5/22/13, 4:25 p.m. The backup derby for Andy Dalton officially began this week in the first week of OTAs and since we're talking about a No. 2 quarterback, the numbers don't necessarily compute. But since Dalton is just one of 11 NFL quarterbacks to start every game the past two seasons and the Bengals have the fourth-longest streak in the league with 64 consecutive starts by their No. 1 quarterback, the law of averages demands at some point the backup figures to play a prominent role.