How did the Bengals defense do against the run?
A breakdown. (leading rusher is the player with the most yards at the running back position -- no QBs and no WRs)
|Team||Leading Rusher||Carries-Yards, TDs||Team Rush|
|Kansas City, W||Larry Johnson||17-68||113 yards|
|Cleveland, W||Reuben Droughns||14-32, TD||57 yards|
|Pittsburgh, W||Willie Parker||31-133, 2 TDs||170 yards|
|New England, L||Laurence Maroney||15-125, 2 TDs||236 yards|
|Tampa Bay, L||Cadillac Williams||19-94||126 yards|
|Carolina, W||DeShaun Foster||14-59||60 yards|
|Atlanta, L||Warrick Dunn||20-57||143 yards|
|Baltimore, L||Jamal Lewis||24-72 TD||129 yards|
|San Diego, L||LaDainian Tomlinson||22-104 4 TDs||107 yards|
|New Orleans, W||Reggie Bush||13-51||91 yards|
|Cleveland, W||Jerome Harrison||3-18||51 yards|
|Baltimore, W||Jamal Lewis||17-61||89 yards|
|Oakland, W||Justin Fargas||13-37||45 yards|
|Indianapolis, L||Dominic Rhodes||19-52||112 yards|
|Denver, L||Mike Bell||16-69, TD||127 yards|
|Pittsburgh, L||Willie Parker||37-134, 2 TDs||207 yards|
...in Wins: 84.5 yards (676) per game.
...in Losses: 148 yards (1,187) per game.
Note, Willie Parker just finished his second full season. Look at his results against the Bengals rush defense during the regular season.