1:00 PM ET, December 19, 2010
Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati, OH
CINCINNATI -- Cedric Benson blinked back tears as he stood in front of his locker, still wearing his black No. 32 jersey. He couldn't stop them all.A lone teardrop slid down his right cheek, getting wiped away before it reached his tell-all smile.Benson ran the Bengals out of their record-matching slump on Sunday, picking up a season-high 150 yards and scoring a touchdown as the focal point of an offense that flattened the Cleveland Browns 19-17 on Sunday.
• The Bengals snapped a 10-game losing streak as Carson Palmer improved to 6-0 at home in his career against the Browns.
• Cleveland has lost four of its last six games.
• Browns quarterback Colt McCoy threw for 247 yads with two passing touchdowns, his first career multi-passing touchdown game.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
The Browns were flagged for not keeping their sideline clear during a kickoff return. Teams were reminded of the rule last week in response to a Jets assistant coach tripping a Dolphins player. ... CB Eric Wright hurt his left knee in the fourth quarter and had to be helped off the field. ... Bengals WR Jerome Simpson was active for only the fourth time this season and had two catches for 30 yards. Coming into the game, the second-round pick from 2008 had one career catch for 2 yards.
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||6.5||5.8|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||0-1||1-4|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||0||0|
|TD||12:15||Robert Royal 20 Yard Pass From Colt Mccoy (Phil Dawson Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 6 plays, 75 yds, 2:52
|TD||12:59||Cedric Benson 18 Yard Run (Clint Stitser Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 10 plays, 91 yds, 6:15
|FG||4:23||Clint Stitser 25 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 13 plays, 68 yds, 7:27
|FG||11:16||Clint Stitser 39 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 8 plays, 39 yds, 3:49
|FG||3:37||Clint Stitser 34 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 10 plays, 37 yds, 5:26
|FG||14:09||Phil Dawson 23 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 9 plays, 61 yds, 4:27
|FG||10:01||Clint Stitser 20 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 9 plays, 77 yds, 4:08
|TD||2:22||Brian Robiskie 46 Yard Pass From Colt Mccoy (Phil Dawson Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 5 plays, 88 yds, 1:53
Colt McCoy: 13-15, 177 yds, 2 TD, 155.4 passer rating when throwing from shotgun on Sunday. Posted a rating of 83.1 in shotgun formations entering Week 15.
ESPN Stats & Information