Posted October 02, 2011 on AP on Fox
The kings of comebacks finally lost because they couldn't do something much easier - hold a late lead against a struggling team. Up by two touchdowns, the previously undefeated Bills came apart. Rookie Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton led his first NFL comeback, setting up Mike Nugent's 43-yard field goal as time ran out for a 23-20 victory Sunday in front of the smallest crowd in Paul Brown Stadium's history. This one stunned Buffalo (3-1), which had been the AFC's last perfect team. ''It's the worst way to lose it,'' said running back Fred Jackson, who had a 2-yard touchdown run. ''We had an opportunity to put away the game, but we didn't make the plays when we had to.'' The calls went against them, too. Leading 20-13 midway through the fourth quarter, the Bills had a chance to regain control. On a third-and-1 from their 47-yard line, Ryan Fitzpatrick threw a pass to Stevie Johnson that would have kept the drive going. T...
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