Miami 22, Cincinnati 14

Sunday, October 31, 2010 1:00 PM
WHEN: 1:00 PM EST, Sunday, October 31, 2010
WHERE: Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati, Ohio
TEMPERATURE: 54°
HEAD OFFICIAL: Terry McAulay
ATTENDANCE: 63179

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 Total
Miami 3 9 3 7 22
Cincinnati 7 7 0 0 14

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Miami 4-3 0-3 4-0 W1
Cincinnati 2-5 1-2 1-3 L4

Recap

Ricky Williams ran for a touchdown and Dan Carpenter kicked five field goals as the Miami Dolphins used a strong defensive effort to post a 22-14 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.

Chad Henne completed 24 of 37 for 217 yards and Ronnie Brown finished with 68 total yards for the Dolphins (4-3), who improved to 4-0 on the road.

Carson Palmer and Terrell Owens were in sync in the first half, connecting on a 7-yard touchdown pass in the opening quarter and a 37-yard score with 2:45 left in the first half to grab a 14-6 lead.

Cincinnati (2-5) allowed Miami to score twice before the half, with Carpenter connecting on a 24-yard field goal with 54 seconds left and a 54-yarder as time expired to make it 14-12.

Carpenter kicked another field goal in the third to give the Dolphins their first lead, 15-14. Williams rushed 18 yards to the goal line early in the fourth and then punched it in from the 1-yard line to scored the final touchdown with 11:15 left in the game.

The Bengals failed to generate much offense after the two early scores, going 3-and-out on five possessions between the second and third quarters.

Top Game Performances

Rushing
Miami   Cincinnati
Ronnie Brown Player Cedric Benson
16 Attempts 20
61 Yards 69
3.8 Avg Yards 3.4
0 Touchdowns 0
13 Long 13
Receiving
Miami   Cincinnati
Brandon Marshall Player Terrell Owens
5 Receptions 5
64 Yards 65
12.8 Avg Yards 13.0
0 Touchdowns 2
25 Long 37

Team Stats Summary

  Yards Scoring Defense
Team Tot Rus Pas TD FG INT Sacks FF
Miami 354 137 217 1 5 1 0.0 0
Cincinnati 262 106 156 2 0 1 0.0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Cincinnati will play their next game at home against Pittsburgh . The Bengals have a W/L % of .286 after a win and .286 after a loss.
  • Miami will play their next game on the road against Baltimore. The Dolphins have a W/L % of .571 after a win and .571 after a loss.
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