Andy Dalton is confident over his future despite being released by the Cincinnati Bengals.
After selecting Joe Burrow with the top pick in the NFL Draft, the Bengals released Dalton on Thursday, ending his nine seasons in Cincinnati.
Dalton has been linked with the New England Patriots and Jacksonville Jaguars and the 32-year-old is upbeat about his future.
"I'm going to check out all my options and make the best decision for me and my family," he told the Bengals' website.
"It's going to work out."
The Bengals unsurprisingly took Burrow with the top pick in the draft last month after his stellar season with LSU.
Dalton said he always planned to congratulate Burrow, who threw 60 touchdown passes for LSU last season.
"I knew they were going to take Joe. Regardless whether I was on the team or not, I would have reached out," he said.
"He had a great college career and he went number one and I just wanted to give him my congratulations on him getting drafted where he did. And tell him he's going to a good team."