Bengals Pounded by Chargers, 27-10, Fall in AFC Wild Card Round

Automated InsightsJanuary 5, 2014

Marvin Jones was a big receiving threat but could not reverse a difficult loss for the Bengals against the Chargers, 27-10 at home. With the loss, Cincinnati is eliminated from the playoffs.

Andy Dalton had a solid day going 29 for 51 with 334 yards passing, one touchdown, two picks and one fumble. Philip Rivers ended up going 12 of 16 with 128 yards passing, one touchdown and no interceptions for the Chargers.

Giovani Bernard rushed for 45 yards on 12 carries in addition to seven receptions for 73 yards with one fumble. Jones was a highlight, catching eight balls for 130 yards.

The Cincinnati defense managed to contain the passing game, but could not slow down the rushing attack, giving up 128 yards passing and 196 rushing. They got to Rivers once for a sack.

Chargers running back Ronnie Brown could not be contained, putting up 77 yards rushing and one touchdown. Tight end Ladarius Green was also solid with 34 receiving yards and one touchdown.


Chargers Passing Leaders
Grade Name Comp Att Yds TDs Int
C 75 P. Rivers 12 16 128 1 0


Bengals Passing Leaders
Grade Name Comp Att Yds TDs Int
C 74 A. Dalton 29 51 334 1 2


Chargers Rushing Leaders
Grade Name P Att Yds YdsA TDs
A 93 R. Brown RB 8 77 9.6 1
B 85 D. Woodhead RB 15 54 3.6 1
B- 81 R. Mathews RB 13 52 4.0 0


Bengals Rushing Leaders
Grade Name P Att Yds YdsA TDs
B 86 G. Bernard RB 12 45 3.8 0
C 76 B. Green-Elli RB 8 42 5.3 0
C 74 A. Dalton QB 5 26 5.2 0


Chargers Receiving Leaders
Grade Name P Rec Yds YdsA TDs
B+ 89 L. Green TE 3 34 11.3 1
C 77 E. Royal WR 1 33 33.0 0
C- 71 K. Allen WR 2 21 10.5 0


Bengals Receiving Leaders
Grade Name P Rec Yds YdsA TDs
A 96 M. Jones WR 8 130 16.3 0
B 86 G. Bernard RB 7 73 10.4 0
A+ 100 J. Gresham TE 7 64 9.1 1