Bengals win shootout

01/01/2005

Cincinnati and Cleveland game in ’04 produced most points since AFL-NFL merger

Carson_PalmerThe Cincinnati Bengals and Cleveland Browns combined for 106 points on November 28, 2004. The game, won by the Bengals 58-48, marked the second most points ever scored in an NFL game and the most since the AFL-NFL merger in 1970.

A football, later autographed by each member of the Bengals, from the historic day was donated to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

The following is the scoring summary from the game.


Cleveland
10
3
21
14
-
48
Cincinnati
14
13
14
17
-
58
Scoring Summary
CLE S.Heiden 7 yd. pass from K.Holcomb (P.Dawson kick) (1-7, 0:08)
CIN K.Washington 18 yd. pass from C.Palmer (S.Graham kick) (3-79, 1:29)
CIN C.Johnson 46 yd. pass from C.Palmer (S.Graham kick) (3-67, 1:08)
CLE P.Dawson 23 yd. Field Goal (8-65, 4:53)
CLE P.Dawson 29 yd. Field Goal (7-16, 3:20)
CIN T.Houshmandzadeh 3 yd. pass from C.Palmer (S.Graham kick) (6-61, 3:28)
CIN S.Graham 21 yd. Field Goal (6-16, 2:54)
CIN S.Graham 32 yd. Field Goal (3-22, 0:17)
CLE S.Heiden 20 yd. pass from K.Holcomb (P.Dawson kick) (3-64, 1:26)
CIN T.Houshmandzadeh 53 yd. pass from C.Palmer (S.Graham kick) (3-72, 1:29)
CLE A.Bryant 9 yd. pass from K.Holcomb (P.Dawson kick) (7-53, 3:30)
CIN R.Johnson 7 yd. run (S.Graham kick) (7-58, 4:01)
CLE A.Bryant 55 yd. pass from K.Holcomb (P.Dawson kick) (2-69, 0:55)
CIN S.Graham 36 yd. Field Goal (10-57, 4:24)
CLE W.Green 1 yd. run (P.Dawson kick) (6-80, 3:24)
CLE S.Heiden 1 yd. pass from K.Holcomb (P.Dawson kick) (1-1, 0:07)
CIN R.Johnson 7 yd. run (S.Graham kick) (7-60, 3:53)
CIN D.O’Neal 31 yd. interception return (S.Graham kick)
Statistics
PASSING CLE - Holcomb, 30 of 39 for 413; CIN - Palmer, 22 of 29 for 251.
RECEIVING CLE - Bryant, 8 for 131; Heiden, 7 for 82; Northcutt, 5 for 87; Shea, 5 for 67; Jackson, 2 for 30; Green, 2 for 15; Smith, 1 for 1. CIN - C. Johnson, 10 for 117; Houshmanzadeh, 4 for 79; Washington, 3 for 35; Walter, 2 for 12; J. Johnson, 2 for 3; R. Johnson. 1 for 5.
RUSHING CLE - Green. 15 for 75; Smith, 1 for 1, Holcomb 1 for 0. CIN - R. Johnson, 26 for 202; Houshmandzadeh, 2 for 17; Watson, 1 for 15; Palmer, 2 for 10; C. Johnson, 1 for 9.

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