Andy Dalton is a three-time Professional Bowl quarterback who has extra passing yards (38,150) than Jim Kelly, Phil Simms and Kurt Warner and extra landing passes (244) than Len Dawson, Steve Younger and Terry Bradshaw.
However with no playoff win and failing to defend as beginning quarterback after his time with the Cincinnati Bengals ended, does he should be enshrined in Canton alongside a few of the different greats? His new Carolina Panthers teammate Mile Sanders thinks so.
The veteran operating again, on WFNZ radio’s “Mac and Bone Podcast” earlier this week, endorsed Dalton into the Professional Soccer Corridor of Famer.
“I’ve a very good feeling about these guys,” Sanders first mentioned of his Panthers teammate. “These guys work, and that is the primary factor I observed at OTA. We’ve got a really, superb younger quarterback (rookie Bryce Younger) being mentored by a really, very, superb quarterback, future Corridor of Famer, Andy Dalton, who I actually respect.
“And you’ve got guys like Adam Thielen mentoring the younger receivers, and that is an excellent man to set data for. We’ve got skilled O-lines who I really like – I really like their motion pictures, I really like watching their motion pictures. And the protection stacks up. “
One other strong season as beginning quarterback and Dalton may rack up a complete of 40,000 passing yards that solely 23 others have completed of their profession.
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Dalton is coming off a season the place he break up time as a starter with the New Orleans Saints. In 14 video games, he had 2,871 passing yards, 18 landing passes and 9 interceptions. His 18 landing passes had been his most since 2018 when he had 21 with the Cincinnati Bengals.
The Panthers selected Younger with the No. 1 decide. 1 in drafts. It is unclear if he’s a definitive starter for Week 1.
Dalton mentioned earlier this month he nonetheless thought he may begin.
“I see myself as a starter on this league. I do not suppose there are 32 folks higher than me,” Dalton advised the Fort Value Star-Telegram.
“However it’s my scenario, and I perceive that. As quickly as I do not suppose I am among the best 32, or a bit decrease, I will watch soccer on TV.”
The veteran quarterback has been unable to discover a everlasting residence since he left the Bengals after the 2019 season after 9 years. He has performed for the Saints, Dallas Cowboys and Chicago Bears since then.