By MITCH STACY, AP Sports activities Author
CINCINNATI (AP) — Mason Crosby hit a 49-yard discipline aim in additional time after lacking three straight makes an attempt, lifting the Inexperienced Bay Packers to a wild 25-22 win over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.
The usually dependable Crosby missed potential winners with 2:12 after which 3 seconds left in regulation, and missed one other try in additional time earlier than lastly profitable it. Heading into the sport he was 44 of 46 on discipline aim makes an attempt for the reason that begin of the 2019 season.
Crosby, who missed an extra-point earlier within the sport and in addition made three discipline targets, got here in having transformed all six field-goal makes an attempt and 11 PATs this yr.
The Bengals’ Evan McPherson additionally missed on pictures that might have gained the sport, with 26 seconds left in regulation and once more in additional time.
The Bengals (3-2) tied the rating late within the fourth interval. Ja’Marr Chase made a pleasant catch on third-and-6 from the Packers 36 for 19 yards, and two performs later Joe Mixon bounced proper for an 8-yard landing run. Joe Burrow hit Tee Higgins behind the tip zone for the 2-point conversion with 3:27 left.
Crosby was arrange for a 36-yard shot with 2:12 left, however pulled it left. The Bengals drove to the Packers 47 however McPherson’s field-goal try bounced off the correct upright with 26 seconds left. Then it was Crosby’s flip to overlook once more: His 51-yard try, arrange by a 20-yard go from Aaron Rodgers to Davante Adams, was once more pulled huge left.
In additional time, Burrow, who was taken to a hospital as a precaution with a throat contusion after the sport, was intercepted by linebacker De’Vondre Campbell, however Crosby missed his third straight, once more huge left.
McPherson received one other probability with a 49-yarder and was celebrating with holder Kevin Huber earlier than the wind pulled it simply left of the upright flag.
Rodgers threw two landing passes to maneuver into fifth place on the all-time record. Adams had 11 catches for a career-high 206 yards.
Rodgers threw a 12-yard TD go to AJ Dillon within the first quarter to tie for fifth place all-time with Philip Rivers. His 5-yard scoring toss to Adams within the second quarter put him forward of Rivers. He completed 27 for 39 for 344 yards and an interception because the Packers (4-1) gained their fourth straight since dropping the opener to New Orleans.
The Bengals received two landing passes from Burrow, who was 25 for 38 for 260 yards and in addition took a beating from the Inexperienced Bay protection. He threw scoring passes to Samaje Perine and Ja’Marr Chase.
Crosby’s 44-yard discipline aim and the Rodgers-to-Adams hookup made it look as if the Packers would take a 16-7 lead on the half. The Bengals received the ball with 1:07 left and on the second play the scrambling Burrow lofted an extended go within the course of a streaking Chase. Security Darnell Savage was in place to knock it approach, however he whiffed and Chase took it in for a 70-yard landing.
Packers: CB Kevin King left within the second half with a shoulder damage. … Campbell left within the third quarter with a shoulder damage however returned. … Lucas Patrick began instead of C Josh Myers (finger). … CB Jaire Alexander (shoulder) was placed on injured reserve on Saturday.
Bengals: LB Jordan Evans was carted off the sphere with a knee damage late within the first half and didn’t return. … G Xavier Su’a-Filo was positioned on injured reserve on Friday. He began the primary two video games and suffered a knee damage in Week 2 at Chicago.
Packers: at Chicago subsequent Sunday.
Bengals: at Detroit subsequent Sunday.
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