Bengals defense looking good, but Dre Kirkpatrick struggling

Nov 4, 2012; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick (27) before the game against the Denver Broncos at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Frank Victores-USA TODAY Sports


After fumbling at the goaline, the Bengals defense nearly got a second-consecutive three-and-out to open the game, buy Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant drew a pass-interference call on Dre Kirkpatrick, who had great coverage on the play, but didn’t turn around to look for the football.

The Bengals defense would still hold and eventually force a Dallas punt, and this looks like the defense that was the best in the NFL at the end of last season:




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