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.
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.