five on Oct. 27 vs. the N.Y. Jets ... With 4293 passing yards broke Carson Palmer’s club record of 4131 ... With 33 TD passes broke Palmer’s club record of 32 set in 2005.

    Radar in red zone: Dalton has thrown for 56 career TDs with only three INTs on snaps inside the red zone (inside opponent’s 20-yard line). His ratio of 18.7-to-1 is third in the NFL among active passers with at least 25 red-zone TDs, trailing only Russell Wilson of Seattle (36.0-to-1) and Aaron Rodgers of Green Bay (30.0-to-1).

    2013 general: Started Games 1-16 and posted 88.8 passer rating, fifth in AFC ... Passed 363-for-586 (61.9 percent) for 4293 yards with 33 TDs and 20 INTs ... Ranked second in AFC in TD passes, and ranked fourth in yards and fifth in completions ... 61-for-183 rushing with two TDs, with several key gains on third and fourth downs.

    2013 game highlights: Led two TD drives of 90 or more yards (97 and 91) on Sept. 8 at Chicago, first game in which Bengals had two 90-yard TD drives since 1991 ... Passed 20-for-28 for 235-2-1 (105.5 rating) on Sept. 22 vs. Green Bay ... Went 20-for-27 (74.1 percent) for 212 yards with no TDs and one INT on Oct. 6 vs. New England, and rushed six-for-25, including five-yarder to Patriots one that set up game’s only TD ... Posted 135.9 passer rating on Oct. 20 at Detroit, career-best at that point, hitting 24-of-34 (70.6 percent) for 372 yards
 
with three TDs and no INTs ... On Oct. 27 vs. Jets, went 19-for-30 for 325 yards with a career-high five TDs and one INT (125.7 passer rating), third consecutive game eclipsing 100 passer rating ... On Nov. 10 at Baltimore, had three rushes for first downs on third or fourth-down plays ... Posted a 120.5 passer rating on Dec. 8 vs. Indianapolis, going 24-for-35 for 275 with three TDs and no INTs, and also rushed five-for-11, including an eight-yard TD run ... On Dec. 22 vs. Minnesota, posted career-best 136.5 passer rating (27-for-38 for 366-4-0), hitting plus-four differential in TD passes to INTs for third time in his career.

    Previous seasons: 2011—As a rookie, led four wins featuring fourth-quarter comebacks — vs. Buffalo, at Jacksonville, at Tennessee and vs. Cleveland ... Voted in December as a first alternate to AFC Pro Bowl squad, and was named to the team as replacement for New England’s Tom Brady ... Became first NFL rookie QB to that point to start as many as eight wins and throw for 20 or more TDs ... Also to that point, became the first rookie QB not drafted in the first round to start every game in a 16-game NFL season ... Set Bengals rookie records for TD passes (20) and passing yards (3398) ... Led rookie QBs, including three who were among first 12 draft picks, in TD-INT differential (plus-seven) ... Became only fifth rookie in NFL history to hit 3000 passing yards for a season, joining Peyton Manning, Cam Newton, Sam Bradford, and Matt Ryan ... On Sept. 18 at Denver, set Bengals rookie passing record with 332 yards, and he surpassed that mark with 373 yards Nov. 20 at Baltimore ... Also at Denver, Dalton and WR A.J. Green became first rookie pair in NFL history to combine for 10 completions in a game ... On Oct. 2 vs. unbeaten Buffalo, led Bengals from 17-3 halftime deficit to 23-20 win, posting second-half performance that included 17-yard TD pass to Jermaine Gresham, a three-yard rushing score and a game-winning 56-yard FG drive ... On Oct. 16 vs. Indianapolis, posted season-bests in passer rating (111.5) and completion percentage (78.1), on 25-of-32 for 264-1-0 ... On. Nov. 6 at Tennessee, completed his third fourth-quarter comeback, throwing second-half TD passes of 15 yards to Jerome Simpson and five yards to Andre Caldwell as Bengals won 24-17 after trailing 17-7 at halftime and 17-14 after three quarters ... Led a fourth-quarter comeback for the fourth time on Nov. 27 vs. Cleveland, posting 105.6 passer rating ... In rallying Bengals from 17-7 halftime deficit vs. Cleveland, threw 22-yard TD strike to Jermaine Gresham in third quarter and connected with Green on 51-yard pass late in fourth quarter, putting ball at Browns two and setting stage for Mike Nugent’s game-winning FG ... Passed 27-for-42 for
257-0-3 in Wild Card playoff on 1-7-12 at Houston. 2012—Started all 16 games, passing 329-for-528 (62.3 percent), for 3669 yards, with 27 TDs and 16 INTs (87.4 rating) ... Seventh in AFC and 13th in NFL in passer rating ... Also had four rushing TDs, most by a Bengals QB since Jon Kitna in 2002 ... Ranked third in AFC and tied for seventh in NFL in TD passes ... Tied for third in NFL in fourth-quarter TD passes (nine), and he passed 80-for-125 for 971-9-5 in final period, for rating of 95.1 ... Posted a then-career-high passer rating of 128.2 on Sept. 16 vs. Cleveland, going 24-for-31 (77.4 percent) for 318 yards, with three TDs and one INT ... On Sept. 23 at Washington, for the second straight week, posted a career-high passer rating (132.9), going 19-for-27 for 328-3-1 ... Passed 31-for-46 for career-high 381 yards on Oct. 14 at Cleveland, with three TDs, including two 50-plus yarders, and three INTs ... .Earned AFC Offensive Player of the Week award for his performance Nov. 11 vs. N.Y. Giants, when he posted 127.6 rating while passing 21-for-30 for 199-4-0 ... Passed 18-for-29 for 230 yards on Nov. 18 at Kansas City, with no INTs, and had TD passes of four yards to A.J. Green and 14 yards to Mohamed Sanu, plus a one-yard rushing score ... Passed 16-for-30 for 210 yards on Nov. 25 vs. Oakland, with three TDs and no INTs (109.0 rating) ... On Dec. 2 at San Diego, ad-libbed go-ahead TD with six-yard rush late in fourth quarter, Bengals regaining lead at 17-13 and going on to win 20-13 ... On Dec. 13 at Philadelphia, his 11-yard rushing TD in third quarter put Bengals ahead to stay ... Passed 24-for-41 for 278 yards with two INTs in playoff-clinching win Dec. 23 at Pittsburgh, including 21-yard pass to A.J. Green with :08 remaining to set up game-winning FG.

    College: Dalton was the key player in TCU’s return to football prominence during his career ... Played four seasons (2007-10), seeing action in
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50 games with 49 starts ... A two-time Offensive Player of the Year in Mountain West Conference, he authored an MWC-record 42 victories and was tagged with only seven losses ... Set TCU records for pass attempts (1317), completions (812), passing yards (10,314) and TD passes (71) ... His TD/INT differential was plus-41 (71/30) ... Rushed for 1611 career yards and 22 additional TDs, and departed with new MWC record for total offense (11,925 yards) ... As a senior, led TCU to a No. 2 national ranking, after 13-0 season capped by Rose Bowl win over Wisconsin ... Named Offensive MVP in Rose Bowl.

    Personal: Hometown is Katy, Texas, in Greater Houston ... Attended Katy High School, where he led team to a 14-1 record and Texas 5A finals berth as a senior ... Marketing major at TCU ... Following 2011 season, joined wife Jordan in establishing the Andy and Jordan Dalton Foundation, which conducts a wide range of community outreach efforts in the Greater Cincinnati area.
 

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