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Sudden opportunity to start positions Cowboys’ Andy Dalton for big payday

Andy Dalton has a chance to make himself a lot of money over the next 11 games as the Dallas Cowboys’ new starting quarterback, and he doesn’t have to wait until free agency in March.

The one-year, $3 million contract Dalton signed in May also includes $4 million in incentives, all of them theoretically attainable now that Dak Prescott is out for the season — though Dalton, 32, would need to lead the Cowboys to a Super Bowl win to earn the full amount.

Here’s how Dalton’s incentives break down, all contingent on playing a percentage of the Cowboys’ offensive snaps, according to people with knowledge of the contract: Read from source….