By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton has been injures on Sunday against the Cleveland Browns. He suffered a thumb injury in the third quarter.
Dalton is questionable to return. He was replaced by Jeff Driskel.
He was injured when he attempted to dive on the ball. The bad snap went over his head.
The thumb injury is to his throwing hand. This is the second known thumb injury in his career.
He missed time in 2015 due to a broken thumb.
Dalton is one of two injures for the Bengals. Jake Fisher also left the contest with an injury.
He received his first NFL start on Sunday. He replaced the injured Cordy Glenn.
Fisher left the game with s back injury.
Dalton went 10 of 17 for 100 yards prior to his injury in the team’s 35=20 loss to the Cleveland Browns. He also had a touchdown and an interception.
This season, as a starter, he went 5-6 in 11 games. He has gone 226 of 365 for 2,566 yards. He also had 21 touchdowns and 11 interceptions.
The 11 games is the fewest in his career. During the 2015 season, he appeared in 13 games. Prior that, he started all 16 games in six seasons.
Dalton is 68-50-2 in 120 career games. He has gone 2,443 of 3,921 for 28,100 yards. He also has 188 touchdowns and 104 interceptions.