The Bengals went into the first half with a 14-0 lead over Jaguar on Thursday night, but the result could have been worse.
back Logan Wilson Stuffed Jaguar Quarterback Trevor Lawrence A short yard from the end zone in the fourth quarter just before the end of the second quarter to keep deficits under control for Cincinnati. A quick drop to start the third quarter puts them right back in the game and they’ll go on to score all four times they got the ball in the second half, including the game-winning field goal as time runs out.
This final drive was done without backing off Joe Mixon He saw the Bengals beat two penalties on their way to the winning kick. After the match, quarterback Joe Borough He said that overcoming all those obstacles showed a lot about the team.
“Yes, that’s football,” Borough said. “This is the NFL – it’s not going to be perfect. You’re going to have to find ways to win when it’s all against you with your back against the wall, and that’s what we did today. I’m proud of the way we fought.”
The win leaves the Bengals 3-1, which is more games they won in 2019 and one game away from their total wins last season. It looks inevitable that they will end up with a better record than 2020, and their work over the first four weeks gives hope that their first winning season since 2015 may be at hand.
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