Pat Leonard: Andy Dalton’s Bears signing leaves Russell Wilson in a lurch

NEW YORK — The Chicago Bears pursued a trade for Russell Wilson but failed to land the Seahawks star quarterback and settled for Cowboys backup Andy Dalton instead. Dalton, 33, and the Bears agreed on Tuesday to a one-year, $10 million contract with $3 million more available in incentives. The deal was a letdown for Bears fans, who were hoping for a major splash with GM Ryan Pace and coach Matt Nagy on the hot seat, as motivated as ever to land a franchise QB. It’s also a letdown for Wilson, because it crosses another team off his short-list of clubs to which he would accept a trade. The Dalla…

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