Primer: Cincinnati Bengals (10-5) at New York Jets (8-7)

Game: Cincinnati Bengals (10-5) at New York Jets (8-7)
Series Leader: Jets, 13-7
Streak: Jets have won six of the past seven games
Coaches vs. Opponent: Lewis: 1-2. Ryan: 0-0
Broadcast: NBC (8:20 PM ET): Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Andrea Kremer (Field reporter).  Westwood One Radio: Dave Sims, James Lofton, Hub Arkush (Field reporter).  SIRIUS: 125 (WW1), 126 (Cin.), 127 (NYJ).  XM: 102 (WW1), 103 (Cin.), 104 (NYJ). 
SB Nation: Gang Green Nation
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Weather: Flurries, 20-plus MPH winds and a high of 32 [
Uniform: White  
Television Coverage: THE ENTIRE WORLD!

Cincinnati Bengals

  • Bengals look to win at least 11 games in one season for the fifth time in franchise history.
  • In two career games against the Jets, Carson Palmer has completed 32 of 48 passes for 474 yards passing with three touchdowns and a passer rating of 102.3.
  • Palmer needs 276 yards passing to reach 19,000 yards for his career.
  • Cedric Benson needs 49 yards rushing to become the third Bengals player to reach 1,300 yards in one season.
  • In his only game against the Jets, Larry Johnson rushed for 110 yards on nine carries and scored two touchdowns.
  • Chad Ochocinco looks to record a touchdown in five straight games.
  • Laveranues Coles spent seven seasons with the New York Jets and ranks fourth in franchise history with 459 receptions and fifth in franchise history with 5,941 yards receiving.
  • Leon Hall and Johnathan Joseph are the only teammates in the AFC with at least six interceptions each.

New York Jets

  • Can clinch a playoff berth with a win Sunday.
  • Jets are 10-2 all-time against Cincinnati in New York.
  • With 148 yards rushing, the New York Jets can surpass a franchise record 2,646 yards rushing set in 1979.
  • Quarterback Mark Sanchez leads all NFL rookies with 2,381 yards passing.
  • With two rushing touchdown, Thomas Jones will surpass his franchise record of 13 in 2008. With 12 yards rushing, Jones will also surpass his career high 1,335 yards rushing set in 2005.
  • Since 2008, Jones' 25 touchdowns ranks third-most in the NFL.
  • Rookie running back Shonn Greene averages five yards rushing per carry.
  • Wide receiver Braylon Edwards has five touchdown reception in his past five games against the Bengals. When we went to calculate how many passes he dropped against the Bengals, our laptop lost computing power and had to reboot. We didn't try again.
  • Dustin Keller needs five receptions and 23 yards receiving to surpass career-highs in both.


Offense Bengals Jets
Total 324.9 (20th) 321.1 (21st)
Scoring 20.3 (18th) 20.7 (17th)
Third Downs 42 (10th) 35 (24th)
Rushing 132.3 (6th) 166.6 (1st)
Rushing TDs 9 (t-20th) 17 (t-7th)
Passing 192.7 (22nd) 154.5 (30th)
Passing TDs 21 (t-16th) 12 (t-29th)
Sacks Allowed 26 (t-7th) 30 (t-11th)
20-yard Passes 37 (t-20th) 36 (23rd)
Defense Bengals Jets
Total 300.1 (4th) 264.3 (1st)
Scoring 16.9 (5th) 15.7 (1st)
3rd Downs Allowed 36 (10th) 33 (1st)
Rushing 87.7 (2nd) 100.4 (9th)
Rushing TDs 8 (t-6th) 11 (t-15th)
Passing 212.4 (14th) 163.9 (1st)
Passing TDs 18 (t-10th) 8 (1st)
Sacks 34 (t-12th) 29 (t-22nd)
QB Rating 74.0 (7th) 61.0 (1st)
20-Yard Passes Allowed 41 (t-13th) 31 (2nd)
Interceptions 19 (t-8th) 16 (t-13th)
Special Teams Bengals Jets
Kickoff Return 21.2 (26th) 24.5 (t-6th)
Punt Return 11.2 (6th) 8.7 (t-14th)
Punting (Net) 36.8 (22nd) 37.1 (21st)
Punts Inside the 20 22 (t-19th) 24 (t-13th)


Carson Palmer Stat Ranking
Quarterback Rating 86.3 15th
Yards Passing 3,094 18th
Touchdowns 21 t-14th
First Downs 158 t-15th
Average Yards/Att 6.8 t-18th
Completions 281 17th
Interceptions 12 t-14th
Times Sacked 26 t-17th
Cedric Benson Stat Ranking
Yards Rushing 1,251 7th
Attempts / Game 23.2 1st
Touchdowns 6 t-22nd
First Downs 57 t-6th
Chad Ochocinco Stat Ranking
Receptions 72 t-20th
Yards Receiving 1,047 19th
Touchdowns 9 t-10th
20-yard receptions 15 t-15th
First Downs 55 t-12th


Carson Palmer

Date Result Comp. Att. Yards TDs Int
10.21.2007 W, 38-31 14 21 226 1 1
9.12.2004 L, 24-31 18 27 248 2 1

Chad Johnson

Date Result Rec Yards TDs
10.12.2008 L, 14-26 5 57 0
10.21.2007 W, 38-31 3 102 0
9.12.2004 L, 24-31 5 99 1
12.16.2001 L, 14-15 2 13 0

Cedric Benson

Date Rushes Yards TDs
10.12.2008 4 6 0
11.19.2006 10 51 0
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