Cincinnati Bengals running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis (42) runs the ball while defended by Jacksonville Jaguars outside linebacker Russell Allen (50) and middle linebacker Paul Posluszny (51) during the first quarter at Everbank Field. Credit: Jake Roth-US PRESSWIRE
Mark Long, AP Sports Writer
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Andy Dalton threw two touchdowns passes and ran for a score, and the Cincinnati Bengals beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 27-10 Sunday for their third consecutive win.
Dalton and A.J. Green burned Jacksonville several times, including once to set up a second-quarter touchdown and again for a fourth-quarter score.
The Bengals (3-1) finished with six sacks, putting constant pressure on Blaine Gabbert and overcoming all those defensive injuries. Cincinnati played without starting cornerbacks Nate Clemens and Leon Hall as well as backups Jason Allen and Dre Kirkpatrick.
The Jaguars (1-3) failed to take advantage.
Gabbert completed 23 of 34 passes for 186 yards, with a touchdown and an interception. He was clearly outplayed by Dalton, who completed 20 of 31 passes for 244 yards.
Dalton, Green (six catches for 117 yards) and the defense spoiled what was supposed to be a celebration for the Jaguars, who inducted Fred Taylor into the team's ring of honor.
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