PASS OFFENSE (C-)
Other than the first drive and the touchdown drive, there really wasn’t much else to say. A.J. Green had a solid game (6 catches, 87 yards, TD) and Jermaine Gresham made two nice catches but when your others receivers account for only reception and its tee off time on Andy Dalton in the third quarter, its not a good day. Andrew Whitworth had his worst game since taking over the left tackle job in ’09 including two penalties on passing downs. Green’s false start penalty to wipe out the Gresham touchdown was the beginning of Murphy’s Law.
RUN OFFENSE (B-)
Something that easily gets lost in a 28 point loss is there were some decent runs in the first half. Cedric Benson had a 14-yard gain in the second quarter and averaged 4.0 yards per carry. A.J. Green also had a nice run on a reverse and Bernard Scott had a 19-yard run up the middle in garbage time. A Kyle Cook holding penalty on a Benson run stalled a drive. Andre Smith was doing well in run blocking (he ha...