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Cincinnati Tops Steelers 20-10 For First Win

Posted By Blake Bass On September 17, 2013 @ 8:50 AM In Legacy | No Comments

Bengals_Giovani_Bernard_2013 [1]During the first quarter it appeared as if the Bengals-Steelers rivalry was going to follow a usual pattern. Despite the Bengals being favored, the Steelers would gain momentum and end up winning in Paul Brown Stadium.

However that didn’t happen on Monday night. After a rocky opening and being tied at 10 at halftime, Cincinnati took control in the second half and defeated Pittsburgh 20-10 in front of a national audience.

It is the Bengals first win on Monday night since the 2007 opener against Baltimore and ends a three-game MNF losing streak. More importantly, it evens their record at 1-1 with another tough test on Sunday against Green Bay.

“It means a lot. Just coming out after that big loss we had the first week, then coming back on prime time TV with a win. It feels great,” said A.J. Green, who had six receptions for 41 yards.

Read more on Cincinnati.com [2].

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