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Bengals offense finally responds with touchdown

The Packers scored 30 unanswered points before the Bengals finally responded.

Pat Lovell-USA TODAY Sports

Hopefully it's not too little too late.

The Bengals offense are making strides to wipe out the memory of a disastrous first half. After the Packers took a 23-14 lead early in the third quarter, the offense put together a 38-yard possession on eight plays. Though it ended in a punt, it was progressive in that it was neither a turnover or a three and out.

Now the Packers lead 30-14 when the Bengals opened at their own 35-yard line with 5:19 remaining in the third quarter. Following an eight-yard reception by A.J. Green and a 17-yard run by Giovani Bernard, Andy Dalton takes the snap and leads Green (beating Sam Shields by a few steps) down the right sidelines for the 20-yard touchdown.

The Bengals finally respond after the Packers scored 30 unanswered points, reducing the Packers lead to nine points -- not sure why they didn't try the two point conversion. Mike Nugent kicked the football out of bounds, giving Green Bay the ball at their own 40-yard line. Three plays into the drive, Terence Newman intercepted the football, returning it nine yards to the Packers 46-yard line.

Unfortunately the Bengals possession stalls and Mike Nugent pushes a 52-yard attempt wide left.