2 INTs help Dolphins beat Bengals 17-13

By Joe Kay

Associated Press

Published: Sunday, Oct. 7 2012 2:26 p.m. MDT

Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Michael Johnson (93) celebrates with defensive end Carlos Dunlap after sacking Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill in the first half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, in Cincinnati.

Michael Keating, Associated Press

CINCINNATI — Reshad Jones intercepted Andy Dalton's overthrown pass at midfield with 1:22 left on Sunday, preserving a 17-13 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals that ended two weeks of miserable, last-minute finishes for the Dolphins.

Miami (2-3) had dropped its past two games in overtime. The Dolphins held on against the Bengals (3-2), who never got anything going consistently on offense and wasted a chance for a tighter finish.

Mike Nugent was wide right on a 42-yard field goal try with 3 minutes left — his first miss of the season — giving the Dolphins a chance to run down the clock behind rookie quarterback Ryan Tannehill, who was smooth in the toughest moments.

The Bengals got the ball back at their 20 following a punt with 1:45 to go, but Dalton's second interception sealed it. Dalton was 26 of 43 for 234 yards with three sacks and two interceptions.

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