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Cardinals beat Bengals with help of 'phantom call'

Cardinals beat Bengals with help of 'phantom call'

The matchup between two of the best in the NFL lived up to the hype — with a bizarre twist at the end for good measure.

Chandler Catanzaro kicked a 32-yard field goal with 2 seconds remaining and the Arizona Cardinals escaped with a 34-31 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday night.

The winning field goal was from considerably closer range than it would have been because Cincinnati's Domata Peko was called for unsportsmanlike conduct for hollering out offensive signals to try to confuse the Cardinals (8-2) as they were about to spike the ball to set up the kick.

The penalty moved the ball from the 27 to the 14.

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