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The 8 top plays from the Bengals 37-34 win over the Buccaneers

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The Bengals were victorious on Sunday and are right behind the Steelers in the AFC North division race, which means it’s time to go through and vote for the Bengals’ best plays from the game. Your options are:


Shawn Williams’ interception: The play that essentially opened the floodgates in the first half, Williams was in the right place at the right time when Winston overthrew a covered Mike Evans. Thanks to a pressure from defensive end Sam Hubbard that lead to Winston rushing the throw, Williams secured an interception for the second week in a row.

Tyler Boyd’s nine-yard touchdown reception: Can Boyd produce when John Ross is out of the lineup? Apparently he can when he plays the Buccaneers. His fourth of nine receptions ended in his fifth touchdown of the season on a beautiful back-shoulder dart from quarterback Andy Dalton to give the Bengals more points in 20 minutes than they scored in 60 minutes against the Chiefs.

Sam Hubbard’s sack: Hubbard gets the credit for this on the traditional stat-sheet, but it was the work from both defensive end Carlos Dunlap and defensive tackle Geno Atkins that got Winston flustered in the pocket. Hubbard kept his eyes on the quarterback and claimed his second sack of his career.

Joe Mixon’s 43-yard run: The Buccaneers had no answer for either Boyd or Mixon in the first half, and Mixon’s longest run of the year featured the majority of his forced missed tackles from this season. The run got Mixon over 100 yards for the first time on the season, and also got the Bengals offense in scoring position, and the next play directly followed...

A.J. Green’s 17-yard touchdown reception: Boyd lead the team in receiving, but Green had the catch of the day. But no one should be shocked at how he did it: just a casual one-handed mid-air grab over the head of the defender while getting both feet in bounds. We take these for granted because we’re so numb to it, but it’s never to amazing to watch.

Jessie Bates’ 21-yard pick-six: The last throw Winston made ended up in the hands of Bates, who jumped the slot receiver’s post route without Winston ever seeing him. Bates’ instincts are truly advanced for him being just 22 years old, and the matchup against Winston proved to be one where Bates would thrive.

A.J. Green’s 11-yard reception for a first down: Dalton went to Green twice on the game-winning drive, and Green apparently injured his foot on the second one. After seamlessly releasing from the contact initiated by the defender three yards off the line of scrimmage, Green hauls in the contested catch to get the offense in field goal range with just 11 seconds to go.

Randy Bullock’s 44-yard game-winning field goal: On the very next play, Bullock knocks in his ninth field goal of the season as time expired to give the Bengals their fifth win of the year and negate the Buccaneers’ 18-point comeback attempt.


Poll

Which play gets your vote for the top play from the Bengals 37-34 win over the Buccaneers?

This poll is closed

  • 1%
    Shawn Williams’ interception
    (3 votes)
  • 2%
    Tyler Boyd’s nine-yard touchdown reception
    (5 votes)
  • 2%
    Sam Hubbard’s sack
    (5 votes)
  • 14%
    Joe Mixon’s 43-yard run
    (34 votes)
  • 7%
    A.J. Green’s 17-yard touchdown reception
    (17 votes)
  • 36%
    Jessie Bates 21-yard pick-six
    (83 votes)
  • 6%
    A.J. Green’s 11-yard reception for a first down
    (15 votes)
  • 28%
    Randy Bullock’s 44-yard game-winning field goal
    (66 votes)
228 votes total Vote Now