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Bengals’ offense embarrassed in Cleveland

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CINCINNATI — All of the Bengals’ talent couldn’t get them even one touchdown.

And it captured their attention.

A 17-6 loss in Cleveland on Sunday left the Bengals totally surprised and even a bit embarrassed. They felt very good about their offense heading into the game, but couldn’t even get into the end zone one time.

Surprising? More like shocking.

‘‘I still feel like we have a great offensive group in my room,’’ coordinator Jay Gruden said on Monday. ‘‘So for us to score 6 points anywhere against anybody is shocking, quite honestly. And it’s something we have to fight out of.’’

The Bengals (2-2), who play host to the Patriots (4-0) on Sunday, wasted a chance to take control of the AFC North.

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