The Cincinnati Bengals improved to 8-3-1 with a 14-13 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
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The Cincinnati Bengals survived a major upset bid from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as they held on for a 14-13 win. The Buccaneers had a 10-7 lead, but the Bengals took a 14-10 lead and never looked back.
The Bengals took sole possession with their win and the Baltimore Ravens losing as they improved their record to 8-3-1, and the Buccaneers fell to 2-10.
Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton had a forgettable game with 176 yards and a touchdown with three interceptions, but he also chipped in a rushing touchdown.
Wide receiver A.J. Green caught four passes for 57 yards and a touchdown. Running back Giovani Bernard rushed for 49 yards on 10 carries while Jeremy Hill added 40 yards on 13 carries.
For the Buccaneers, running back Doug Martin looked fully healthy as he rushed for 58 yards and a touchdown on 18 carries.
Quarterback Josh McCown threw for 160 yards and an interception on 15-of-29 passing. Running back Charles Sims and wide receiver Mike Evans each led the Buccaneers in receiving as they caught four passes for 49 yards.