Andy Dalton exits with elbow injury

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I’m sick of the preseason.  The Cincinnati Bengals likely agree.

Starting quarterback Andy Dalton suffered an apparent injury to his throwing arm after being sandwiched by a pair of Colts defenders on the opening drive of Thursday night’s preseason game.

He got up after being struck by Colts linebacker Robert Mathis.  Moving slowly, Dalton flexed his fingers.  Later, he was sitting on the turf near the Bengals’ bench, with trainers attending to him.

The announcers explained after a commercial break that trainers were checking Dalton’s elbow.  He currently is one the sidelines, and he seems to be OK.