Oh baby, Green makes it look Easy

A.J. Green plans to give his newborn son the shirt off his back tonight after he undresses the Miami secondary on 10 catches for 173 yards and the Bengals’ lone touchdown in a 22-7 victory over Miami at Paul Brown Stadium to take the momentary lead in the NFL receiving yardage race heading into a weekend he’ll be getting to know Easton Ace Green. “We’re going to call him Easy,” says Green after piling up a monstrous 468 yards in the first month of the season. “There’s never a bad day when you come and look at him.” Green doesn’t get the touchdown ball. Instead, he’ll give Easy the No. 18 Rush jersey he wore in his 26th 100-yard game. “I figure I’ll have plenty of more balls to give him,” Green says. Green calls this one a gut check just four days after a shocking PBS loss to Denver, only the second September home loss in the six seasons of the Green-Dalton era. Quarterback Andy Dalton bobs and weaves in response for another triple-digit passer rating (111.8), his 10th since the beginning of last season and comes within four yards of a third 300-yard passing day this season to get the Bengals back to 2-2.

The Bengals unveil Color Rush jerseys exclusive to Thursday Night Football that are white with sleek blacks stripes in honor of the Cincinnati Zoo’s famous white tigers. The Bengals also unveil their own big cat in the person of WILL outside linebacker Vontaze Burfict, coming off a three-game suspension for violating player safety rules and making his first appearance since his epic performance in last year’s Wild Card Game against the Steelers got him suspended but also showcased his ability to dominate a game. While Burfict plays nearly half the snaps, the Bengals prevent first downs on third down 12 out of 15 times, pitch seven three-and-outs, and in the final 54 minutes hold Miami to 148 yards after allowing a 74-yard TD bomb from quarterback Ryan Tannehill to wide receiver Kenny Stills. “I know the defense’s ins and outs. I…

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