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The best game of Andy Dalton's career saved the Cincinnati Bengals' season, ended their four-game losing streak and provided a chance to get back into playoff contention with a strong closing run.
Things aren't so upbeat for the defending Super Bowl champions. Sure, the New York Giants are still in first place, but their trend is definitely down.
Dalton threw a career-high four touchdown passes - each to a different receiver - for a 31-13 victory Sunday that left the Bengals revived and the Giants reeling.
The Bengals (4-5) knew they had to win the game to have any realistic chance of making it to the playoffs.
Now, they get to play Kansas City and Oakland the next two weeks with an opportunity to get back over .500.
The odds are still against them, but the win over New York (6-3) kept them in it for at least a little while longer.
''To beat the defending Super Bowl champs is a big deal,'' said Andrew Hawkins, who had the second of the Bengals' ...
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Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton took advantage of everything the Giants gave him Sunday, throwing for four touchdowns and 199 yards.Fantasy Spin:Dalton found A.J. Green on a blown coverage for a 56-yard touchdown early and then took advantage of several short following New York turnovers. The sophomore Dalton has been an underrated fantasy signal caller this season, throwing for...
CINCINNATI - Just in time.
Among the highlight items of a wild NFL Sunday is the Bengals 31-13 win over the Giants, one that the Bengals would have celebrated like crazy had it come against the defending Super Bowl champs or some pee-wee team from down the street.
Winning is the greatest deodorant, and you can guess what was needed in that Bengals locker room.
The Bengals are...
Yes, Ventrell Jenkins had a short offseason stint with the Cincinnati Bengals in 2009. Yes, Jenkins was arrested last week for beating his fiancee. Yes, Jenkins was unfazed when cops blasted him with a Taser multiple times.
Jenkins, a former Kentucky Wildcat, is on the Montreal Alouettes roster but hasn’t played since suffering a knee injury in September. Back home in South Carolina...
A.J. Green was right. The defending Super Bowl champions have a lot of holes, and not just on their defense.
Andy Dalton threw a career-high four touchdown passes - each to a different receiver - and the Cincinnati Bengals ended their four-game losing streak by beating the reeling New York Giants 31-13 on Sunday.
The Bengals (4-5) took advantage of a fumble and Eli Manning'...
In an interview with Sirius XM NFL Radio’s Adam Schein and Rich Gannon, star wide receiver AJ Green lamented on their current record and missed opportunities versus previous opponents. After asked by Gannon on his thoughts about playing a team that has struggled on defense like the Kansas City Chiefs next week, Green had this to say:
“Like I said we can’t go into any game...
From the Cincinnati Bengals media relations department;
Cincinnati Bengals QB Andy Dalton today was named the AFC Offensive Player of the Week by the NFL.
Dalton completed 21 of 30 passes for 199 yards, four TDs and 0 INTs (127.6 passer rating) in the Bengals 31-13 win vs. the N.Y. Giants on Sunday. It was the first game of his career with four TD passes.
Daltons scoring passes went...
Bengals wide receiver Armon Binns is a healthy scratch in Week 10.Fantasy Spin:It appears he has lost the starting spot to Mohamed Sanu and Brandon Tate.
Time to give credit where it’s due. I’ve been tough on the Bengals this year. Brutal. But here they were with their backs against the wall and they responded with an improbable 31-13 dismantling of the defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants in Cincinnati on Sunday.
The Bengals dominated this game from start to finish. They had some luck go their way – every bounce was...
The New York Giants blew a fourth-quarter lead last week as their four-game winning streak came to an end. With a recent history of struggling through the second half of the season, they hope a matchup with the sliding Cincinnati Bengals proves to be just what they need.
The Giants look to get back on track before their bye week as they try to extend the Bengals' losing streak...
Cincinnati at Kansas City Sunday, 1:00 p.m. ET, at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City - TV: CBS; DirecTV: 710 *TV announcers: Marv Albert, Rich Gannon *Keys to the game: Andy Dalton didn't play safe in his four-touchdown effort Week 10 against the Giants, which is exactly what offensive coordinator Jay Gruden wants to see for Cincinnati to dig out of its 3-5 start. The Chiefs...