FINAL: Bengals 27, Colts 10
That's all she wrote from Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati. No Andrew Luck at quarterback for the Colts, but Cincinnati played its starters for a few series. Hasselbeck led the Colts second-team offense down the field for a field goal, but Giovani Bernard and Co. responded with a touchdown on the ensuing drive.
Cincinnati kept the pressure on in the second quarter when Dalton threw a three yard touchdown pass to Marvin Jones. Defensively Margus Hunt and Dontay Moch put on a show, with the former even seeing time at defensive tackle and the latter making a serious case for the final roster.
The running back battle was close as well with Daniel Herron blasting off a few big runs, but rookie Rex Burkhead got into the end zone in the third quarter.
Game MVP goes to linebacker J.K. Schaffer, who tallied a sack and an interception to make a strong case for the final roster.
Cut day looms, but for now the young Bengals can bask in the victory.
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