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Andy Dalton throws career-high 5 TDs _ 4 to Marvin Jones _ as Bengals drub Jets 49-9

  • Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton (14) congratulates wide receiver Marvin Jones (82) after they combined on their third touchdown pass of the game in the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/David Kohl)The Associated Press

  • Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Marvin Jones spikes the ball after catching an eight-yard touchdown pass against the New York Jets in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman)The Associated Press

  • New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan, right, watches on the sidelines during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman)The Associated Press

  • Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis works on the sidelines in the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/David Kohl)The Associated Press

  • Cincinnati Bengals middle linebacker Rey Maualuga is taken off the field after being injured in the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman)The Associated Press

Andy Dalton threw a career-high five touchdown passes — four of them to Marvin Jones — as the Cincinnati Bengals drubbed the New York Jets 49-9 on Sunday, their first dominant performance of a promising season.

Jones set a Bengals record for touchdown receptions, scoring on catches of 9, 6, 17 and 6 yards.

Dalton's five touchdown passes gave him 11 in his last three games, his best such span. He's the first quarterback to throw for five TDs against the Jets since Dan Marino in 1988.

The Bengals (6-2) won their fourth in a row and padded their AFC North lead.

New York (4-4) took its most lopsided loss since 2010. Rookie quarterback Geno Smith threw two interceptions that were returned for touchdowns.

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