Andy Dalton on joining the Chicago Bears: ‘They told me I was the starter. That was one of the reasons why I wanted to come here.’

New Chicago Bears quarterback Andy Dalton met with media members via video conference call Thursday afternoon after agreeing to a one-year, $10 million contract. Here are highlights from his introductory news conference. On what attracted him to the Bears in free agency:The past relationship with (Bears offensive coordinator) Bill Lazor, which was one. At this point in my career, you want to join a team that is competitive, that is doing things the right way, is turning in the right direction. And to get a chance to come in and start for a team like this, that’s a great opportunity for me and …

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