Crosby hits 49-yarder after 3 misses, Packers top Bengals
CINCINNATI (AP) - Mason Crosby hit a 49-yard field goal in overtime after missing three straight attempts as the Green Bay Packers beat the Cincinnati Bengals 25-22.
The typically reliable Crosby missed potential winners with 2:12 and then 3 seconds left in regulation and missed another attempt in overtime before finally winning it.
Heading into the game he was 44 of 46 on field goal attempts since the start of the 2019 season.
The Bengals’ Evan McPherson also missed shots that could have won the game with 26 seconds left in regulation and again in overtime.
Next week, the now 4-1 Packers will take on the Bears in Chicago.
Meanwhile, the Bengals - who are now 3-2 - will travel to Michigan for a matchup with the still winless Detroit Lions.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - The Green Bay Packers are taking on the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday afternoon in Ohio.
The Bengals’ drive to begin overtime lasted one play before Burrow was intercepted by Campbell.
Once Green Bay took over, they started with a rush up the middle for a loss of one yard.
The second play was a loss of four yards.
Crosby missed another field goal from 40 yards out, giving the Bengals another possession.
The Bengals’ drive started at their own 30 yard line.
They were able to travel to Packers territory, and attempted a 49-yard field goal, but was unsuccessful.
The Packers took over, and eventually reached the Bengals’ 42-yard line. They then took a timeout with 2:33 left in the game.
In a 3rd and 16 situation, Rodgers connected with Cobb, but are just shy of the first down.
Rodgers and company stayed on the field for the 4th and inches, however Crosby soon returned to the field for a 49-yard field goal.
He was successful, making the final score 25-22.
Rodgers and company took the field, and he connected with Adams for aa 20 yard completion, putting the Packers in field goal range.
Crosby attempted 51-yard field goal, but was unsuccessful, causing the game to go into overtime.
Crosby called tails and lost the coin toss. Bengals will get the ball to start overtime.
The Bengals took over on their own 26-yard line with 2:11 left in the game after Crosby missed a field goal.
Their drive started with a short pass from Burrow to Boyd for a 9 yard gain just as the 2 minute warning hit.
The Bengals attempted a 57-yard field goal with 26 seconds left, and were unsuccessful.
The Bengals’ kicked 65 yards late in the 4th quarter to Green Bay’s end zone for a touchback.
On the first play of the drive, Aaron Jones ran for 57 yards to the Cincinnati 18 yard line.
On 3rd and 10, Rodgers threw a deep pass to Adams that fell incomplete. Rodgers was also knocked down on the play.
That caused Crosby to attempt a 36-yard field goal, which he missed.
The Bengals put up another touchdown late in the fourth quarter.
Murrow and Mixon connected for an 8-yard touchdown pass after a 13 play, 75-yard drive that ate up more than seven minutes of game time.
In addition, Murrow’s pass to Higgins for a 2 point conversion was successful, meaning the Bengals and Packers are now tied at 22 with 3:27 yet to play.
The Packers announced soon after the touchdown that CB Kevin King is questionable to return due to a shoulder injury.
The Packers were able to put up another 3 points following a 22-yard field goal from Crosby, making it a 22-14 game.
Crosby’s kick came at the end of an 8 play, 81-yard drive for the Packers.
The Bengals following drive lasted 10 plays, however it ended with a punt.
The Packers started deep in their own territory and on third down, converted to get past their 30 yard line.
In another third down situation, Rodgers connected with Robert Tonyan to make another conversion, bringing the team to midfield.
In back to back plays, the Packers had Dillon run the ball, and he picked up a combined 24 yards on those plays.
The Packers reached the Bengals’ 26-yard line, forcing Crosby to kick a 44-yard field goal. Their lead extended to 19-14 with just under 6 minutes left in the third.
The Bengals received the ball to start the second half, and returned it to their 23-yard line.
Just three plays later, Burrow threw a deep pass but it was intercepted by Amos at the Green Bay 18-yard line.
For the Packers’ final drive of the half, the first play resulted in an injury where the Bengals’ Evans was carted off the field.
During the next play, Rodgers was sacked for a loss of six yards.
A penalty was called on Green Bay, and a 10 second runoff resulted in the end of the half.
With a minute to go in the first half, the Bengals took the field, with Burrow leading them.
A short pass for a gain of 5 yards was followed by a 70-yard play that resulted in a touchdown. Burrow threw the pass to Chase, and an extra point made it a two point game, with the Packers leading 16-14.
The bright spot? The Packers have 2 time outs and more than 30 seconds on the clock to respond.
