Bengals’ Evan McPherson ends rough kicking day with premature celebration

Cincinnati Bengals kicker Evan McPherson was amongst those that had a rough day kicking area targets on Sunday.

More than per week after kicking the game-winning area purpose towards the Jacksonville Jaguars, McPherson was tasked with two alternatives to both give the Bengals the lead or the win over the Green Bay Packers. He missed each.

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Cincinnati Bengals kicker Evan McPherson (2) misses a field goal against the Green Bay Packers in the second half of an NFL football game in Cincinnati, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021.

Cincinnati Bengals kicker Evan McPherson (2) misses a area purpose towards the Green Bay Packers within the second half of an NFL soccer sport in Cincinnati, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021.
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One second stood out probably the most.

With 4:22 remaining in additional time, McPherson lined up for a 49-yard attempt that may’ve given Cincinnati the victory. His kick missed to the left and hit the windsock on high of the publish. He began to have fun considering he had received Cincinnati the sport, however he was off the mark by a hair.

Cincinnati wouldn’t get one other likelihood to win the sport. Aaron Rodgers would lead the Packers on a six-play, 29-yard drive that ended with Mason Crosby’s area purpose for the win. The Packers received 25-22.

PACKERS’ MASON CROSBY HITS GAME-WINNING FIELD GOAL IN OT AFTER STRING OF MISSES

Cincinnati Bengals kicker Evan McPherson (2)reacts to missing the kick during the fourth quarter against the Green Bay Packers in overtime at Paul Brown Stadium.

Cincinnati Bengals kicker Evan McPherson (2)reacts to lacking the kick in the course of the fourth quarter towards the Green Bay Packers in additional time at Paul Brown Stadium.
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Crosby wasn’t significantly better than McPherson within the sport. He simply received the final snort. At one level, each groups had missed three consecutive area targets. In the ultimate seven collection, the groups mixed for 5 missed area targets.

Rodgers completed 27-for-39 for 344 yards, two touchdowns and an interception. Davante Adams completed with 11 catches for 206 yards and a landing. A.J. Dillon additionally had a landing catch.

Aaron Jones ran for 103 yards on 14 carries.

Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby (2) kicks a field goal from he hold of Corey Bojorquez in the second half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals in Cincinnati, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021.

Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby (2) kicks a area purpose from he maintain of Corey Bojorquez within the second half of an NFL soccer sport towards the Cincinnati Bengals in Cincinnati, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021.
(AP Photo/AJ Mast)

Joe Burrow showcased simply how essential he’s to the Bengals offense. He was 26-for-38 for 281 passing yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions. Ja’Marr Chase had six catches for 159 yards and a landing. Samaje Perine had 4 catches for twenty-four yards and a landing. He additionally led the Bengals with 59 dashing yards on 11 carries.

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Green Bay picked up its fourth straight win to maneuver to 4-1 on the season. The Bengals dropped to 2-2.



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