Primer: Cincinnati Bengals (4-2) At Seattle Seahawks (2-4)

Game: Cincinnati Bengals (4-2) At Seattle Seahawks (2-4)
Series Leader: Seahawks, 9-8
Streak: Seahawks have won seven of the past 10
Coaches vs. Opponent: Lewis: 1-1. Carroll: 0-0
Broadcast: CBS (1:15 PM PT): Bill Macatee, Steve Tasker. SIRIUS: 112 (Cin.), 94 (Sea.). XM: 227 (Sea.)
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CINCINNATI BENGALS

  • Bengals are looking to record their fourth straight win.
  • Through three road games this year, the Bengals are 2-1 away from Paul Brown Stadium.
  • Rookie quarterback Andy Dalton has a passer rating of over 100 in three of his past six games.
  • Dalton is only the second rookie quarterback to win three straight in franchise history (Greg Cook, 1969).
  • Bernard Scott's career yard/rush average against the NFC is 5.2 yards/rush.
  • A.J. Green looks to post a touchdown reception in his fourth straight on the road.
  • Green currently leads all NFL rookies in receptions (29), yards receiving (453) and touchdowns (4).
  • Jerome Simpson posted his second 100-yard game this season against the Colts during Cincinnati's last game.
  • Tight end Jermaine Gresham has a touchdown reception in two of his past three games.
  • Bengals are allowing 278.5 yards/game this season, second-best in the NFL.
  • Defense has recorded seven fumble recoveries, second-most in the NFL behind Baltimore (9).
  • Cornerback Leon Hall registered his first interception against the Colts.
  • Jonathan Fanene tied a career-best two quarterback sacks in his previous outing against an NFC opponent.
  • Safety Reggie Nelson leads the team with 39 tackles.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS

  • Quarterback Tarvaris Jackson has won two of three starts this year.
  • In his last home game, quarterback Charlie Whitehurst completed 22 of 36 passes (61.1%) for 192 yards passing, a touchdown and a passer rating of 84.5.
  • Running back Marshawn Lynch looks to post a touchdown in his third straight game.
  • Lynch has five rushing touchdowns in his past five home games.
  • In his only meeting against he Cincinnati Bengals, Lynch posted 153 yards rushing, including a 56-yard touchdown run.
  • Leon Washington has seven career kickoff returns for touchdowns, second-most in NFL history behind Joshua Cribbs (8).
  • Undrafted free agent wide receiver Doug Baldwin is second among NFC rookies with 20 receptions for 330 yards receiving, averaging 16.5 yards/reception, which ranks highest among rookies with 15-plus receptions.
  • Wide receiver Sidney Rice has 27 receptions for 424 yards receiving and three touchdowns in his previous five games against the AFC.
  • Defensive end Chris Clemons has six quarterback sacks in his previous five games.
  • Safety Kam Chancellor has two interceptions, a quarterback sack, forced fumble and fumble recovery.

TEAM RANKINGS (2011)

Offense Bengals Seahawks
Total 326.5 (22nd) 262.8 (31st)
Scoring 22.8 (17th) 16.2 (t-27th)
Third Downs 34% (23rd) 31% (26th)
Rushing 105.3 (21st) 80.0 (31st)
Rushing TDs 4 (t-17th) 3 (t-23rd)
20-Yard Runs 2 (t-28th) 3 (t-23rd)
Passing 221.2 (20th) 182.8 (28th)
Passing TDs 8 (t-16th) 7 (t-22nd)
Sacks Allowed 11 (t-7th) 23 (t-31st)
20-yard Passes 20 (t-16th) 16 (t-24th)
     
Defense Bengals Seahawks
Total 278.5 (2nd) 354.7 (15th)
Scoring 18.5 (4th) 21.3 (t-11th)
3rd Downs Allowed 36% (11th) 37% (13th)
Rushing 89.5 (5th) 105.0 (11th)
Rushing TDs 5 (t-13th) 5 (t-13th)
20-Yard Runs 2 (t-4th) 2 (t-4th)
Passing 189.0 (5th) 249.7 (20th)
Passing TDs 6 (t-4th) 6 (t-4th)
Sacks 14 (t-19th) 13 (t-21st)
QB Rating 83.6 (16th) 86.2 (18th)
20-Yard Passes Allowed 14 (t-1st) 16 (t-7th)
Interceptions 2 (t-30th) 6 (t-17th)
     
Special Teams Bengals Seahawks
Kickoff Return 22.9 (t-21st) 21.4 (28th)
Punt Return 10.6 (12th) 11.9 (8th)
Punting (Net) 40.2 (10th) 39.9 (11th)
Punts Inside the 20 11 (t-7th) 13 (t-3rd)

CAREER AGAINST THE SEAHAWKS

Andy Dalton

Date Cmp Att Yrds TD INT Rating
N/A            

Bruce Gradkowski

Date Cmp Att Yrds TD INT Rating
             

Cedric Benson

Date Rushes Yards TDs
11.18.2007 11 89 1
10.1.2006 11 37 0

Jerome Simpson

Date Rec Yards TDs
N/A      

A.J. Green

Date Rec Yards TDs
N/A      

Andre Caldwell

Date Rec Yards TDs
       
       

Jermaine Gresham

Date Rec Yards TDs
       
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