Defenses dominate, Bengals beat Cardinals 19-13

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Associated Press

Posted on August 25, 2014 at 2:02 PM

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Cincinnati's Terence Newman returned an interception 54 yards for the only touchdown by either team's starters and the Bengals went on to a 19-13 preseason victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday night.

Mike Nugent added field goals of 48 and 36 yards for Cincinnati (1-2).

Jay Feely, competing with rookie Chandler Catanzaro for the Cardinals' kicking job, made a 24-yarder but missed from 48 yards. Catanzaro made a 23-yard attempt.

The Cardinals (1-2) got their lone touchdown on a 30-yard pass from backup Drew Stanton to rookie John Brown with 1:29 left in the third quarter, tying it at 13-13.

Cincinnati backup Quinn Sharp kicked field goals of 34 and 51 yards after that for the deciding margin.

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