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Bengals Using Andy Dalton and Jason Campbell on Option Runs

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Dalton is a good athlete who could certainly afford to run the ball more than the 61 attempts he got last year.

Andy Lyons

The Bengals have made it clear they want to run the ball more in 2014. That might include the quarterbacks as well. Andy Dalton has always been decent when it comes to mobility and his ability to scramble for a nice gain.

Jay Gruden would even cal an occasional option run for Dalton in 2013, though never enough to keep defenses honest.

That could change in 2014 under new offensive coordinator Hue Jackson, that is, if the first day of camp is any indicator:

Dalton has 145 career rushes for 455 yards and seven touchdowns. He's a good athlete who could certainly afford to run the ball more than the 61 attempts he got last year.

One has to remember that some of those are playing in which the pocket broke down and Dalton tucked the ball and ran. There wasn't close to that many designed runs called for Dalton.

Hopefully, Hue mixes in a few more options plays in order to keep defenses on their heel more.