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Bears Said To Be Interested In Andy Dalton

Andy Dalton, 34, is coming off an OK run with the Dallas Cowboys, and in a crazy offseason of quarterback rumors, Dalton has sort of flown under the radar.

But alas, there is interest in Dalton.

Per Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, Dalton is drawing free agent interest from no less than the Chicago Bears. Biggs then offered three things to keep in mind when it comes to Bears and the “Red Rifle” QB.

“1) Lots of folks have used the Bears in QB talks already (see the Wentz situation),” Biggs noted. “2) Adding Dalton would not preclude them from then trading for a QB. 3) Absent a massively expensive trade, there isn’t a great option out there.”

Bears general manager Ryan Pace has also made it sound as if the quarterback position is wide open entering 2021.

“Everything is on the table in regard to the quarterback situation,” Pace told reporters. “And, honestly, that includes players on our current roster, that includes free agency, trade, the draft and a combination of all those. We have a plan in place, and now it’s about executing that plan.”

Today, Nick Foles is the Bears’ starter. Mitch Trubisky likely won’t return as the backup/former starter. Will the Bears rifle in Dalton? It may be something to watch.

Written by Sam Amico

Sam Amico is the assistant managing editor-newsdesk at OutKick. He is also the co-founder and senior writer at Hoopswire.com, and has covered the NBA for nearly 20 years, including his time at Sports Illustrated, FOX Sports and CBS Sports. A native of Akron, Ohio, his writing career began in Wyoming.

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  1. the league is flush with washed up former starting QB’s that have made so much money already, that free agency is like visiting theme parks in Orlando.

    one of these crazy teams is gonna have a payroll that looks like the Yankees one year and the Marlins the next.

    get rid of the salary cap. its the only way to make things really ridiculous 😠

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