The Bengals look to get back to their winning ways as they take on the Dolphins in a primetime matchup. We once again turn to the oracle, Tecmo Super Bowl, for a prediction on how the game will play out.
The Dolphins start with the ball deep in their own side of the field, but are able to complete a couple passes to move them down the field.
Devante Parker makes a clutch catch and Miami is moving the ball easily.
Then Bengals safety, Shawn Williams, steps in front of a Ryan Tannehill pass for the interception.
The Bengals pound the ball with Jeremy Hill a couple times for small chunks of yards.
Then A.J. Green gets wide open and Andy Dalton fires the ball to him.
The Bengals are on the board first with the touchdown catch by Green.
The Bengals defense then relentlessly attacks Tannehill and Carlos Dunlap brings him down for the sack.
The Dolphins are forced to punt the ball back to the Bengals.
The passing lanes are tight, and Dalton is having trouble finding open receivers.
One first down catch extends the drive.
But Dalton is intercepted on the next play. Miami has the ball with good field position.
At the end of the first, the Bengals lead 7 - 0.
Geno Atkins makes sure the Dolphins receivers have no time to get open as he records another sack for the Bengals.
Kenny Stills gets wide open though and Tannehill finds him easily.
Jarvis Landry finishes the drive with a touchdown catch.
The Bengals try and slow the game down a bit by feeding the ball to Jeremy Hill. He picks up a couple first downs.
Then Hill breaks one and is off to the races.
Touchdown Bengals. Jeremy Hill finds the end zone. That’s back to back LSU player touchdowns (though for opposing teams).
The Bengals defense continues to make life uncomfortable for the Dolphins. Carlos Dunlap records another sack.
Miami is forced to punt.
At the half, the Bengals hold a 14 - 7 lead.
Cincinnati starts the second half with the football and attacks through the air. First down!
Mario Williams attempts to end the drive by sacking Dalton.
The Bengals need to settle for a field goal attempt.
The Bengals defense works to keep the Dolphins from climbing back into this game. Adam Jones gets to the quarterback for the sack.
Kenny Stills seems to be the only part of the Miami offense that is working as he pulls in another long pass.
However, the drive fails and the Dolphins are forced to punt.
At the end of the third, the Bengals are holding on to a 10 point lead.
Now it becomes the Jeremy Hill show. The Bengals are attempting to eat up yards and run the clock by leaning on their ground game. First Down!
Another first down!
Mario Williams records another sack...
But Jeremy Hill still finds a way to the endzone on the next play.
The extra point is shanked. No Good.
Stills is rewarded for his tough play today with a garbage time touchdown as time expires.
The Bengals take this one at home by a final score of 23 - 14.