Tyler Eifert

Green's big game gets Bengals settled against Dolphins

A.J. Green's big game got the Bengals back to break-even and left them with reasons for optimism heading into a tough stretch of their season.

Green had 10 catches for 173 yards and a touchdown on Thursday night, leading Cincinnati to a 22-7 victory over the Miami Dolphins . After back-to-back losses, the defending AFC North champions are 2-2 and getting a little more complete as key players return.

Their best receiver led the way on Thursday. Unhappy with how he failed to make an impact during a loss to Denver last Sunday, a motivated Green beat the Dolphins (1-3) on every type of route .

"I hold myself to a very high standard," Green said. "I know...