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Best: Andy Dalton (+4.7)
Other good grades: Mohamed Sanu (+2.7), Andre Smith (+2.1), Kevin Zeitler (+1.6)
Worst: Jermaine Gresham (-2.5; +0.3 pass, -1.9 run block)
Other bad grades: BenJarvus Green-Ellis (-1.2), Orson Charles (-1.0; -1.4 run block)
Best: Adam Jones (+4.6; +1.6 run defense, +2.8 pass coverage)
Other good grades: Geno Atkins (+2.5), Nate Clements (+1.7), Manny Lawson (+1.3 on 12 snaps), Wallace Gilberry (+1.3), Carlos Dunlap (+1.3), Chris Crocker (+1.1)
Worst: Michael Johnson (-2.4; -2.2 pass rush)
Other bad grades: Robert Geathers (-2.0), Vontaze Burfict (-1.2; although +0.5 in pass coverage)
Other performances of note:
-The Rey watch: Rey Maualuga was docked -1.9 for penalties, but otherwise scored +1.1. He earned his first positive pass coverage grade (+1.4) of the season.
-In fact, no LB graded negatively in pass coverage: Burfict (+0.5), Lamur (+0.2), Lawson (+0.2), Rey (0), Skuta (0).
-In his first action this season, Pat Sims graded somewhat poorly against the run (-0.7) but well in pass rush (+0.8).
-In the first 15 defensive snaps of his career, Dre Kirkpatrick was solid in pass coverage (+0.2), less so in run defense (-0.5).
-The Taylor Mays watch: in 12 snaps, scored +0.6 in run defense, -0.9 in pass coverage
-Aside from Andre, run blocking on the edge was very poor - Gresham (-1.9), Charles (-1.4), Whitworth (-1.4).
-It's official: Trevor Robinson (+0.5) is better than Jeff Faine.
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