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Throwback: Bengals defeat Oilers in 1990 AFC Wild Card Game

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Cincinnati Bengals defeated the Houston Oilers in the 1990 AFC Wild Card Game on January 6th, 1991. The Bengals won 41-14 over the Oilers.

Bengals quarterback Boomer Esiason went 14 of 20 for 150 yards. He had thrown two touchdown passes.

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Esiason had five carries for 57 yards and a touchdown. Eddie Brown had two receptions for 14 yards.

Oilers quarterback Cody Carlson went 16 of 33 for 165 yards. He had two touchdown passes and an interception.

Allen Pinkett had five carries for 43 yards. Ernest Givins had six receptions for 60 yards and two touchdowns.

The Bengals outscored the Oilers 21-14 in the second half. Eric Ball scored on a three-yard rushing touchdown.

Esiason scored on a 10-yard rushing touchdown. Esiason hit Eric Kattus for a nine-yard touchdown reception.

Oilers’ Carlson hit Givins for two second-half touchdowns.

Cincinnati led 20-0 at halftime. Ickey Woods scored on a one-yard rushing touchdown.

Esiason hit Harold Green for a two-yard touchdown reception. Jim Breech also made two field goals.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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