Sources told ESPN
on Monday that the Cincinnati Bengals and quarterback Andy Dalton have agreed on a six-year, $115 million contract.
Dalton, who will sign the deal later Monday, had one year remaining on his rookie contract and was scheduled to make slightly less than $1.7 million.
This past weekend, offensive coordinator Hue Jackson said Dalton's play during training camp has been "sensational."
"I've been very pleased with where he is and where he's headed," Jackson said. "It's our whole football team.
Cincinnati opens its preseason Thursday night at Kansas City.