NFL: Cincinnati 34, Oakland 10

Nov. 25, 2012 at 5:17 PM

CINCINNATI, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Cincinnati quarterback Andy Dalton fired three touchdown passes Sunday, besting predecessor Carson Palmer in the Bengals' 34-10 spanking of Oakland.

Dalton -- who replaced long-time Bengals signal-caller Palmer last year -- completed 16-of-30 pass attempts for 210 yards as Cincinnati (6-5) got back into the AFC playoff hunt with its third straight win.

Mohamed Sanu nabbed two of the Daltons' TD tosses in the victory.

Oakland's Palmer was booed loudly by the Bengals fans in his first appearance in Cincinnati since he demanded to be traded in January 2011 after seven years with the team.

He ended up going 19-of-34 through the air for 146 yards with a touchdown and an interception as the Raiders (3-8) dropped their fourth straight.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending News
Steve Kerr takes leave from Golden State Warriors for back rehab
Hall of Famer Warren Sapp avoids jail in plea deal
Report: Miami Marlins interview Bo Porter for manager's job
Chicago Bears: Jay Cutler practices, might return in Week 4 from hamstring injury