By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
According to our whatifsports.com simulation, the Cincinnati Bengals defeated the Cleveland Browns at Paul Brown Stadium. The Bengals won 24-21 over the Browns.
The Browns had 377 total yards in 31 minutes and 51 seconds in time of possession. The Bengals had 383 total yards in 28 minutes and nine seconds.
Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton went 12 of 18 for 213 yards.
Giovani Bernard had 16 carries for 92 yards and three touchdowns, while Jeremy Hill had 13 carries for 75 yards and Rex Burkhead had two carries for 13 yards. Dalton had three carries for -3 yards.
Bernard had four receptions for a 115 yards, while A.J. Green had two receptions for 40 yards. Tyler Eifert had two receptions for 22 yards and Brandon LaFell had a catch for 14 yards. Hill had two catches for 13 yards and C.J. Uzomah had a catch for nine yards.
Browns quarterback Cody Kessler went 21 of 26 for 326 yards with three touchdowns.
Duke Johnson Jr. had 16 carries for 35 yards, while Isaiah Crowell had 16 carries for 27 yards. Kessler had a carry for zero yards and George Atkinson III had two carries for -1 yard.
Ricardo Louis had five receptions for 124 yards and a touchdown, while Terrelle Pryor Sr. had five receptions for 80 yards and a touchdown. Gary Barnidge had three receptions for 37 yards and Andrew Hawkins had three receptions for 34 and Johnson Jr. had two receptions for 29 yards.
Crowell had a catch for 15 yards and Rashard Higgins added a catch for six yards. Randall Telfer had a catch for a yard.
Tracy Howard led the Browns with four tackles, while Briean Boddy-Calhoun had three tackles. Nate Orchard also had three tackles with a sack and Corey Lemonier also had three tackles.
Marquis Flowers and Karlos Dansby had four tackles each for the Bengals, and Dansby also had a sack. KelVarae Russell, Josh Shaw, Will Clarke, Shawn Williams, Brandon Thompson and Geno Atkins all had three tackles. Derron Smith also had a sack.
Bernard had three touchdowns for the Bengals, with two in the second half. He had a three-yard and seven-yard rushing touchdowns. Then, the Browns scored two touchdowns to end the game.
The Bengals led 10-7 at halftime. Bernard scored on an 11-yard run, before Mike Nugent scored on a 23-yard field goal with eight seconds left before the end of the second hakf.
Pryor Sr. caught a 13-yard touchdown reception from Kessler.