Primer: Baltimore Ravens @ Cincinnati Bengals (Round Two)

All-time glory of Staty goodness.

Game: Baltimore Ravens (7-4) at Cincinnati Bengals (1-9-1)
Series Leader
: Ravens: 14-11
Streak: Bengals won three of the past four.
Coaches vs. Opponent: Lewis: 7-4. Harbaugh: 1-0
Broadcast: CBS (1:00 PM ET): Ian Eagle, Solomon Wilcots. SIRIUS: 107 (Bal.), 125 (Cin.). XM: 106 (Cin.).
SB Nation: Baltimore Beatdown
NFL.com: Game Center
Weather: High temps in the low 40s, light winds, rain and possible snow showers [Weather.com]
Uniform: Black
Television Coverage: Regional, connecting between cities [The 506]
Site: We plan on being here.

The last time both teams played, the Ravens offense benefited from two big plays, a 42-yard touchdown on a reverse to Mark Clayton and a 38-yard touchdown run by Joe Flacco. Ravens won 17-10, even though the Bengals offense didn't score a touchdown; Johnathan Joseph returned a fumble for touchdown.

Bengals

  • Bengals look for a fourth consecutive win at home against the Baltimore Ravens.
  • In six of seven starts, Ryan Fitzpatrick has completed 60% (or better) of his passes. In his past three games at home, Fitzpatrick completed 71 of 110 passes for 587 yards, four touchdowns and only one pick -- has 111 yards rushing in his past four games.
  • Unlike last week where he led the NFL, T.J. Houshmandzadeh ranks second behind Wes Welker for most completions in the NFL since 2007. Houshmandzadeh has 189 to Welker's 192.
  • Houshmandzadeh has six career touchdowns against the Ravens; most against any opponent.
  • Chad Johnson looks to record a reception in 103 consecutive games. Johnson averages 100.6 yards receiving per game in his past five games against Baltimore at home.
  • Dhani Jones leads the team with 100 tackles.
  • Glenn Holt, recording his first touchdown last week, is second in the AFC with 1,011 kickoff return yards.
  • Bengals are 22-6-1 since 2003 when recording multiple interceptions in a game.
  • Cedric Benson averages 76.6 yards rushing per game when recording 20 carries or more.

Ravens

  • Ravens have won five of their past six games.
  • Joe Flacco, in his past six games, has completed 58.9% (93/158) of his passes for 1,152 yards, nine touchdowns and only two picks (95.2 passer rating). He looks to complete a touchdown pass in seven consecutive games.
  • In his past two games against the AFC North, Flacco has recorded three touchdowns and no picks.
  • Willie McGahee looks to record 100 yards rushing or more against an AFC team, on the road, for the third straight game.
  • Le'ron McClain leads the team with seven touchdowns (six rushing, one reception).
  • Since 2003, Derrick Mason ranks second in the NFL with 504 receptions (Torry Holt has 541). Mason has averaged 86.3 yards receiving per game in the past three road games.
  • Since 2003, when the defense posts three sacks or more, the Ravens are 33-10.
  • Since 2002, Ed Reed leads the NFL with 37 interceptions and tied a career-high two touchdowns against the Eagles last week.
  • The Ravens haven't allowed a 100-yard rusher in 30 games.
  • Jarret Johnson has 2.5 sacks in his past two games, and looks to record a sack in his third straight.

Team Rankings

Offense Bengals Ravens
Total 239.5 (32nd) 311.9 (24th)
Passing 159.5 (30th) 168.5 (29th)
Passing TDs 9 (t-29th) 11 (t-24th)
Rushing 80.0 (31st) 143.5 (4th)
Rushing TDs 4 (32nd) 14 (t-5th)
Scoring 13.5 (31st) 23.5 (t-13th)
     
Defense Bengals Ravens
Total 340.1 (21st) 262.3 (2nd)
Passing 209.9 (15th) 182.1 (3rd)
Passing TDs 15 (t-16th) 12 (t-7th)
Rushing 130.2 (24th) 80.2 (4th)
Rushing TDs 14 (25th) 3 (2nd)
Scoring 25.1 (24th) 17 (4th)
Sacks 11 (31st) 22 (t-15th)
QB Rating 86.0 (18th) 60.6 (1st)
20-Yard Passes Allowed 25 (t-8th) 27 (t-13th)
Interceptions 8 (t-23rd) 19 (1st)
     
