Head coach Marvin Lewis, on the first half ...
“I liked the crispness of the first units, but obviously we’re getting a lot of snaps for the young
guys, and you can’t have the sort of explosive plays we gave up on defense and special teams.
“At quarterback, Andy (Dalton) looked good for the brief time we had him in there. Jason
(Campbell) had an errant throw early, but he came back made a couple of good plays for
“I knew a lot of eyes would be on me after all the news this week, so it felt good to get out
there and have things go pretty well, even though it was brief. We hit a couple passes to A.J. (Green),
but of course we would have liked to have finished it off with a touchdown instead of a field goal.”
“We made some mistakes, but overall I thought it was good. We had two three-and-outs, and
we held them to three points on a short field. So, we go back at look at the film and try to get better.”
“It felt good, but it’s just the first snap of the continuing rehab process. When I get out there for
Baltimore, that will be the real deal.”