The Bengals have the tough task of heading to Dallas and playing America’s team in Jerry World. Cincinnati needs to show up and do well to keep their season heading in the right direction. Let’s look to Tecmo for a prediction of the Week 5 game.
The Bengals start with the football and Andy Dalton finds Jeremy Hill for a short pass that he takes a long way.
The drive stalls as Dalton overthrows A.J. Green in the endzone and the Bengals are forced to try a field goal.
Mike Nugent’s kick is good and the Bengals take an early 3-0 lead.
Dallas has little trouble moving the ball through the air.
Dez Bryant makes the catch and scores the first touchdown of the game.
Alex Erickson catches a little of his preseason fire and returns the kickoff to inside the 20. The Bengals are set with great field position.
But Andrew Gachkar brings Dalton down for the sack. The Bengals red zone struggles seem to continue.
At the end of the first quarter, the Bengals are losing 7-3.
Cincinnati breaks the trend and scores a touchdown on the Dalton to Green connection.
Then Karlos Dansby sacks Dak Prescott for a big loss.
The Cowboys attempt a field goal of their own.
Andy Dalton is sacked again as the Bengals try to answer.
Dalton rebounds to find Brandon LaFell for a long gain.
Then Jeremy Hill gets the Bengals ever closer to the goal line.
Finally Hill punches it in.
At the half the Bengals hold a 17 - 10 lead.
Dansby is having a nice game as he sacks Prescott again.
Dallas is forced to punt.
A.J. Green does what he is best at and makes the defense pay for blown coverage.
On the kick off, Dallas receiver Lance Dunbar is hurt.
Terrance Williams finds space and takes a long pass to the house for the score.
Cincinnati answers quickly back with a long score to LaFell.
But, Nugent misses the extra point.
Dallas easily moves the ball as the third quarter comes to an end.
The Bengals lead 30 - 17.
Dallas misfires as a pass falls incomplete.
Then George Iloka sacks Prescott.
However, Williams again gets wide open and the Cowboys climb back in this game.
The Bengals struggle and attempt another field goal.
Nugent drills it down the middle.
On the next drive Ezekiel Elliott fumbles and the ball is scooped up by Adam Jones.
Jones returns the loose ball all the way for the score!
Nugent misses his second extra point of the day.
Geno Atkins records a late game sack.
The Bengals go on the road and play well as they defeat the Cowboys 39 - 24 to get to a 3-2 record.