LANDOVER, MD - SEPTEMBER 23: Andy Dalton #14 of the Cincinnati Bengals is hit as he throws an interception caught by Rob Jackson #50 of the Washington Redskins for a touchdown in the first quarter during a game at FedExField on September 23, 2012 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Andy Dalton, Bengals Hold Off RG3's Redskins, 38-31

Andy Dalton threw for 328 yards and three scores, helping the Bengals win on the road.

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Bengals Vs. Redskins, Week 3: Washington To Have Nightmares About Cincinnati's Offense

Sunday's 38-31 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals exposed some weaknesses in the Washington Redskins defense, as Bengals' quarterback Andy Dalton carved up the Redskins' secondary for 328 passing yards -- wide receiver A.J. Green alone had nine receptions for 183 of those yards.

Cincinnati's offensive output and the lack of offensive line protection from the Redskins led to Washington losing its second game in as many weeks. The loss has writers at the SB Nation blog Hogs Haven worrying about the team's nightmarishly bad secondary for the next few days.

For the third week in a row we allowed an opposing quarterback to carve up our secondary like a Thanksgiving turkey. So far on this young season, the Redskins defense has allowed 101 points, 955 passing yards and 10 passing touchdowns. This is not acceptable!

Hogs Haven lists many other things that will give it nightmares after its team's second straight loss in its post-game reaction.

Next week, the Redskins travel to Tampa Bay to play the Buccaneers, with kickoff set for 4:25 p.m. ET.

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Bengals Vs. Redskins Game Recap: Dalton, Bengals Hold Off Redskins' Comeback

The Cincinnati Bengals dominated the first half and finished with a strong fourth quarter to hold off a rally from the Washington Redskins and take home a 38-31 victory.

Andy Dalton threw fourth-quarter touchdowns to Jermaine Gresham and Andrew Hawkins to break open a game that was tied after there quarters.

Washington's Robert Griffin III punched in a 2-yard touchdown with 3:35 left to draw the Redskins within one score, but he could not quite complete the comeback. The Redskins got the ball back in the final two minutes deep in their own territory but could not drive the length of the field for a potentially tying touchdown.

The Bengals' offense moved easily in the first quarter, scoring on the first play from scrimmage, a 73-yard pass from receiver Mohamed Sanu to A.J. Green and then on a 48-yard toss from Dalton to Armon Binns. BenJarvus Green-Ellis also scored a one-yard touchdown in the first half.

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Washington's defense provided the team's only touchdown in the first half as Rob Jackson intercepted Dalton on the goal line.

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The Redskins stormed back in the third quarter with a seven-yard touchdown run by Alfred Morris and a three-yard touchdown pass from Griffin III to Santana Moss.

The Bengals improve to 2-1 on the season while the Redskins fall to 1-2, having lost two in a row.

Fantasy studs: Andy Dalton and A.J. Green were a powerful tandem for fantasy owners on Sunday. Dalton had 19 completions for 328 yards and three touchdowns. Green had nine catches for 183 yards and a touchdown. Robert Griffin III had another productive fantasy week, throwing for 221 yards and a touchdown on 21 completions; the rookie also ran for 85 yards and a touchdown on 12 rushes. For all the rest of your fantasy football information, visit SB Nation's Fantasy Football Hub.

Odds/Gambling: Washington entered the game as a three-point favorite, meaning that they did not cover the spread. For more NFL odds, check out SB Nation's complete odds page.

Injury info: Washington cornerback Cedric Griffin left the game in the first quarter with a hamstring injury and did not return.

Next up on the schedule: Both the Bengals and Redskins go on the road next week. Cincinnati plays the Jacksonville Jaguars at 4:05 p.m. ET on Sept. 30. Washington will look to bounce back when they play the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at 4:25 p.m. ET on Sept. 30.

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Oh, Andy: Waffling Interception Leads To Tied Game

Back against the wall, a nice lead caused by a nice tick play, it was important Andy Dalton took care of the football and made the right call– this isn't how you do it. The read wasn't a bad one, but jeez Andy... put some mustard on it. This pass was completely due to the waffling, wavering pass that allowed LB Rob Jackson to jump the route.

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Drunken frat boys at the beach throw Nerf footballs with more authority.

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Mohamed Sanu Shocks the Redskins With Trick Play TD

The Cincinnati Bengals wasted no time showcasing their trickery against the Washington Redskins, as wide receiver Mohamed Sanu had his number called in the wildcat, and completed a huge 73 yard TD pass to A.J. Green. The Redskins weren't prepared at all, and their secondary was napping– but why should they have been prepared? It's Mohammad Sanu throwing the ball here! Green had an easy trot into the end zone, as no defender was within 5 yards of him.

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Who knew Sanu had that kind of arm strength? Watch out Andy Dalton!

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