Week Ten Primer: Cincinnati Bengals (2-6) at Indianapolis Colts (5-3)

PHILADELPHIA - NOVEMBER 07: Peyton Manning #18 of the Indianapolis Colts looks on against the Philadelphia Eagles on November 7 2010 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Game: Cincinnati Bengals (2-6) at Indianapolis Colts (5-3)
Series Leader: Colts, 15-8
Streak: Colts have won six straight
Coaches vs. Opponent: Lewis 0-3. Caldwell: 0-0
Broadcast: CBS (1:00 PM ET): Greg Gumbel, Dan Dierdorf. SIRIUS: 129 (Cin.), 125 (Ind.). XM: 102 (Ind.). 
SB Nation: Stampede Blue
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Weather: Dome
Uniform: White

Cincinnati Bengals

  • The Bengals have played six of the previous seven games against the Colts in Indianapolis. Who makes these schedules?
  • Carson Palmer looks to record a third straight game with 300 yards passing or more on the road.
  • In Palmer's previous two games on the road, he's recorded five touchdowns and no interceptions for a 118.5 passer rating.
  • The Bengals are 15-3 when Palmer records three touchdown or more in a game.
  • When Cedric Benson rushes for 100 yards or more in a game, the Bengals are 9-1.
  • Terrell Owens has a touchdown in three of four career games against the Colts.
  • Owens surpassed Don Maynard for fourth most 100-yard receiving games in NFL history (Jerry Rice 76, Randy Moss 64, Marvin Harrison 59).
  • Owens recorded two touchdowns against the Steelers last week for his 32nd game with two touchdowns or more, which is third-most in the NFL (Jerry Rice 44, Randy Moss 36).
  • Owens looks to record a touchdown in his sixth straight game.
  • Roy Williams recorded his first interception since September 23, 2007.
  • Dhani Jones leads the team with 60 tackles.

Indianapolis Colts

  • Peyton Manning is 6-0 against the Bengals, completing 134 of 201 passes for 1,642 yards passing, 17 touchdowns and three interceptions for a pass rating for 113.7.
  • Manning looks to record three touchdowns or more in the fourth straight game against Cincinnati.
  • Joseph Addai needs 69 yards rushing to reach 4,000 yards in his career.
  • Rookie running back Javarris James rushed for a career-best two touchdowns last week.
  • Reggie Wayne recorded his fifth career 10-reception game last week and leads the NFL with 60 receptions.
  • Manning and Wayne have combined for 64 touchdowns and can tie Jim Kelly and Andre Reed (65) for fourth-most touchdowns by a quarterback-wide receiver combination in NFL history.
  • Tight end Jacob Tamme had a career-high 11 receptions and 108 yards receiving against the Eagles last week.
  • Tamme looks to record a touchdown in three straight games.
  • Dwight Freeney has 4.5 sacks in his previous two games against the Bengals.
  • Robert Mathis had 2.5 quarterback sacks in his last game against the Bengals.

TEAM RANKINGS

Offense Bengals Colts
Total 345.0 (15th) 394.8 (3rd)
Scoring 20.9 (17th) 27.1 (3rd)
Third Downs 36% (24th) 44% (6th)
Rushing 95.1 (22nd) 92.2 (25th)
Rushing TDs 3 (t-25th) 7 (t-10th)
20-Yard Runs 1 (31st) 2 (t-28th)
Passing 249.9 (6th) 302.5 (2nd)
Passing TDs 14 (t-9th) 16 (t-4th)
Sacks Allowed 14 (t-8th) 10 (1st)
20-yard Passes 21 (t-20th) 24 (14th)
Defense Bengals Colts
Total 338.5 (18th) 344.6 (20th)
Scoring 23.8 (t-25th) 21.0 (t-14th)
3rd Downs Allowed 42% (26th) 38% (17th)
Rushing 120.8 (23rd) 140.9 (29th)
Rushing TDs 7 (t-21st) 9 (t-27th)
20-Yard Runs 10 (t-last) 8 (t-22nd)
Passing 217.8 (17th) 203.8 (7th)
Passing TDs 11 (t-12th) 9 (t-6th)
Sacks 7 (31st) 17 (t-16th)
QB Rating 78.4 (14th) 82.7 (16th)
20-Yard Passes Allowed 25 (t-15th) 21 (t-7th)
Interceptions 10 (9th) 6 (t-22nd)
     
Special Teams Bengals Colts
Kickoff Return 20.0 (t-29th) 20.0 (t-29th)
Punt Return 6.3 (t-30th) 8.2 (t-20th)
Punting (Net) 38.0 (16th) 34.9 (28th)
Punts Inside the 20 15 (10th) 11 (t-21st)

2010 STATISTICAL INDIVIDUAL RANKINGS

Carson Palmer Stat Ranking
Quarterback Rating 83.6 20th
Yards Passing 2,103 6th
Touchdowns 14 t-6th
First Downs 107 6th
Average Yards/Att 6.6 t-24th
Completions 190 6th
Interceptions 8 t-22nd
Times Sacked 14 t-16th
     
Cedric Benson Stat Ranking
Yards Rushing 599 t-14th
Attempts / Game 20.1 7th
Touchdowns 3 t-17th
First Downs 34 t-9th
     
Chad Ochocinco Stat Ranking
Receptions 40 t-22nd
Yards Receiving 473 28th
Touchdowns 2 t-51st
20-yard receptions 3 t-84th
First Downs 26  
     
Terrell Owens Stat Ranking
Receptions 55 3rd
Yards Receiving 770 3rd
Touchdowns 7 t-4th
20-yard receptions 10 t-7th
First Downs 36 4th
     

CAREER AGAINST THE INDIANAPOLIS COLTS

Carson Palmer

Game Date Loc. Comp Att Yards TDs Int
2 12.18.2006 Indianapolis 14 28 176 0 0
1 11.20.2005 Cincinnati 25 38 335 2 1
               

Chad Ochocinco

Game Date Rec. Yards TDs
4 12.7.2008 5 79 0
3 12.18.2006 3 37 0
2 11.20.2005 8 189 1
1 10.6.2002 6 72 0

Terrell Owens

Date Rec Yards TDs
1.3.2010 4 65 1
11.19.2006 4 70 0
11.25.2001 6 103 1
10.18.1998 7 79 1

Cedric Benson

Date Rush Yards TDs
12.7.2008 16 57 0

All-Time Series

Date Location Result
12.7.2008 Indianapolis L, 3-35
12.18.2006 Indianapolis L, 16-34
11.20.2005 Cincinnati L, 37-45
10.6.2002 Indianapolis L, 21-28
10.24.1999 Indianapolis L, 10-31
12.13.1998 Indianapolis L, 26-39
11.9.1997 Indianapolis W, 28-13
12.22.1996 Cincinnati W, 31-24
9.3.1995 Indianapolis W, 24-21 OT
11.20.1994 Cincinnati L, 13-17
9.12.1993 Cincinnati L, 6-9
12.27.1992 Cincinnati L, 17-21
11.25.1990 Cincinnati L, 20-34
10.22.1989 Cincinnati L, 12-23
9.13.1987 Indianapolis W, 23-21
10.2.1983 Cincinnati L, 31-34
12.5.1982 Baltimore W, 20-17
10.11.1981 Baltimore W, 41-19
12.7.1980 Cincinnati W, 34-33
12.7.1979 Baltimore L, 28-38
11.4.1976 Baltimore L, 27-28
11.3.1974 Baltimore W, 24-14
11.19.1972 Cincinnati L, 19-20
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