Bengals vs Browns Final: 23-20 - Recap
|Bengals vs Browns Final: 23-20 - Recap|
Cleveland was unable to contain Cedric Benson on Sunday and the result was a 23-20 Week 12 loss against the Bengals.
Cincinnati did not, however, defeat the Browns against the spread, which closed at 6.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 38.5.
Andy Dalton completed 21 of 31 pass attempts for 270 yards and 1 TD for the Bengals in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Peyton Hillis rushed for 65 yards for Cleveland, while Colt McCoy added 38 yards. Colt McCoy threw for 151 yards for the Browns, while receivers Jordan Norwood and Greg Little had 69 and 57 yards respectively.
Cincinnati outgained Cleveland 389-274 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 18-17 by the Bengals.
Cleveland lost the time of possession battle 31:34/28:26, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Cincinnati looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Steelers. The Browns will aim to get back on the winning track vs Baltimore.