Bengals coach Marvin Lewis has never wavered in his support for quarterback Andy Dalton. The same goes for Lewis' faith in kicker Mike Nugent.
The two players delivered on their coach's trust by helping secure a 27-24 overtime victory over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.
Dalton overcame the criticism that followed during a two-game touchdown drought by throwing for three scores and 337 yards - both season bests.
''As long as he doesn't worry about what everybody says about him, he's fine,'' Lewis said. ''I don't want him listening to you guys (reporters).
As for Nugent, he bounced back from missing a 34-yard field goal attempt wide right in the third quarter, to get the win by hitting a 43-yarder with 6:64 remaining in the extra period.
''Mike's miss today is not characteristic of him,'' Lewis added. ''I was very confident in Mike kicking the ball.''
The Bengals (4-2) improved to 1-2 on the road while opening a stretch of playing four of five away from Cincinnati.
The Bills (2-4...