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Marvin Lewis takes praise of Andy Dalton to another level

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Still, it was nice to see Lewis defend his quarterback, and he took it a step further when describing the team’s expectations of what Dalton could become:

"“We’re asking for Drew Brees and Aaron Rodgers right now, today.”"

Jan 5, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton (14) walks off the field after a game against the Houston Texans in the AFC Wild Card playoff game at Reliant Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

High praise, but high expectations nonetheless. For a team that clearly looks ready to win in the postseason, Lewis knows, at least this year, Dalton will be the one who leads this team to it’s first playoff win in two decades if this is the year it happens.

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