A.J. Green's bobbling catch is best of Week 1

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Though the majority of the contest between the Baltimore Ravens and Cincinnati Bengals produced little excitement, the fourth quarter featured two of the Top 10 "Performance Moments of the Week," presented by Bridgestone.

At No. 1, Bengals stud wide receiver A.J. Green streaked down the field on a second-and-7 on the team 23-yard line. Green bobbled Andy Dalton's pass, bouncing above his head and requiring the wideout to reach behind him and grab it. After reeling in the ball, Green stopped short to trip up Darian Stewart, then juking right to put the safety on the ground. The Bengals held on to win 23-16.

About a minute before Green's ridiculous moment, the No. 3 play of the week featured Ravens receiver Steve Smith's 80-yard touchdown catch, including a vicious stiff-arm against Adam Jones, throwing the cornerback to the ground.

Also making the countdown: Vikings' "Making the Leap" candidate Cordarrelle Patterson taking a pitch and running through the Rams' defense for a 67-yard touchdown scamper. ... Oakland wide receiver James Jones leaping over Jets cornerback Darrin Walls and snatching a 30-yard touchdown. ... Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy's diving interception off Giants quarterback Eli Manning.

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