Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020 in Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati was a day of celebration for the Dallas Cowboys fans, as their team obliterated the Cincinnati Bengals in a 30-7 victory. The Cowboys rode a rushing game that produced 101 yards and no rushing touchdowns, to go along with a Andy Dalton performance of 185 yards, two touchdowns.
Dalton finished the game completing 16 of 23 passes, to lead the way for the Cowboys. He ended up with an overall QB rating of 122.60, coming from a performance that included 185 yards, two touchdowns, and no interceptions for the game.
The Cowboys deployed a rushing game led by Tony Pollard and Ezekiel Elliott. For the game, Pollard carried the ball 11 times and rushed for 39 yards, leading to zero touchdowns. Elliott supplemented by carrying the ball 12 times for a total of 48 yards. In the passing game, the Cowboys’ top receivers were CeeDee Lamb and Amari Cooper. Lamb caught two passes for a total of 46 yards, while Cooper contributed with 51 yards from four passes.
Contributing to the victory was a defensive line stats of two sacks , two forced fumbles, three tackles for loss, and one defensive touchdown for the Cowboys.
For the losing team, Brandon Allen finished the game completing 27 of 36 passes to lead the way for the Bengals. This performance by Allen led to a QB rating of 99.00, and game stats of 217 yards, no interceptions and one touchdown.
The rushing game for the Bengals was led by Trayveon Williams and Samaje Perine. For the game, Williams rushed for 49 yards from carrying the football 12 times. Meanwhile Perine carried the ball 10 times for a total of 32 yards. For the passing game, the top receivers for the Bengals included Tee Higgins and A.J. Green. Higgins caught five passes for a total of 49 yards, while Green contributed with 62 yards from six passes.
In their loss, the Bengals defense contributed with no forced fumbles and one tackle to go along with two sacks and no defensive touchdowns. This production from the Bengals defense was not enough help get a win.
With the win, the Cowboys leave with a record of 4-9 for the season, while the Bengals record for the season now stands at 2-10.