Minnesota vs Cincinnati Recap - Bengals Win 42-14
|Minnesota vs Cincinnati Recap - Bengals Win 42-14|
Andy Dalton passed for 4 TDs and 366 yards in leading the Bengals past Minnesota on Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium.
Cincinnati won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 48.5.
BenJarvus Green-Ellis rushed for 24 yards, while Giovani Bernard added 20 yards in the win. A.J. Green and Marvin Jones added 97 and 85 receiving yards respectively.
Cordarrelle Patterson rushed for 54 yards for Minnesota, while Adrian Peterson added 45 yards. Matt Cassel threw for 114 yards for the Vikings, while receivers Jarius Wright and Greg Jennings had 36 and 27 yards respectively.
Minnesota lost the offensive yardage battle to Cincinnati 429-209 yards in Sunday's game. Cincinnati had more first downs as that total ended up 24-10.
The time of possession battle favored Cincinnati as their offense was on the field for 39:32, longer than the 20:28 of their opponents.
Cincinnati heads into a Week 17 battle against the Ravens. Minnesota, meanwhile, will have their next action against Detroit.