Cincinnati Bengals: Redeem Team Crashes the Party in Green Bay

Posted: 21st September 2009 by Eric Ball in NFL
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Going into the season most experts figured the Cincinnati Bengals would be 1-1. But I doubt anybody could have mapped out the path to 1-1 the Bengals took.
After last week’s heartbreaking loss to Denver, the Bengals came into Lambeau Field (having never won a game there) and dominated the (1-1) Green Bay Packers 31-24.
For most of the game it seemed as if the Bengals were their own worst enemy. Cincinnati had 13 penalties for 100 yards, lots of false starts and holding calls.
Carson Palmer (15-23 for 185 yards, three TDs, two INTs) looked shaky early. He threw a pick-six to CB Charles Woodson and set up another Packer TD with an ill-advised throw that landed in Woodson’s hands as well.
In the second quarter, Be ...

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