Trailing 7-3, the Bengals get the ball on their own 25 yard line and then march 75 yards and get an Andy Dalton touchdown pass. The big plays on the drive are a 48 yard run from Cedric Peerman on fourth and one and a defensive pass interference call on Dwight Lowery, giving the Bengals a first and goal at the one. Dalton completes a pass to Chris Pressley for the touchdown, putting the Bengals up 10-7. Cincinnati’s defense is able to force Jacksonville to punt, giving the offense the ball once again. Dalton marches the offense 60 yards on six plays and runs the ball into the end zone for a one yard touchdown, putting his team up 17-7. The big play on the drive is a 42 yard completion to A.J. Green down to the one yard line. Once again the defense forces a punt and the offense kneels on the ball to end the first half.
Leading 17-7, the Bengals receive the second half kick-off and get down to the Jaguars one yard line. Andy Dalton completes four passes to A.J. Green for a total of 57 yards. On third and goal from the one, BenJarvus Green-Ellis fumbles the ball and Jacksonville recovers in the end zone for a touchback. The Jaguars go on a thirteen play drive and get a Josh Scobee field goal to pull within a touchdown, 17-10. It is the last time the Jaguars would score.
Cincinnati scores 10 points in the fourth quarter and wins the game by the score of 27-10. The last two scores are an 18 yard touchdown from Dalton to Green and a 35 yard field goal by Mike Nugent. On offense A.J. Green ended the game with six catches, 117 yards and one touchdown, and on defense Geno Atkins had two of the team’s six sacks while holding the Jaguars to 255 total yards. The Bengals are 3-1 and heading home to play Miami Dolphins who are 1-3.