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Brandon LaFell

Dalton's 3 TDs lead Bengals past Broncos 20-17

Andy Dalton and the Cincinnati Bengals only made things tougher on the Denver Broncos 48 hours after their boss labeled them as soft.

Dalton's three touchdown throws and a defense that contributed two takeaways helped the Bengals beat the Broncos 20-17 Sunday for their first win in Denver since 1975, when franchise founder Paul Brown was their head coach.

"I didn't know that stat," Dalton said. "It feels good anytime you can win. It's tough to win on the road. For us, this is big."

Bengals coach Marvin Lewis conveniently left out the fact that the Bengals had lost 10 in a row at Denver in prepping his team for this game.

"These guys...

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