NFL: Atlanta 29, Cincinnati 27

Oct. 29, 2006 at 6:45 PM   |   0 comments

CINCINNATI, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Michael Vick threw three touchdown passes Sunday afternoon as Atlanta rallied to beat Cincinnati, 29-27.

Vick was 20-of-28 passing for 291 yards, and also rushed for 55 yards.

Tight end Alge Crumpler scored a touchdown on four receptions for 72 yards; Warrick Dunn gained 57 yards on 20 carries; both Michael Jenkins and Justin Griffith caught scoring passes; while Morten Andersen kicked three field goals for the Falcons (5-2), who have won eight of their last 10 games against AFC opponents.

Carson Palmer went 24-for-36 for 266 yards and two touchdowns; Chris Perry, who was suspended for the past two games for violating the NFL's personal conduct and substance abuse policies, scored once on five catches for 81 yards; Rudi Johnson ran for a touchdown; and Chad Johnson scored a touchdown on six catches for 78 yards for the Bengals (4-3), who led, 17-13, at halftime.

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