-- RB Corey Dillon (groin strain) did not play in the second half and was limited to 26 rushing yards on seven carries. He suffered a hyper-extended knee last week at Oakland and was held to just three second-half carries. He is listed as day-to-day.
-- TE Matt Schobel (hamstring) did not
play in the second half after getting one catch for eight yards in the first
-- WR Chad Johnson did not start because of a disciplinary
reason. Sources said he was late for a team meeting at the hotel Saturday night.
He entered the game on the first series and had four receptions for 77
-- QB Jon Kitna threw for 157 yards, one interception and
a touchdown but was sacked four times. The interception, from the Steelers
17-yard line, ended a promising first drive that accounted for 63 of the Bengals
182 total yards for the day.
-- K Shayne Graham made a 44-yard
field goal and is perfect on four attempts with the Bengals. He also had one of
his three kickoffs sail into the end zone for a touchback.
Rogers Beckett had three tackles, an interception and a pass defensed in his
first Bengals start.
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