5 Takeaways from Andy Dalton’s Explosive Week 16 Performance

December 29, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

This past Sunday, the Cincinnati Bengals crushed the Minnesota Vikings 42-14 behind a dominant Andy Dalton. The Red Rifle threw four touchdown passes and clinched a Bengals playoff berth for the third consecutive season.
Let's see why Dalton's performance was important for the Bengals heading into the postseason.
Dalton Dominates at Home
Dalton continued his home dominance at Paul Brown Stadium. He has thrown 18 touchdowns at home this season and just five interceptions. Luckily for Dalton, the Bengals should have home-field advantage for at least the Wild Card Round.
With an undefeated record at home this season, Dalton should be carrying a lot of confidence heading into the playoffs. 
Dalton Has Options at Receiver
Obviously A.J. Green is the Bengals' best wideout. However, Dalton showed on Sunday that he can distribute the football. Eight different players had receptions. Mohamed Sanu, Jermaine Gresham and Green all hau...

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