Posted December 03, 2012 on AP on Fox
There was Andy Dalton, diving for the end zone for the go-ahead touchdown. And there was Philip Rivers, losing a fumble on one drive and then throwing an interception in the end zone the last time he touched the ball. Dalton and the Cincinnati Bengals simply bided their time and waited for Rivers and the San Diego Chargers to cough up another fourth-quarter lead, because it always seems to happen, right? Dalton scrambled up the middle for a 6-yard touchdown with 4:11 left and the Bengals went on to win their fourth straight game, 20-13 over the punchless Chargers on Sunday. ''We kept overcoming adversity and we didn't flinch,'' coach Marvin Lewis said. ''We just went out there and went back to work. ... We weren't perfect. But we had to keep playing and make adjustments and keep coming.'' The Bengals (7-5) remained tied with Pittsburgh in the race for the AFC's second wild-card berth. The Steelers and Bengals are two games behind the ...
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