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A.J. Green and Andy Dalton answered their critics on Thursday with the TD we've all been waiting for.
Dalton silenced questions about his arm strength by letting it fly on a number of occasions on Thursday night. However, the real concern was his accuracy on the deep ball.
He struggled in the early going, missing targets long and short, but his placement evened out in the second quarter.
The highlight came on a 50-yard TD bomb that dropped into Green's hands after the Pro Bowl WR beat Asante Samuel with a stutter step.
Both Dalton and Green seemed rusty in Week 1, but just one week later things seem to be clicking into place for the Pro Bowl duo.
Dalton made some savvy plays in the early going, further cementing him as one of the best young decision-makers in the league.
Dalton finished the night 8-of-14 for 125 yards and one TD.
It's also worth noting that while A.J. Green will make the highlight reels, rookie WR Mo Sanu quietly made a case for playing time with a classy 12-yard TD grab courtesy of a great pass from Bruce Gradkowski.