Johnson used the pump fake effectively, came out firing and shook off an early pick which went for a Cincinnati touchdown, by hitting TE Rickey Dudley for a 35-yard TD and WR Keenan McCardell for a 65-yard scoring strike in the first half to build a 14-7 lead. At halftime, Johnson was 15-of-22 for 224 yards.
Johnson had another interception in the second half off of a deflection, but also threw a 22-yard TD pass to TE Ken Dilger. In all, Johnson went downfield with regularity and had four passing plays beyond 20 yards in the win.
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