Bengals Vs. Browns Halftime Score: Andy Dalton, Colt McCoy Both Brilliant In Close Game

It's been a bit of a tale of two quarters in Ohio, with the Cincinnati Bengals dominating the first quarter and the Cleveland Browns dominating the second. Cleveland leads by a score of 14-13 at halftime, thanks to a couple of big drives for touchdowns to close the half.

Both Colt McCoy and Andy Dalton have quarterback ratings in the triple digits at halftime, with both completing at least half of their passes and avoiding turnovers. Dalton has been the much more consistent of the two, but McCoy has a couple of huge plays, boosting his quarterback rating. The most notable was a 56-yard strike to Mohamed Massaquoi, the longest pass play of his young career.

It would be mildly surprising - okay, really surprising - if either of these teams was a legitimate playoff contender this season, but at least this game has been fun and surprisingly well-played all around.

For more on the Bengals, visit Cincy Jungle. For the latest on the Browns, check out Dawgs by NatureStay tuned to our NFL Week 1 StoryStream for scores and updates from around the NFL, and bookmark SB Nation NFL for regular news and analysis.

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