A.J. Green: After missing last week’s game with a hyperextended right knee, Green had three receptions for 110 yards, including a 51-yard grab on the Bengals final drive which led to Mike Nugent’s game-winning 26-yard field goal.
Geno Atkins: The defensive tackle came up with the big plays during the second half when they were needed. His hit on Colt McCoy during the fourth quarter led to a Reggie Nelson interception. Later in the third quarter he had a sack to stall a Browns drive.
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On third-and-8 with the ball on the Bengals 47 and a minute, eight seconds remaining, Dalton beat the blitz and oncoming pressure from Ahtyba Rubin with a high throw down the middle of the field. Green, who lined up outside, adjusted his route and went above Browns cornerback Joe Haden to snag it at the Cleveland 30 before being pushed out at the 2.
Offensive coordinator Jay Gruden said the play was designed that if they got Cover One, Green could release inside and try to ...