When Cincinnati Bengals running back Cedric Benson scored the team's first touchdown of the 2009 season to take a 7-6 lead over the Denver Broncos with 38 seconds to play, it appeared to be the perfect way to end a game that consisted of two struggling offenses. Instead, the Bengals were left watching Broncos wide receiver Brandon Stokley sprint down the sideline for an 87-yard touchdown pass. What makes this play even more frustrating for the Bengals is that the only reason Stokley caught the ball was a pass intended for wide receiver Brandon Marshall was deflected his way. Even though the Bengals lost 12-7 on Stokley's miraculous game-winning touchdown, the passing game was part of the reason why the team lost Sunday's game against the Broncos. Many analysts have selected the Bengals as ...
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