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Bengals take 6-0 lead on Mike Nugent 22-yarder

The Bengals received a big boost and awesome field position on Adam Jones' 45-yard punt return. They weren't able to capitalize with a touchdown and lost one of their weapons in the process.

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One of the more exciting punt returners in the NFL, Adam Jones returned a first quarter punt 45 yards to the Ravens 29-yard line with over four minutes remaining. It was typical of Jones. Go this way, then that way, and then make the decision and go. Jones found a lane down the right sidelines before he was knocked out of bounds.

Cincinnati picked up a first down after Tyler Eifert hauled in a 14-yard reception to the Ravens nine-yard line with 3:41 remaining in the first. It was costly as Eifert appears to have dislocated his right elbow. According to the team, his return his doubtful... most likely we won't see him for a while.

Cincinnati was unable to capitalize any further after the Bengals attempted to run on three consecutive runs from inside the nine-yard line. Mike Nugent converted the 22-yard field goal to give Cincinnati a 6-0 lead.