Tagovailoa powers Dolphins to win over Bengals

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Freshman quarterback Tua Tagovailoa passed for a score and a season-high 296 yards, driving the host Miami Dolphins to a 19-7 success over the Cincinnati Bengals in a battle filled game that included five discharges on Sunday evening.

Tagovailoa had missed one game because of a thumb injury to his (left side) tossing hand, however he glanced sharp in driving Miami (8-4), which likewise got a major event from tight end Mike Gesicki, who had nine gets for 88 yards and a score.

Cincinnati (2-9-1) was driven by quarterback Brandon Allen, who passed for 153 yards and a score prior to getting taken out of the game in the final quarter on a hit to the chest by Shaq Lawson. Allen began his subsequent straight game instead of Joe Burrow, the main generally speaking pick in the current year’s NFL draft who is out for the season with a knee injury.

A battle broke out with 11:54 left in the fourth after Cincinnati’s Mike Thomas was punished on two straight unique groups plays, the multiple times for hitting Jakeem Grant, high and afterward early. After the subsequent one, Dolphins players protested, a battle emitted, after which Miami’s DeVante Parker and Mack Hollins, and Cincinnati’s Shawn Williams, were launched out.

Also, Bengals wide beneficiary Tyler Boyd and Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard were launched out in the second quarter after they tossed punches.

Preceding that, both had made large plays. Boyd had gotten a 72-yard score pass, snapping Cincinnati’s dash of 22 straight games without a score of at any rate 40 yards.

Howard blocked a pass for the fourth consecutive game. He has eight this season, which drives the NFL.

Miami additionally endured a couple of wounds to starters: linebacker Elandon Roberts (chest) and left watchman Ereck Flowers (left lower leg). Up until Sunday, Flowers had not missed a snap the entire season.

Cincinnati had the main first-quarter score on Boyd’s 72-yard play off a short throw from Allen. It was a third-and-2 play, yet a square from tight end Drew Sample and an awful point by Miami cornerback Byron Jones permitted Boyd to bring it right down the left sideline.

The Dolphins slice their halftime shortfall to 7-6 after a couple of Jason Sanders field objectives, remembering one after an evident score for a 2-yard, fourth-down run by holder/punter Matt Haack was invalidated by an illicit arrangement punishment.

Miami took the second-half opening shot and drove 75 yards for a 13-7 lead, its first of the game. The score went ahead a 5-yard throw to Gesicki.

The Dolphins set the game aside with two additional Sanders field objectives as they improved to 1-4 this season when following at halftime.


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