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Playing without running back Rudi Johnson and wide receiver T.J. Houshmandzadeh, Cincinnati didn't gain a first down until early in the second quarter.
Carson Palmer finished the game 5-for-9 for 33 yards with a touchdown, connecting with tight end Ben Utecht for a 14-yard score early in the second quarter.
Backup Ryan Fitzpatrick took over and led the Bengals on a drive, handing off to Chris Perry for a 6-yard touchdown that put Cincinnati ahead 14-10. Fitzpatrick led the Bengals into Packers territory again later in the quarter, and Shayne Graham's 43-yard field goal put the Bengals ahead 17-10 going into halftime.
"Offensively, we got off to a slow start, but we picked up the pace as the half went on," Bengals coach Marvin Lewis said.
Graham added a 32-yarder in the fourth quarter. Packers rookie Matt Flynn connected with running back Kregg Lumpkin for an 11-yard touchdown with just over three minutes left in the game.
Bengals wide receiver Chad Johnson played into the second quarter, catching one pass for 10 yards.
Martin, one of Rodgers' favorite targets in practice, left the game with a head injury in the second quarter. He walked off the field unassisted but didn't return.
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