The Cincinnati Bengals defeated the Houston Texans 23-17 in a close and competitive game at NRG Stadium in Week 10 of the NFL season.

Bengals Take Early Lead

The Bengals took an early lead in the game, scoring a touchdown on their first drive. Quarterback Joe Burrow connected with wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase for a 50-yard touchdown pass to give the Bengals a 7-0 lead.

The Texans responded with a field goal, but the Bengals extended their lead in the second quarter with another touchdown pass from Burrow to Chase. The Bengals led 14-3 at halftime.

Texans Mount Comeback

The Texans came out strong in the second half, scoring a touchdown on their first drive. Running back Dameon Pierce ran for a 1-yard touchdown to cut the Bengals' lead to 14-10.

The Texans then forced the Bengals to punt, and they took advantage of the good field position. Davis Mills threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Chris Conley to tie the game at 17-17.

Bengals Win in Overtime

The Bengals had a chance to win the game in regulation, but Evan McPherson missed a 55-yard field goal attempt. The game went to overtime, and the Bengals won the toss and elected to receive.

The Bengals started their overtime drive with a 15-yard run by Joe Mixon. They then moved the ball down the field with a series of short passes and runs. McPherson then kicked a 33-yard field goal to win the game for the Bengals.

Key Plays

Ja'Marr Chase's 50-yard touchdown reception: The Bengals took an early lead in the game on a 50-yard touchdown pass from Joe Burrow to Ja'Marr Chase. The play was a perfect example of the Burrow-Chase connection, and it gave the Bengals a big early momentum boost.
Dameon Pierce's 1-yard touchdown run: The Texans came out strong in the second half, and they cut the Bengals' lead to 14-10 on a 1-yard touchdown run by Dameon Pierce. The run was Pierce's second of the game, and it showed that the Texans could run the ball

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