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

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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
C75P. Rivers121612810

Bengals Passing Leaders
C74A. Dalton295133412

Chargers Rushing Leaders
A93R. BrownRB8779.61
B85D. WoodheadRB15543.61
B-81R. MathewsRB13524.00

Bengals Rushing Leaders
B86G. BernardRB12453.80
C76B. Green-ElliRB8425.30
C74A. DaltonQB5265.20

Chargers Receiving Leaders
B+89L. GreenTE33411.31
C77E. RoyalWR13333.00
C-71K. AllenWR22110.50

Bengals Receiving Leaders
A96M. JonesWR813016.30
B86G. BernardRB77310.40
A+100J. GreshamTE7649.11

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