Bengals Down Cleveland 19-17 - Match Report
|Bengals Down Cleveland 19-17 - Match Report|
Cincinnati got a 150-yard performance from Cedric Benson as a key part of its 19-17 victory over the Browns on Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium.
The Bengals were a 1-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 41.5.
Carson Palmer completed 14 of 23 pass attempts for 209 yards and 0 TDs for the Bengals in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Peyton Hillis rushed for 59 yards for Cleveland. Colt McCoy threw for 243 yards for the Browns, while receivers Benjamin Watson and Brian Robiskie had 92 and 82 yards respectively.
Cleveland was outgained by Cincinnati 397-278 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-14 by the Bengals.
Cleveland lost the time of possession battle 38:03/21:57, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Cincinnati looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Chargers. The Browns will aim to get back on the winning track vs Baltimore.