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The Bengals opened the game with a spectacular 65-yard touchdown run by Jeremy Hill to put them in the lead 7-3.
Later the Bengals scored a field goal.
In the second quarter Siemian threw a 41-yard touchdown pass to Emmanuel Sanders.
Later in the second quarter a drive concluded with a 7-yard pass to Sanders.
In the course of the game Sanders had four receptions for 117 yards.
Hill scored a second touchdown in the fourth quarter.
The Broncos pretty much shut down the Bengal running game in the second half. Hill had 17 carries for 97 yards.
Neither team scored in the third quarter.
However the Bengals took the lead with a field goal at the start of the fourth quarter.
A 1-yard pass to John Phillips gave the Broncos a touchdown midway through the fourth quarter.
The 56-yard pass to Thomas with 4:23 left in the game gave the Broncos the win. Thomas had six receptions for 100 yards in the course of the game.
Siemian was 25-35 for 312 yards. That and four touchdowns was a NFL record for a road debut. Siemian had no interceptions Sunday.
Linebacker Shane Ray had three sacks Sunday. Linebacker DeMarcus Ware is expected be out another four weeks after elbow injury surgery Monday.
The Broncos now have a 3-0 record, and the Bengals record stands at 1-2.
The Broncos next play the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Oct. 2 in Tampa. The Bucs are 1-2 after losing 37-32 to the Los Angeles Rams Sunday in Tampa.
The Broncos play the Atlanta Falcons Oct. 9 in Denver. The Falcons play the Saints Monday night in New Orleans. The Falcons were 1-1 after beating the Oakland Raiders 35-28 Sept. 18. Update: The Falcons beat the Saints 45-32 Monday night. The Saints are now 0-3.
The Bengals play the Miami Dolphins this Thursday, Sept. 29, in Cleveland. The Dolphins are 1-2 after defeating the Cleveland Browns 30-24 Sunday. The Bengals play the Cowboys Oct. 9 in Dallas. The Cowboys are 2-1 after beating the Chicago Bears 31-17 Sunday.
— C.L. and H.E.