Cincinnati Bengals: 3 reasons Andy Dalton to the Chargers makes sense
By Steve Rivera
There are more than a few teams who would be better with Andy Dalton under center. With the Cincinnati Bengals veteran possibly on the move in 2020, one team, in particular, could do very well with him calling signals.
The Andy Dalton watch will begin to take shape soon. The veteran Cincinnati Bengals quarterback could be a sought after commodity for teams on the cusp of not just a playoff run, but a run to Super Bowl Sunday.
For Dalton, logical fits could be the Chicago Bears, New England Patriots, Oakland Raiders and even the Jacksonville Jaguars. However, there is one AFC team that is ready-built for a postseason run in a conference and division that presents some advantages.
The Los Angeles Chargers are set to move into a brand new stadium in 2020. There is also a really good chance that Philip Rivers isn’t in an LA uniform ever again. Dalton, who could be cut or traded, is a player that still has some good football in front of him and could be a smart target for a team not quite ready to hit the reset button for the franchise.
It’s also a team where Dalton can have an immediate and positive impact. Looking at the 2020 schedule, the Chargers will have some opportunities against an AFC East that could be less about New England and more about an up and coming Buffalo Bills team. Teams like Tampa Bay, Jacksonville, and Cincinnati line up well for a team closer to the top than the bottom.
Dalton could be that one player who finally gets the Chargers over the hump.