CINCINNATI (AP) — Joe Burrow tossed a late 2-yard landing cross to Hayden Hurst to seal a 27-15 win for the Cincinnati Bengals over Miami in a Thursday evening in a recreation marred by the horrific sight of Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa being taken off on a stretcher.
Tagovailoa was chased down and thrown to the turf by Cincinnati’s Josh Tupou with about six minutes left within the first half. He remained down for greater than seven minutes earlier than being taken to a hospital with reported head and neck accidents.
Vonn Bell’s interception of Miami backup quarterback Teddy Bridgewater — the protection’s second decide of the evening — with three minutes left within the recreation arrange the Bengals’ ultimate drive.
Evan McPherson kicked two fourth-quarter subject targets — together with a 57-yarder.
Burrow was 20 for 31 for 287 yards and two touchdowns because the Bengals received their second recreation in 5 days after dropping the primary of the season. Tee Higgins caught seven passes for 124 yards and a TD.
Bridgewater threw an incomplete cross on Miami’s ultimate drive to show the ball over on downs with 57 seconds left.
Tagovailoa was 8 for 14 for 110 yards and an interception earlier than his damage. Bridgewater completed 14 for 23 for 193 yards, a landing and an interception in aid.
Tyreek Hill paced the Dolphins with 10 catches for 160 yards.
At halftime, the Bengals added two gamers to their fledgling Ring of Honor at Paycor Stadium.
Isaac Curtis is thought to be one the staff’s all-time nice receivers. The four-time Professional-Bowler performed in Cincinnati in 1973-84 and nonetheless holds the Bengals file for common yards per reception (17.07).
Sort out Willie Anderson was thought-about top-of-the-line offensive linemen of his period. Anderson performed in 182 video games (common and postseason) for Cincinnati in 1996-2007 and went to the Professional Bowl 4 instances.
They be a part of final 12 months’s Ring of Honor inaugural class: staff founder/coach Paul Brown, quarterback Ken Anderson, deal with Anthony Munoz and cornerback Ken Riley.
Dolphins: CB Xavien Howard left within the second half after struggling a groin damage.
Bengals: TE Devin Asiasi left within the second half with an ankle damage.
Dolphins: At New York Jets on Sunday, Oct. 9.
Bengals: At Baltimore on Sunday, Oct. 9.