Dolphins 22 Bengals 20, OT
Video/explanation safety and Hartline catch
MIAMI GARDENS, FL - OCTOBER 31: Andy Dalton #14 of the Cincinnati Bengals is sacked during a game against the Miami Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium on October 31, 2013 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
*Just a brutal night and a brutal loss. Devastating in so many ways on so many levels
*Geno Atkins likely done for year with ACL injury
*Rally from down 17-3, take lead late, lose in OT...on walk-off sack/safety?
*Was that a World Series game?
*Nugent hit 54-yarder for lead with 1:24 left regulation
*Dolphins tied game :12 left regulation with 44 yard FG
*Dalton was sacked in end zone on 2nd possession OT to end game with 6:38 left
*3rd time NFL history OT ends on a safety
*Bengals passed up 57 yarder in OT at Miami 39 yard line..short pass incomplete 2nd & 8 Sanu, short pass incomplete 3rd & 8 Green, punted.
*Still don't get play calling:
-End half...1st and 10 own 15 with :45...pass 10 yds, pass 10 yds, Dalton INT led to MIA FG
-OT, 2nd possession, started on own 8, passed 3 straight times, including sack/safety.
*Bengals now -7 on road in turnovers
*The Bengals team of the final 8 games will bear little resemblance to the Bengals team of the first 8 games. Brutal injuries.
*Cameron Wake was best player on the field. Beat Andre Smith, strip Dalton, FR..beat Zeitler for safety.
*Allowed 9 plays, 50 yards to tie with FG with :11 left regulation...drive started with 2nd & 17 after MJ/Gilberry sack
*Tannehill huge 21-yard throw Hartline :37 (feet in?) ..what a drive for FG tie :11
*3rd down excellent..3 of 14...got stop opening drive OT
*Newman 38 yard PI 2nd drive OT, saved TD, D came up with stop 2nd OT drive
*Big 3 & out 1st possession 3rd QT, after back to back long drives by Bengals
*227 yards allowed 1st half/22-142 on ground (most '02-NFL Network)
*Allowed 30 rushes for 157 (5.2) for game
*Sacks: Geno, Michael J, Gilberry
*Carlos Dinlap stripped Lamar Miller, big hustle!, Adam Jones picks up
*Charles Clay drilled/ran over Dre
*11 plays/93 yards TD 7-3 Miami
*Geno left on cart and I felt ill
*Drops: Green and Sanu dropped two passes each, combined six drops last two weeks. (ProFootballFocus)
*Gio left with rib injury, unavailable late/OT
*Dalton 300+ yards 4th game row (338)
*Dalton sacked 5 times, 3 INT, pick 6, 0 TD, career high 53 passes, QB rating 55.4
*Dalton 5 INT in two games vs Dolphins/Kevin Coyle
*AJ career high 11 catches, 4 straight 100+ yard games
*Rushed 35 for 163 (4.7)......465 total yards offense
*Big on 3rd down....10 of 20
*Sanu has got to hang on...INT...5:30 left in game
*Gio with a Barry Sanders run of the year for TD..(35 yds) You will have to see to believe. How many yards did he actually cover? 17-17.
*Start 2nd H: 15 plays/73 yards-Pick 6, 12 plays 80 yards TD
*What a Gio drive/capped by TD, 17-10
*14 TD drives 80+ yards
*Dalton threw behind Jones, redzone 92-yard Pick 6, 17-3...drive
*OL under blitz attack by Coyle
*3rd down completions to AJ 17, 19, 18, 21 yards, Sanu 21, 16 yards, Marvin 26.
*Dalton 3rd down passing: 10-15-173
*14 play/63 yards...Dalton 3rd down sack, FG 3-0....had been 15-21 in redzone
*Gresham penalty/hold wipes out 50 yd TD/reduces to 16 yard gain...14 point swing
*Nugent 54 yards 20-17
*Huber 50 yard punt, fair catch 8 yard line.
*Huber punt to 7 yard line...16th inside 20
*Adam Jones let's punt bounce 32, roll to 14.
MIAMI GARDENS, FL - OCTOBER 31: The Miami Dolphins celebrate winning a game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Sun Life Stadium on October 31, 2013 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)