NFL: Cincinnati 34, Atlanta 10

ATLANTA, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Dane Sanzenbacher scored on a punt return and a long pass Thursday to highlight Cincinnati's 34-10 exhibition win over Atlanta.

Sanzenbacher, a wide receiver who has started just one game in his two-year NFL career, ran a punt back 71 yards late in the third period to give the Bengals a 27-10 lead and he caught a 36-yard touchdown throw from John Skelton in the fourth quarter.


Atlanta's only touchdown came on an 8-yard pass from Dominique Davis to Jason Snelling in the third quarter that brought the Falcons within seven points.

Cincinnati produced the game's final 17 points

Andy Dalton, who has guided the Bengals to the playoffs in each of the last two seasons, completed 3-of-7 passes for 37 yards. Atlanta's Matt Ryan was 6-of-9 for 89 yards.

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