Special Teams Bengals Ravens
Kickoff Return 23.8 (t-10th) 20.4 (29th)
Punt Return 8.0 (t-23rd) 8.0 (t-23rd)
Punting (Net) 33.4 (31st) 39.9 (5th)
     
Turnover Differential -4 (23rd) +6 (5th)

All-Time Series

Date Location Result
9.7.2008 Baltimore L, 10-17
11.11.2007 Baltimore W, 21-7
9.10.2007 Cincinnati W, 27-20
11.30.2006 Cincinnati W, 13-7
11.5.2006 Baltimore L, 20-26
11.27.2005 Cincinnati W, 42-29
11.6.2005 Baltimore W, 21-9
12.5.2004 Baltimore W, 27-26
9.26.2004 Cincinnati L, 9-23
12.7.2003 Baltimore L, 13-31
10.19.2003 Cincinnati W, 34-26
12.1.2002 Cincinnati L, 23-27
11.10.2002 Baltimore L, 27-38
12.23.2001 Baltimore L, 0-16
9.23.2001 Cincinnati W, 21-10
11.5.2000 Cincinnati L, 7-27
9.24.2000 Baltimore L, 0-37
12.26.1999 Baltimore L, 0-22
11.21.1999 Cincinnati L, 31-34
11.22.1998 Cincinnati L, 13-20
9.27.1998 Baltimore L, 24-31
12.21.1997 Cincinnati W, 16-14
9.7.1997 Baltimore L, 10-23
12.8.1996 Cincinnati W, 21-14
11.3.1996 Baltimore W, 24-21

Carson Palmer (Just FYI, since he's not playing)

Game Date Loc. Comp Att Yards TDs Int
9 9/7/08 Away 9 24 94 0 1
8 11/11/07 Away 23 34 271 0 0
7 9/10/07 Home 20 32 194 2 0
6 11/30/06 Home 21 32 234 1 0
5 11/5/06 Away 12 26 194 1 2
4 11/27/05 Home 22 30 302 3 1
3 11/6/05 Away 19 26 248 2 0
2 12/5/04 Away 29 36 382 3 1
1 9/26/04 Home 25 52 316 0 3
      180 292 2,235 12 8

Chad Johnson

Game Date Loc. Rec. Yards TDs
14 9/7/08 Away 1 22 0
13 11/11/07 Away 4 73 0
12 9/10/07 Home 5 95 1
11 11/30/06 Home 8 91 0
10 11/5/06 Away 4 31 0
9 11/27/05 Home 5 88 1
8 11/6/05 Away 5 91 0
7 12/5/04 Away 10 161 2
6 9/26/04 Home 8 99 0
5 12/7/03 Away 2 15 0
4 10/19/03 Home 5 130 1
3 12/1/02 Home 4 78 1
2 11/10/02 Away 7 110 1
1 12/23/01 Away 3 28 0
      71 1,112 7

T.J. Houshmandzadeh

Game Date Loc. Rec. Yards TDs
12 9/7/08 Away 3 44 0
11 11/11/07 Away 6 45 0
10 9/10/07 Home 9 50 1
9 11/30/06 Home 10 106 1
8 11/5/06 Away 3 66 1
7 11/27/05 Home 9 147 1
6 11/6/05 Away 5 61 0
5 12/5/04 Away 10 171 1
4 9/26/04 Home 7 116 0
3 12/1/02 Home 4 35 1
2 11/10/02 Away 2 19 0
1 12/23/01 Away 5 63 0
      73 923 6

Kenny Watson

Game Date Rush Yards Rec Yards
7 9/7/08 2 13 2 3
6 11/11/07 9 24 3 25
5 9/10/07 0 0 0 0
4 11/30/06 0 0 1 20
3 11/5/06 0 0 0 0
2 12/5/04 1 19 1 7
1 9/26/04 1 10 2 15
    13 66 9 70

Week 1: Primer, Premonition of bad offense, didn't earn anything.

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