» Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis said after the 24-19 win that tight end Jermane Gresham was fine. When Gresham walked off the field he said he was fine and thought he could play next week, but he doesn't know what the team will decide to do.
» Lewis also said that middle linebacker
» Lewis on the win:
"I've said this many times. We play very good opponents in the preseason that are well coached, well put together personnel-wise. We've had a chance to play NFL football and we've held up our end. It's good but we have to keep it going. We have to get better."
"Any time a long ball is called you want to hit it ... on national TV," Dalton said. "Maybe people will start to say things differently now."
Dalton pulled the trigger on third-and-15 on a throw that was dictated by the play before as Green worked against Falcons cornerback Asante Samuel.
"He sat on the route before," Green said, "so we got him on a double move. We took advantage of that."
"I just dropped into a zone and did what Coach (Mike) Zimmer always tells us; read the quarterback's eyes and his eyes took me to the middle of the field," Miles said.
» For the second straight week safety
"I've got to talk to the coaches about it," Mays said. "I want to play aggressively but I have to play smart."
» The leading tacklers were middle linebacker
» For the second straight game SAM linebacker
» The Bengals, who had five sacks last week against the Jets, had two Thursday. Rookie cornerback