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Jets give up 5 TD passes, drubbed by Bengals 49-9

By JOE KAY - AP Sports Writer
    2013-10-27 20:08

CINCINNATI (AP) - Not the worst drubbing coach Rex Ryan has taken. Close, though.

And if the New York Jets don't get things fixed pretty fast, they could have more ugliness headed their way.

Unheralded Marvin Jones caught four of Andy Dalton's career-high five touchdown passes on Sunday as the Cincinnati Bengals drubbed the Jets 49-9, a dominant performance that will turns heads around the NFL.

As will the Jets' performance. Up next: New Orleans and quarterback Drew Brees.

''Well, if we don't play better than we did today, then hell yeah, that guy will break every record known to man against us,'' Ryan said. ''So I think we'll play better.''

It's been a while since they'd played so poorly. The Jets (4-4) took their most lopsided loss since a 45-3 loss to New England in 2010, which Ryan ranks as a low point.

''The loss to New England - 45-3 - felt worse,'' Ryan said. ''On a scale of 10, this one's a 10. But that one to New England was like an 11. It's brutal.''

That pretty well described the Jets' defense, which came into the game ranked No. 4 in the NFL but got shredded from the outset. Jones had career highs with eight catches for 122 yards and set a Bengals record with his four touchdown catches.

Jones scored on catches of 9, 6, 17 and 6 yards. He's the first NFL receiver with four touchdown catches in a game since Randy Moss and Terrell Owens did it in 2007.

Dalton became the first to throw for five TDs against the Jets since Dan Marino in 1988.

''I can't say enough about what our offense did today,'' Bengals safety Chris Crocker said. ''They took advantage of everything. I've never seen receivers run past (defensive backs) so many times in a game.''

The Bengals (6-2) won their fourth in a row and padded their AFC North lead by taking advantage of New York's step-slow pass defense and its rookie quarterback, who had his worst day. Geno Smith threw two interceptions that were returned for touchdowns before heading to the bench early in the fourth quarter.

It was Cincinnati's most lopsided victory during coach Marvin Lewis' 11 seasons.

The Jets stayed in their win-one, lose-one pattern. They have yet to win back-to-back games this season.

''It's been up-down, up-down all year,'' said Smith, who was 20 of 30 for 159 yards. ''That's the way it's been so far. Sometimes we do it, other times we don't. That's a part of developing consistency.''

This one slipped away fast.

The Bengals got touchdowns on their first two possessions while the Jets managed only 1 net yard in the first quarter - their fewest for a quarter since 2009.

Cincinnati figured it could take advantage of New York's man-to-man coverage by throwing deep. Dalton's line gave him plenty of time and he was on target most of the time, setting up a lot of big plays.

The biggest came from Jones, a fifth-round draft pick with a lot of speed. In his breakout game, he showed a good pair of hands and a few nifty moves, too. His 30-yard catch set up Dalton's 4-yard touchdown pass to tight end Jermaine Gresham, who was uncovered in the back of the end zone.

A.J. Green also had two catches of 53 yards each as Dalton showed he can complete the long throw - one of his biggest deficiencies in his first two seasons.

''I would say that absolutely surprised me,'' Ryan said of his defense's collapse. ''We got beat in every coverage known to man. Five touchdown passes? I don't know how many times that's happened in my lifetime. Not very often.''

Smith showed he's still got an awful lot to learn. With the Jets trailing 28-6 coming out of halftime, Smith made two more glaring mistakes.

Crocker returned his first pass of the second half 32 yards for a touchdown. Early in the fourth quarter, Adam ''Pacman'' Jones ran another back 60 yards for a score, sidestepping the diving Smith to reach the end zone.

Smith has had three interceptions returned for touchdowns in the last two games. New England's Logan Ryan ran one back 79 yards for a score during the Jets' 30-27 overtime victory last week.

Notes: Bengals MLB Rey Maualuga was taken off the field on a cart in the first half after hurting his left knee and apparently suffering a concussion while trying to make a tackle. Lewis said Maualuga wasn't seriously injured. ... It was the first time the Bengals returned two interceptions for a touchdown since Dec. 16, 1984, against Buffalo. ... Ryan said he benched cornerback Dee Milliner during the game because ''he wasn't getting it done.''

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