Cincinnati Bengals: Offensively Challanged in Week One

Posted: 14th September 2009 by Eric Ball in NFL
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Sunday's Cincinnati Bengals-Denver Broncos game was a cold, brutal example of the old saying, "It aint over, till the fat lady sings."
A brilliant drive by QB Carson Palmer put the Bengals up 7-6 with under 40 seconds left to play.
But then the football gods struck.
With 38 seconds to go, QB Kyle Orton threw a deep ball that was deflected into the air off of CB Leon Hall's hands and landed right into the gloves of WR Brandon Stokley. Then 87 yards later, the Broncos stole a victory in Cincinnati. The final: 12-7...a rusty steak knife right through the middle of every Bengals fans' heart.
Cincinnati’s Air Attack
The first pass of the game was an 18-yard bullet to Chris Henry. That was his only catch ...

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