With History Looming, Winning is all A.J. Green wants

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Oct 6, 2013; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green (18) is tackled by New England Patriots cornerback Aqib Talib (31) at Paul Brown Stadium. Cincinnati defeated New England 13-6. Mandatory Credit: Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

 

Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green set a franchise record Sunday with his fifth consecutive 100-yard game. His eight receptions for 151 yards  and a score against the Baltimore Ravens gave him 65 receptions for 1,013 yards and six touchdowns for the season.

The highlight of his day was the 51-yard hail mary reception he made to send the game into overtime, but even he admitted that was more luck than skill:

“Luck,” Green said. “All luck. I was in the right spot at the right time; we talk about that a lot. And I was just looking for someone to tap the ball so I could catch it. I stood off to the side and watched. I was thinking about coming back closer to the ball, but I stayed right where I was and the ball found me. It would have been a great play had we won.”

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