CINCINNATI (AP) — First Ben Roethlisberger. Then Aaron Rodgers. Now Tom Brady. The NFL's top quarterbacks are meeting their match in Cincinnati.
The Bengals are developing a reputation for stopping the league's top passers in their tracks. They've beaten Roethlisberger's Steelers, Rodgers' Packers and Brady's Patriots in their three home games this season.
The defense is the main reason Cincinnati (3-2) is tied for the AFC North lead. The offense has scored only one touchdown in the last two games, but the defense is doing the rest.
The latest notable accomplishment was stopping Brady's streak of 52 straight games with a touchdown pass on Sunday during a 13-6 win over the Patriots.
The Bengals play at Buffalo (2-3) on Sunday.
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