Up 34-13 and facing a 4th-and-5 from the Eagles’ six-yard line with about four minutes to play, Cincinnati opted not to kick a field goal and instead dialed up a passing play. Andy Dalton‘s toss intended for Jermaine Gresham fell incomplete.
“We were really pissed off about that,” said Nnamdi Asomugha. “To go for it on fourth down and throw the ball…We were jawing back and forth, our players with their players. We were wondering where that came from with the game being over like that.”