The Packers started on their own 19 yard line, and were eventually able to convert for a first down following a pass from Rodgers to Adams.
A flag was thrown for the first time in the game late in the second quarter, with a false start called on Tonyan.
At the 2 minute warning, the Packers were at the Bengals’ 35 yard line.
One play later, Rodgers and Adams connected for a 22 yard gain.
The Bengals announced as well that Burrow had been cleared to go back into the game after taking a hard hit by Savage on the previous drive.
Rodgers and Adams connected on a short pass that resulted in a touchdown, putting the Packers up another six points. In addition, it was a record-setting touchdown, putting Rodgers in the top 5 QBs for passing touchdowns in a career.
Crosby’s attempted point after was good, putting the Packers up 16-7 with just over a minute to play in the half.
A 69-yard kick resulted in a 44-yard return by Wilson.
On the next play, Burrow was sacked for a loss of two, which was split by Lowry and Slaton.
The next play was an incomplete pass from Burrow to Chase.
Burrow ran on the next play for nine yards, but was tackled by Darnell Savage. He eventually walked off the field.
The Bengals then punted.
Two plays into the drive, the Packers went from their own 36-yard line to the Cincinnati 25-yard line.
After an incomplete pass and another play that resulted in the loss of one yard, the Packers took a timeout.
The following play was an incomplete deep pass from Rodgers to Adams, bringing a 4th down situation.
Crosby then kicked a field goal, giving the Packers a 9-7 lead.
The Bengals got the ball for the first time in the 2nd quarter following a touchback.
On 3rd down, Preston Smith sacked Burrow for a loss of seven yards.
The punting unit came back on the field, and the Packers will take over on their 36-yard line.
Following the Bengals’ touchdown, a 65-yard punt resulted in a touchback.
A deep pass from Rodgers to Adams was completed, and following a short run by Dillon, the first quarter came to an end.
Rodgers connected with Adams again for a gain of 34 yards to start the 2nd quarter.
Lewis and Rodgers connected to get another first down, a gain of 14 yards.
Soon after, Rodgers connected with Dillon for a touchdown. However, Mason Crosby missed the extra point, leaving the score 7-6.
Burrow threw two incomplete passes during the Bengals’ last drive before converting on a 4th down to extend the drive.
The Bengals reached the red zone after a few plays, and were able to get to a first and goal situation.
They were then able to score a touchdown on a short pass from Burrow to Penine.
The extra point made it a 7-0 game for the Bengals.
The exchange of punts continues after Rodgers and company had yet another three and out during the first quarter.
Rodgers threw two incomplete passes following a run attempt by Aaron Jones.
After just one play during the Packers’ second drive for a 15-yard gain, Rodgers threw a deep pass targeting Davante Adams, but it was intercepted by Awuzie, who ran it back 42 yards to the Green Bay 42-yard line. He was finally tackled by Lazard.
Two plays later, Burrow was sacked by Krys Barnes for a loss of eight yards.
The Bengals punted two plays later, and it resulted in a touchback.
Despite multiple first downs during the Packers’ first drive, the team was unsuccessful in getting any points on the board, and punted after a handful of plays.
After three plays, the Bengals punted, and Green Bay will begin their next drive on its 38-yard-line.
Sunday’s game will be the sixth visit for Green Bay to Cincinnati, and is the first visit since 2013. In addition, Sunday’s game is the first of four road matchups in five weeks. They will be visiting the Bears next week in Chicago, have a home game against Washington the following week, and then travel to Arizona and Kansas City.
Both teams are in first place in their respective divisions, and will be looking for their fourth win during Sunday’s game, which begins at 12 p.m. and is the first noon game for the Packers this season.
The Packers are coming off a 27-17 win against Pittsburgh, and the Bengals just came off a 24-21 win against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
While each of the last three games in Cincinnati have been decided by seven points or less, the Packers are still looking for their first win in Cincinnati since 1998. The Packers won in an overtime back in 2017 when they hosted the Bengals.
The Packers announced they will be without the following players, who are listed as inactive for the game:
- CB Rasul Douglas
- DL Jack Heflin
- OL Elgton Jenkins
- OL Josh Myers
- S Vernon Scott
- LB Jaylon Smith
Those injuries are in addition to CB Jaire Alexander, who is on the injured reserve list, and will be out for the next three games - at least.
Meanwhile, the Bengals will be without:
- DE Darius Hodge
- OT Fred Johnson
- WR Mike Thomas
- DT Tyler Shelvin
- CB Nick McCloud
The game airs on FOX.
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