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Not used to the attention, Kevin Huber and his 57-yard punt into downpour helps save Bengals


In this Oct. 6, 2013 photo, Cincinnati Bengals punter Kevin Huber kicks a 57-yard punt in a driving rain late in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots, in Cincinnati. The deluge was beginning. The game was on the line. Huber tried to block all of it out, and he delivered one of the most impressive kicks of his career. (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman) (The Associated Press)

Kevin Huber's best punt came in the worst conditions he's ever experienced as a kicker.

He jogged onto the field at Paul Brown Stadium as a storm moved in on Sunday, bringing blinding rain and a nasty wind. Huber blocked it out and let off a 57-yard punt into the wind that helped the Bengals hold on for a 13-6 victory over the New England Patriots.

The ball traveled the whole distance on the fly, pinning the Patriots far away from the end zone. They couldn't make up the ground on their final drive during the storm. Huber's teammates point to the amazing kick as a key play in the game.

The Bengals (3-2) play at Buffalo (2-3) on Sunday.


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