Quick Take: Bengals win sloppy affair

It was over when ...
Bengals safety Dexter Jackson intercepted QB Brock Berlin's pass over the middle with 1:45 remaining in the game and his team down 19-10. With the Rams out of timeouts, Carson Palmer kneeled three times to seal the win for the Bengals.

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Rudi Johnson ran for 92 yards and a touchdown on 23 carries. He carried the ball six times on one series in the fourth quarter, setting up Shayne Graham's 46-yard field goal. Graham gets an honorable mention, as 13 of the Bengals' 19 points came off his foot.

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The Rams are one of six teams this year to start a third-string quarterback. Berlin's nerves showed at first, as he stumbled backward on his first series and fumbled twice in the game. He finished 17-of-28 for 153 yards.

Noteworthy
Rams RB Steven Jackson has rushed for at least 90 yards in his last four games. ... The Bengals have allowed 74 points in their five wins. ... Rams WR Torry Holt finished with 90 yards receiving, putting him over 1,000 yards for the eighth straight season.

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