Originally posted on Cincinnati Bengals Blog  |  Last updated 10/30/11
With all the talk about struggling after the bye and being on the West Coast, the Bengals had a solid half of football. They scored on their opening drive and had periods where they moved the ball consistently on the Seahawks. Even with the loud crowd here, the Bengals had 18 passes to 13 runs as Andy Dalton threw two touchdown passes. Defensively, the Bengals have three sacks on the duo of Charlie Whitehurst and Tarvaris Jackson and have held the Seahawks to 0.9 yards per rushing attempt. FIRST QUARTER Impact player: Adam Jones had a 63 yard punt return to set up the Bengals first touchdown, a 14-yard strike from Andy Dalton to Jerome Simpson off play action to give them a 10-0 lead. On the return though Jones injured his left hamstring and did not return. Key number: 3.8 – Average yards per carry by Scott in the quarter. Highlights: Dalton was 6 of 6 for 49 yards while Bernard Scott had 30 yards on eight carries. … Bengals took the opening kickoff and went 58 yards in 12 plays, cu...
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