After falling short in the fourth quarter in their last games, the Bengals did something that was a trademark of the Bills — rallying from a double-digit deficit to win. Behind another solid performance from the defense and an offense that rediscovered the end zone in the second half, the Bengals are sitting at 2-2 after the first quarter of the season.
And now, here are the grades from Sunday:
RUN OFFENSE: B
When there was a semblance of commitment to it, they actually did well. Cedric Benson had five runs of eight yards or more, Brian Leonard had two carries for 21 yards on the game-winning drive (with the Bills playing pass) and Bernard Scott had four carries for 16 yards on the first-quarter drive that resulted in the first of three Mike Nugent field goals. All of that translated into a healthy 5.3 yards per carry average. With Bobbie Williams’ suspension now over, it will be interesting to see if the Bengals try running more to the right side since they went predominantly left ...