Texans-Bengals: Cincinatti Winning Streak Comes to Screeching Halt

Posted: 18th October 2009 by Russell Wight in NFL
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A strong running attack, aggressive defense, and late-game heroics by the offense have been qualities that earned the Bengals first place in the AFC North.á Unfortunately for Marvin Lewis and company, none of those were prevalent today.

The Bengals scored 10 points in the final 48 seconds of the first half.á After taking a 17-14 lead into the locker room at halftime, they completely imploded in the second half.

Cedric Benson had just 44 yards on 16 carries.á He only carried the ball four times in the second half.á Houston quarterback Matt Schaub completed 28 of 40 passes for 392 yards and four touchdowns.á A two-score deficit and Carson Palmer interception late in the game ensured that the "Cardiac Cats" would not be pulling off a win today.

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