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Washington and Cincinnati have a low scoring 1st half

Close game between two bad teams

NFL: Cincinnati Bengals at Washington Football Team Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

The Washington Football Team has had a few highlight reel plays so far in the first half, but they are still trailing the Cincinnati Bengals 9-7 after two quarters. Joe Burrow has had no trouble moving the ball on Washington's defense(except when he tries scrambling into the end zone, hi Chase Young!). Washington has been helped by Bengals Kicker Randy Bullock missing 2 FGs and an XP.

Cincinnati gets the ball back in the 3rd quarter, and Washington's defense will need to do a better job stopping the quick passing game, and a running game that is picking up yards in chunks. The offense had one big play to Terry McLaurin, but will need to move the ball better in the 2nd half if they actually want to win this game.

Opening drive:

Check down Alex:

Drive-ending sack:

Linebackers:

Joe Burrow is moving the Bengals offense:

Ronald Darby makes a play:

Tyler Boyd makes a circus catch:

Kevin Pierre-Louis blows up a Tee Higgins screen:

Washington stops the drive, Bengals FG is no good:

J.D. McKissic time:

Terry McLaurin is very good at football:

Logan Thomas sneak!:

Antonio Gibson scores the first TD:

Thomas Davis Sr.:

Rivera challenge:

Ronald Darby saves another TD:

2nd Quarter

1st quarter stats:

Joe Burrow vs Chase Young:

Ronald Darby just misses the goalline INT:

4th and goal:

Chase Young vs Joe Burrow:

Under review:

3 and out:

Chase Young vs Joe Burrow:

Roughing the passer:

Bengals finally score:

Washington's defense needs to adjust:

Kendall Fuller injured?:

Randy Bullock kicks 53-yard FG for the lead:

Washington's drive ends with a tipped INT:

Bullock doinks another one: