1:00 PM ET, November 2, 2008
Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati, OH
CINCINNATI -- Inspired by what passes for motivation around these parts, the Cincinnati Bengals found their resolve and got a win.Finally. And barely.
• The Bengals picked up their first win of the season (1-8) and avoided moving into sole possession of the second-worst start in franchise history.
• Chad Ocho Cinco, who entered the game with two touchdown receptions this season, scored twice for his 11th career game with at least two scores.
• The loss was the Jaguars' second against the Bengals in the last 11 meetings between the teams.
• The Jaguars fell to 3-5, tying their loss total from all of last season.
-- ESPN research
K Josh Scobee, who broke his right hand a week earlier making a tackle, kicked field goals of 52 and 26 yards with a cast on his right arm. It was his fourth field goal of 50 yards or longer this season. ... Benson became the first Bengal to run for 100 yards this season. ... Johnson's two touchdown catches matched his total in the first eight games.
Team Stat Comparison
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||4.5||5.0|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|TD||02:28||Chad Johnson 2 Yd Pass From Ryan Fitzpatrick (Shayne Graham Kick)||0||7|
|TD||10:44||Chad Johnson 10 Yd Pass From Ryan Fitzpatrick (Shayne Graham Kick)||0||14|
|FG||03:03||Josh Scobee 52 Yd||3||14|
|TD||09:15||Cedric Benson 7 Yd Run (Shayne Graham Kick)||3||21|
|FG||13:27||Josh Scobee 26 Yd||6||21|
|TD||13:17||Montell Owens 18 Yd Fumble Return (Josh Scobee Kick)||13||21|
|TD||01:17||Maurice Jones-Drew 1 Yd Run (Two-Point Pass Conversion Failed)||19||21|