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TNF: Bengals at the Buzzer

October 1, 2021 TNF: Bengals at the Buzzer

By: Carlos Alvarez

Burrow Shines as Bengals Come From Behind to Beat Jags on Last Second FG (24-21)

Thursday Night Football pitted two quarterbacks taken No. 1 overall in the last two drafts, and Joe Burrow got the best of Trevor Lawrence on the stat sheet and the scoreboard. Burrow and the Bengals pulled a 14-point second-half comeback and capped it with a fourth quarter drive to set up the game-winning 35-yard field goal from Evan McPherson as time expired. Burrow has already won more games in 2021 (3) than he did in ten games played as a rookie (2).


Fun Fact: The Jaguars have now lost 19 straight games since starting the 2020 season 1-0, and QB Trevor Lawrence (0-4) has lost more games this season than his entire college and high school careers, combined.


QB Comparison

J. Burrow (CIN): 25/32, 348 yards, 2 TDs

T. Lawrence (JAX): 17/24, 204 yards, 0 TDs


Other Top Performers

RB J. Robinson (JAX): 18 carries, 78 yards, 2 TDs

RB J. Mixon (CIN): 16 carries, 67 yards, 1 TD

WR C.J. Uzomah (CIN): 5 catches, 95 yards, 2 TDs


Watch: Bengals Beat Jags on Last-Second Field Goal


Additional Storylines

USA Today: Joe Burrow Wins Showdown of Previous No. 1 Picks

CBS Sports: Burrow, Bengals Manage to Kick Aside Jaguars With Comeback

NBC Sports: Jaguars WR D.J. Chark Carted Off With Fractured Ankle


Photo: Andy Lyons / Getty Images