Cincinnati Bengals (1-1) vs. Seattle Seahawks (1-1)
Series Leader: Tied at 8-8.
Streak: Seahawks won 2 of the past 3 with Cincinnati beating Seattle 27-24 on October 26, 2003 in their last meeting. Defense forced five turnovers.
Coaches vs. Opponent: Lewis: 1-0, Holmgren: 4-1
Broadcast: CBS, 4:05: Gus Johnson, Steve Tasker. Sirius: 122 (Cincinnati) and 126 (Seattle)
SB Nation: Field Gulls
- Bengals look for third consecutive win against an NFC team.
- Palmer is 8-2 all-time against NFC Teams. Last week, Palmer threw for a franchise record six touchdowns.
- In his first meeting against Seattle, Rudi Johnson ran for 101 yards rushing on 27 carries and a touchdown.
- Chad Johnson leads the NFL with 304 yards receiving.
- T.J. Houshmandzadeh tied a career-high two touchdowns receiving last week.
- With an interception against Cleveland, Dexter Jackson has 16 career interceptions.
- Seahawks have won seven of their past nine AFC meetings at home.
- In his only game against Cincinnati, Matt Hasselbeck recorded 344 yards passing and three touchdowns. Hasselbeck has also won four of the past five AFC starts.
- In his only game against Seattle, Shaun Alexander recorded 138 yards total (86 rushing, 52 receiving). Alexander is averaging 136.4 yards rushing per game in his past five AFC match-ups with 10 total touchdowns. Seattle is 23-2 when Alexander rushes for two touchdowns or more.
- Last week, Deion Branch recorded 122 yards receiving on seven reception.
- For the second week in a row, Seahawks linebacker Lofa Tatupu faces an old USC teammate at Quarterback. Picked off Leinart last week.
|Passing||297.5 (3rd)||251.5 (12th)|
|Rushing||96.0 (20th)||115.5 (13th)|
|Scoring||36.0 (3rd)||20.0 (t-14th)|
|Passing||267.5 (t-27)||246.5 (23rd)|
|Rushing||166.5 (28th)||111.0 (t-16th)|
|Scoring||35.5 (29th)||14.5 (9th)|
|Kickoff return||24.1 (13th)||15.8 (31st)|