Bengals QB turns to Twitter to help find luggage — and it works


Maybe the 2016 season is the year Andy Dalton finally wins a playoff game for the Cincinnati Bengals.

Luck has certainly been on his side so far this year.

The Bengals quarterback lost his luggage in Dallas on Wednesday when the bags went flying out of the bed of his truck — prompting #bagsearch2016.

Dalton even said he’d offer an reward to the person who found the bags.

A guy named Robert Lancaster came to the rescue.

Dalton and his wife, JJ, were reunited with the two suitcases, and #bagsearch2016 was officially over.

Perhaps next January, the Bengals’ playoff drought will be over, too.



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