Andy Dalton has been described by teammates as tough, gritty and solid.
But now, as Dalton plays in his fourth season as the Cincinnati Bengals quarterback, he gets to add another description to his name—father.
He and his wife Jordan had their first child, Noah, on July 1, 2014, before the start of the 2014-15 NFL season...
One morning this season TCU quarterback Andy Dalton received a text from his dad, Greg.
“God says that He is with us in the midst of pain,” the text began.
It continued, “Weeping may last for a night, but a shout of joy follows in the morning. God is able to cause something good for the bad for those who love Him and follow Him. Thank God alone for the things He alone can do.”
Texting to Andy is something Greg does every morning. This time, though, the text dealt with the death of Andy’s grandmother...