CJ Uzom had two touchdowns while Ja’Marr Chase upgraded his Rookie of the Year status to 201 yards, including an 82-yard interception to home when the Cincinnati Bengals pulled away in the second half to upset Lamar Jackson. and baltimore crows
Joe Burrow scored a record 416 yards, including 201 courtesy of Ja’Marr Chase as the Cincinnati Bengals sent a message to their opponents by beating Baltimore Ravens 41-17 to go 5-2.
Lamar Jackson was fired five times as he finished 15 of 31 passes for 257 yards and one touchdown along with his 88 rushing yards, the Ravens’ attack finished five of 16 on the third drop and one of four on the fourth drop, two of them on their results. In their own half of the field, Bengals made decisive touchdowns.
While pre-play greeted Jackson’s lightning-fast start to the campaign and Barrow’s connection to Chase, it was the tough defense that dictated the story early on, as both teams managed just 124 yards in the first quarter after four. antlers.
After each shot for a field goal, the respective players began to increase the headroom in the second quarter, and it was Burrow who struck first when he found Uzomah with a 55-yard shot before Devonta Freeman’s swift touchdown evened things out.
Jackson connected with Marquess “Hollywood” Brown for a 39-yard touchdown in the first move of the third quarter, to which the Bengals responded with a 32-yard score from Uzoma in the second half of the day, followed by a glimpse of Chase’s yards. post-catch explosive as he broke into an 82-yard landing to give visitors a 27-17 lead.
Cincinnati tightened his grip in the fourth game with a third consecutive touchdown drive thanks to Joe Mixon’s 21-yard run to punish the Ravens for failing to convert in the fourth minute in their own half. Three strikes in a row turned into four as Samazhe Perin slipped through a 46-yard touchdown tackle and a 41-17 lead to make the game harder.
It may not have been Chase, but it was a field-stretching bomb from Burrow that led to his first end-zone visit in the second quarter as Uzoma pulled a deep pass before slipping away from Marlon Humphrey for a 55-yard touchdown to punish Pernella McPhee for a rough passer penalty in the previous game.