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Andy Dalton completed 19 of 27 passes for 328 yards and three touchdowns Sunday to lead the Cincinnati Bengals to a 38-31 win over Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins.
The Bengals blew a 24-7 first-half lead, but two touchdown passes by Dalton in the fourth quarter made the difference.
A 6-yard throw to tight end Jermaine Gresham broke a 24-24 tie, then Dalton hit Andrew Hawkins for a 59-yard score to give the Bengals a two-touchdown cushion with 7:08 left to play.
Griffin's 2-yard run cut the lead to 38-31 with 3:35 remaining, but he threw incomplete on a third-and-50 on the game's last play.
Cincinnati's A.J. Green caught nine passes for a career-high 183 yards.
The Bengals improved to 2-1. The Redskins fell to 1-2.
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Mohamed Sanu, a former high school quarterback, showcased his throwing abilities on Sunday against the Redskins. On the first play of the game, Sanu lined up in the backfield, faked a run to BenJarvis Green-Ellis, and hit A.J. Green with an absolute perfect pass.On the ensuing possession for the Bengals, Andy Dalton threw a pick 6.Video The Big Lead
Rookie receiver Mohamed Sanu lined up in the shotgun, took the snap and threw a 73-yard touchdown pass on the Bengals' first play from scrimmage. It was the start of an uncharacteristically wide-open day for the buttoned-down team.
The Bengals also had running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis take a direct snap in a wildcat formation and run for a touchdown. They even tried a fake...
Here goes with the stuff I noticed this week. I think the first point is very salient, it shows how important film review is important for any coordinator – both in terms of reviewing opponents tendencies and understanding your own. Last week, Ray Horton claimed that he knew what the Patriots would do because they [...]
The Bengals came out firing from the get-go in Washington to get things going for their young offensive squad.
The first play of the game as setup in a wildcat with receiver Mohamed Sanu under center. He took the snap and bombed it downfield to AJ Green who had beat Safety DeJon Gomes and cornerback DeAngelo Hall for the opening touchdown.
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Despite pulling out their first win last weekend, the Cincinnati Bengals know they need to be better defensively going forward.
Having lost two key defensive starters during their Week 2 defeat, the Washington Redskins also appear to have a tough challenge ahead of them.
In what could be a high-scoring affair, the Bengals and Redskins square off Sunday as Robert Griffin III makes...
Bengals receiver A.J. Green caught a 71-yard touchdown pass on the first play from scrimmage Sunday against Washington but he didn't slack off the rest of the day. The superstar finished with nine catches for 183 yards and a score.Fantasy Spin:Green was targeted plenty in the first two weeks but he only averaged 10.7 yards per catch on 12 receptions. Sunday balanced things out...
The Cincinnati Bengals went into their bag of tricks today to pull out a memorable Wildcat touchdown using rookie wide receiver Mohamed Sanu.
In the first quarter of their game against the Washington Redskins, Sanu connected with teammate A.J. Green on this 74-yard touchdown:
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DOH! So close. Bengals 38, Redskins 34.1. Cincinnati threw the winning touchdown on the first play from scrimmage on a trick play. With QB Andy Dalton lined up on the line and WR Mohamed Sanu lined up in the Wildcat, Washington somehow, mysteriously, inexcusably lost tract of AJ Green. Green met up with Sanu's deep pass about 60 yards downfield and ran unhindered across the...
Today's game was sponsored by the Law Firm of BenJarvus Green-Ellis: "Thank you for missing those tackles."The Bengals' Hero:The 'wildcat formation'.More specifically, wide receiver Mohamed Sanu, who took the very first snap of the game with quarterback Andy Dalton lined up wide (in Sanu's typical spot).Sanu dropped back and then threw a javelin down...
LANDOVER, Md. -- The Cincinnati Bengals ruined Washington's home opener Sunday, scoring on the first snap on a 73-yard touchdown on a wide-receiver option and then fending off a Redskins comeback to win 38-31. Rookie quarterback Robert Griffin rallied the Redskins from a 24-10 deficit, leading drives of 80 and 86 yards to start the second half, but Bengals second-year quarterback...
Fail to the Redskins! Here are my five keys to a Cincy win in the Capitol this Sunday:
1. Score Early/Get Ahead: The Bengals are on the road for the Redskins home opener. FedEx field is huge, and usually sold out. They will be loud and rocking as they get their highly-anticipated first look at RGIII. The Bengals would do well to get up on the skins by a touchdown...
If you’re one of those people that think that football games are won and lost by the defense then you should NOT watch this game because it couldn’t be farther from the truth. Let’s be honest here. The Bengals’ D sucks…the Redskins’ D sucks…Carson Palmer sucks but that’s neither her nor there. The truth is that this game game is all about offense. I know...