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Preseason Week 2: Bengals Play of the Game vs Lions

We run down some of the best Bengals plays in their 30-14 win over the Lions in Week 2 of the preseason. Cast your vote and sound off on your winner!

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As the Cincinnati Bengals rolled to a 30-14 victory over the Detroit Lions, big plays were part of the formula for success. We're putting a bow on preseason Week 2 as we look forward to the preseason Week 3 matchup against the Jaguars. So let's look at some of the best plays from the Bengals against the Lions last Thursday night.

Cast your vote and sound off on your winner for this week's Bengals Play of the Game!

Tyler Boyd's 26-yard reception: The Bengals were trailing 3-0 after Detroit's opening drive, but Cincinnati's starters responded nicely. With Brandon LaFell sidelined once again with a hand injury, Boyd had a larger role in the game. Andy Dalton scrambled to his right and found Boyd right before the sideline. He dove and made a great catch for 26 yards.

Jeremy Hill's 9-yard touchdown run: Cincinnati had an opportunity to cap off an outstanding opening drive, as they marched inside the Lions' 10-yard line. Hill had a catch and another nice 8-yard run on the drive, but he scored with authority to give the Bengals a 7-3 in the first quarter. There wasn't any of the celebrating we've been accustomed to, though.

Derron Smith's 60-yard pick-six: After a handful of possessions by both teams netting zero points, the Bengals' defense was ready to make a big play. Smith, a 2015 sixth round selection, stepped in front of a Dan Orlovsky pass in the flat and made a great grab while stumbling. He caught his balance and took it to the house, extending the Bengals' lead.

Tyler Boyd's 12-yard touchdown reception: AJ McCarron took over as quarterback and the Bengals were looking to pull away from the Lions right before halftime. The team went on a 12-play drive that was capped off by another good play from the rookie receiver. Boyd shook free from coverage and McCarron hit him to give the Bengals a 20-6 lead at the midway gun.

Floyd Raven's fourth quarter interception: There is quite a bit of crowding in the secondary as competition heats up, but Raven made a nice play to help his final roster bid. Lions backup quarterback, Jake Rudock, dropped back and sailed a pass to Jace Billingsley. Raven made a great read and stepped in front of the pass for an interception he returned for 26 yards. The play led to a 50-yard Mike Nugent field goal and a 23-6 lead at the time.