Second-year quarterback Andy Dalton led the Cincinnati Bengals (2-1) into FedEx Field on Sunday to light up the scoreboard, and the Washington Redskins in a 38-31 victory in Landover, MD. Dalton completed 19 out of 27 attempts for 328 yards with three touchdowns and an interception.
But Dalton and his young Thundercats orchestrated a brilliant offensive performance that was at times breathtaking as they did what they wanted to do against the Redskins, convincingly.
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“We know Andy is unflappable,” said Bengals’ head coach Marvin Lewis. “He continues to show that week in and week out. He really settles and plays, and he may have a play that he wants back, but he lets it go. He moves on to the next one, and that’s it. He understands it’s one play at a time, and he has great personality and makeup that way.
“He has confidence now,” Lewis added. “He knows he can do this. There is nothing that happens out there that he can’t handle. He’s a great leader. He did every