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Andy Dalton has neck injury, return questionable

Though Andy Dalton started the game well, he's now out of the game much earlier than expected with a neck injury.

Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

Update: Marvin Lewis said Dalton was removed from the game only as precaution.


Andy Dalton started the first offensive drive of the Bengals' third preseason game against the Bears going 6/6 for 52 yards. He completed passes to a number of receivers and scored a touchdown on fourth and goal from the one-yard line.

Following the touchdown drive, news broke that Dalton had suffered a neck injury and that his return to the game is questionable. The injury likely was suffered during the touchdown when he rushed into the endzone with a sneak.

We will keep you updated as we receive more information.