Andy Dalton had a solid second half after failing to get much going in the first during Sunday's win over the Cleveland Browns. For the game, Dalton completed 21-of-31 pass attempts for 270 yards, one touchdown and no interceptions. Dalton's halftime turnaround helped the Bengals overcome a 20-10 deficit in the third quarter.
Few people expected the Cincinnati Bengals to be in the thick of a playoff chase in week 12 of the season, but that is exactly where they are. Much of their success can be attributed to rookie quarterback Andy Dalton who is among a handful of NFL rookie quarterbacks having a promising debut to their careers.
Prior to this week's game, Dalton had completed 59.3 percent of his 332 passing attempts for 2,239 yards. He had 15 touchdowns and 12 interceptions prior to this week's game. Fake Teams, SB Nation's fantasy sports site, ranked Dalton 24th on their quarterback rankings for week 12.