Burrow, Boyd, Higgins and Chase too much for Falcons in Cincinnati’s 35-17 win

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GAME NOTES

*Attendance 66,158 

*Bengals stayed in first place in the AFC North at 4-3 tied with Baltimore, who beat Cleveland, 23-20

*WR Tyler Boyd had a career-high 155 yards

*WR Ja’Marr Chase was in the 130’s for a second straight game after going for 132 last week vs. New Orleans

*WR Tee Higgins had 93 receiving yards on 5 catches

*Bengals rolled up 537 offensive yard

*According to the Elias Sports Bureau, this is the first time two Bengals receivers had 100 yards in a half since September 18, 2011 in Denver when A.J. Green and Jerome Simpson achieved that honor in the second half.

*QB Joe Burrow passed all over the Falcons defense going 34 of 42 passing for 481 yards, the NFL high this season, with three touchdowns on a hot 138.2 passer rating.

*The defense continues to be stellar. Blanking the Falcons in the second half, thus becoming just the third team since the NFL/AFL merger to go seven straight games without allowing a second-half touchdown.

*The defense allowed Atlanta just 214 total yards. That was the group’s best since they gave the Chicago Bears just 206 in 2021.

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