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

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


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