Cincinnati Bengals receiver A.J. Green followed a disappointing game with a strong one — finishing with 173 yards and a touchdown —to lead his team to a 22-7 home victory over the Miami Dolphins on Thursday night.

A.J. Green Has Great Game As Bengals Top Dolphins 22-7

The Bengals (3-1) bounced back from a 29-17 home loss to the Broncos on Sunday with a powerful game against a worn-out team.

Green led the offense, beating the Dolphins (1-3) on every type of route. During the first three quarters, he recorded 166 yards on catches while Miami had 152 total yards. Cincinnati’s season-long issue of stalling out near the goal line forced the team to settle for Mike Nugent’s season-high five field goals. Green even made an incredible 51-yard catch along the sidelines in the first quarter–after quarterback Andy Dalton found himself scrambling– following the game’s first few stalled offensive possessions. The wideout capped off the drive with a TD reception to put the Bengals up 10-7 early on.

Green also had a 43-yard catch that set up another field goal in the third quarter for a 19-7 lead. He finished with 10 catches.

The Dolphins were missing four starting offensive linemen, two linebackers, running back Arian Foster and tight end Jordan Cameron. Miami had one major play– quarterback Ryan Tannehill threw a 74-yard touchdown pass to Kenny Stills– but couldn’t manage much else offensively.

Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict marked his return with a strong game, leading the Cincinnati defense. The volatile player was suspended by the NFL for the season’s first three games due to his illegal hits. Burfict received a loud ovation from the crowd when he ran onto the field during introductions wearing a baseball cap. He knocked down a pass and recorded three tackles.

The Bengals will next visit the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, Oct. 9, while the Dolphins will host the Tennessee Titans that same day.

CINCINNATI, OH – SEPTEMBER 29: A.J. Green #18 of the Cincinnati Bengals catches a pass during the second quarter of the game against the Miami Dolphins at Paul Brown Stadium on September 29, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

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