Primer: Buffalo Bills (1-8) at Cincinnati Bengals (2-7)

ORCHARD PARK NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Members of the Buffalo Jills cheerleading squad fininish a routine during the NFL season opener against the Miami Dolphins at Ralph Wilson Stadium on September 12 2010 in Orchard Park New York. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Game: Buffalo Bills (1-8) at Cincinnati Bengals (2-7)
Series Leader: Bills, 14-9
Streak: Bills have won nine straight
Coaches vs. Opponent: Lewis 0-4. Gailey: 0-0
Broadcast: CBS (1:00 PM ET): Gus Johnson, Steve Tasker. SIRIUS: 108 (Buf.), 122 (Cin.). XM: 106 (Cin.). 
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Weather: Mostly sunny with a high of 63 degrees [Weather.com]
Uniform: Orange

Cincinnati Bengals

  • Carson Palmer looks to record to record two touchdowns or more passing in his seven consecutive game.
  • Palmer is also tied for most fourth quarter touchdown passes in the the league with six.
  • Bengals are 15-3 when Palmer records three touchdown passes in a game.
  • Against the Colts last week, Palmer completed two or more passes to seven different receivers.
  • Cedric Benson rushed for two touchdowns in his previous meeting against the Bills, while with the Chicago Bears, in 2006.
  • Since October, Terrell Owens leads the NFL with 682 yards receiving and tied for league high with 45 receptions with Roddy White.
  • Owens has seven touchdown reception in the past six games.
  • In his past two games against the Bills, Chad Ochocinco is averaging 82.5 yards receiving per game.
  • 16 of Chad's previous 21 receptions have been for first downs.
  • Jermaine Gresham leads all AFC rookies with 40 receptions.

Buffalo Bills

  • The Bills have scored 22 points or more in every game during Buffalo's nine-game winning streak dating back to 1989.
  • Bills are looking to record their fourth straight win in Cincinnati.
  • Ryan Fitzpatrick (1,645) needs 261 yards passing to surpass previous career high of 1,905 yards passing in 2008.
  • Fitzpatrick aims to record a touchdown for an 11th straight game.
  • The Bills are 4-1 when Fred Jackson rushes for 100 yards or more.
  • Jackson became the first Buffalo Bill to record a rushing and receiving touchdown since Travis Henry in 2003.
  • Lee Evans looks to record a fourth straight 100-yard receiving performance against the Bengals.

TEAM RANKINGS

Offense Bengals Bills
Total 344.6 (15th) 303.0 (28th)
Scoring 20.4 (21st) 18.2 (29th)
Third Downs 36% (22nd) 41% (11th)
Rushing 92.6 (26th) 110.9 (15th)
Rushing TDs 3 (t-29th) 4 (t-25th)
20-Yard Runs 2 (t-30th) 5 (t-20th)
Passing 252.0 (8th) 192.1 (28th)
Passing TDs 16 (t-10th) 15 (t-14th)
Sacks Allowed 17 (t-11th) 20 (t-19th)
20-yard Passes 24 (t-24th) 21 (30th)
Defense Bengals Bills
Total 329.3 (15th) 373.7 (26th)
Scoring 23.7 (23rd) 27.2 (27th)
3rd Downs Allowed 41% (25th) 41% (24th)
Rushing 115.8 (22nd) 166.9 (32nd)
Rushing TDs 8 (t-21st) 9 (t-26th)
20-Yard Runs 11 (t-last) 9 (t-25th)
Passing 213.6 (12th) 206.8 (7th)
Passing TDs 11 (t-6th) 18 (t-28th)
Sacks 9 (31st) 13 (t-26th)
QB Rating 77.4 (7th) 102.4 (29th)
20-Yard Passes Allowed 26 (t-10th) 26 (t-10th)
Interceptions 10 (t-9th) 2 (32nd)
     
Special Teams Bengals Bills
Kickoff Return 21.1 (25th) 23.7 (t-14th)
Punt Return 5.9 (31st) 9.8 (t-14th)
Punting (Net) 38.1 (15th) 37.1 (19th)
Punts Inside the 20 19 (t-4th) 10 (30th)

2010 STATISTICAL INDIVIDUAL RANKINGS

Carson Palmer Stat Ranking
Quarterback Rating 83.0 21st
Yards Passing 2,395 6th
Touchdowns 16 t-5th
First Downs 123 5th
Average Yards/Att 6.7 t-24th
Completions 221 3rd
Interceptions 11 t-29th
Times Sacked 17 t-22nd
     
Cedric Benson Stat Ranking
Yards Rushing 623 15th
Attempts / Game 19.4 8th
Touchdowns 3 t-19th
First Downs 36 11th
     
Chad Ochocinco Stat Ranking
Receptions 47 t-16th
Yards Receiving 559 24th
Touchdowns 3 t-38th
20-yard receptions 4 t-77th
First Downs 31 15th
     
Terrell Owens Stat Ranking
Receptions 59 3rd
Yards Receiving 834 3rd
Touchdowns 7 t-5th
20-yard receptions 12 7th
First Downs 40 4th
     

CAREER AGAINST THE BUFFALO BILLS

Carson Palmer

Game Date Loc. Comp Att Yards TDs Int
2 11.4.2007 Buffalo 26 39 271 2 1
1 12.24.2005 Cincinnati 25 36 266 2 2
               

Chad Ochocinco

Game Date Rec. Yards TDs
5 11.4.2007 3 48 0
4 12.24.2005 9 117 1
3 12.19.2004 2 10 0
2 10.5.2003 6 59 0
1 12.29.2002 6 123 0

Terrell Owens

Game Date Rec. Yards TDs
3 10.8.2007 2 25 0
2 12.2.2001 6 72 1
1 10.4.1998 4 69 0

Cedric Benson

Date Rush Yards TDs
10.8.2006 14 48 2
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