NFL: Cincinnati 34, Seattle 12

Oct. 30, 2011 at 8:05 PM

SEATTLE, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Andy Dalton passed for two touchdowns Sunday and Cincinnati scored on punt and interception returns in its 34-12 win over Seattle.

Dalton (18-of-29, 168 yards, two interceptions) found Jerome Simpson on a 14-yard scoring strike late in the first quarter, putting the Bengals ahead 10-0.

He gave Cincinnati a 17-3 halftime lead after passing to A.J. Green down the middle for a 43-yard scoring play and the Bengals (5-2) went on to win a fourth straight game for the first time since 2009.

Cincinnati turned the contest into a rout in the fourth quarter when Brandon Tate returned a punt 56 yards for a touchdown and Reggie Nelson added a 75-yard interception return for a score.

Tarvaris Jackson went 21-of-40 through the air for 323 yards and an interception for the Seahawks (2-6).

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