Bengals Off And Running Against Raiders

Looking for their first win ever in Oakland, the Bengals bolted to a 7-0 lead in the opening quarter of action of the NFL season opener against the Raiders, and quickly stretched it to 10-0. Cincinnati is 0-10 at Oakland.

Seeking a first-ever win in Oakland, Cincinnati seized the moment Sunday, bolting to a 7-0 first-quarter lead of the NFL season opener against the Raiders.

They stretched it to 10-0 early in the second quarter.

The Bengals are 0-10 all-time on the road at Oakland.

The Bengals went 59 yards in 11 plays on their second possession, capping the drive with a Jeremy Hill 3-yard rushing score.

Mike Nugent booted his first regular-season extra-point kick at the new length, and the Bengals were off and running.

Hill carried six times for 27 yards on the drive, hitting paydirt on fourth-and-one from the Oakland 3.

Andy Dalton on the drive was 4-for-4 passing for 29 yards, including three completions for 17 yards to tight end Tyler Eifert, the longest going for 10 yards.

Dalton completed his first five passes of the game.

The Bengals' defense held the Raiders to 45 yards on 11 first-quarter plays.

Nugent's 32-yard second-quarter field goal made it 10-0 with 9:29 to play in the first half.

Eifert is the Bengals' big offensive force with six catches for 65 yards.

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