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Bengals primer against the Kansas City Chiefs

Cincinnati Bengals (1-3) vs. Kansas City Chiefs (2-3)

Series Leader: Chiefs, 12-11
Streak: Bengals, three of the past five.
Coaches vs. Opponent: Lewis: 2-1. Edwards: 2-1
Broadcast: CBS, 1:00 pm: Kevin Harlan, Rich Gannon. SIRIUS: 125 (KC), 123 (Cin.).
SB Nation: Arrowhead Pride

Bengals

  • The Cincinnati Bengals are the only team in the NFL with a 100% success rate in the red zone this season. (7 TDs and 3 FGs on 10 possessions)
  • When Carson Palmer throws for three touchdowns ore more, the Bengals are 11-2. He's on pace to throw for over 4,000 yards for a second straight season. Of his 101 completions, 67 have gone to either Chad Johnson or T.J. Houshmandzadeh. Of his 10 touchdown passes, eight have gone to either receiver.
  • When Rudi Johnson rushes for 100 yards or more, the Bengals are 15-4.
  • Chad Johnson has 24 career touchdowns on the road and 20 at home.
  • T.J. Houshmandzadeh looks to record his third straight 100-yard game -- first in career. Has scored a touchdown in each game this season.
  • Leon Hall leads all AFC rookies with two picks. An interception on Sunday would be his third straight game with a pick.

Chiefs

  • The Chiefs have won seven of their past nine home games.
  • Damon Huard, in his career as a starter, is 7-1 at home -- 65.2% comp (137/210), for 1,635 yards with 10 touchdowns and two picks. When posting a 90+ passer rating, Huard's teams are 9-0.
  • In two career games against the Bengals, Larry Johnson rushed for 269 yards on 43 carries with three touchdowns.
  • When Johnson carries the ball 30 times ore more, the Chiefs are 11-1. The Chiefs are 13-1 when Johnson gains 100+ yards at home.
  • With a touchdown reception, Tony Gonzalez can surpass Shannon Sharpe for most touchdown receptions in NFL history by a tight end. Gonzalez is tied with Otis Taylor for more 100-yard receiving games in franchise history. Gonzalez has at least one reception in 104 straight games -- second-best in history behind Ozzie Newsome (150 games).
  • Since 1995, Ty Law leads all NFL cornerbacks with 51 interceptions.
Offense Bengals Chiefs
Total 365.5 (4th) 282.4 (28th)
Passing 282.2 (3rd) 216.8 (15th)
Rushing 83.2 (26th) 65.6 (32nd)
Scoring 26.5 (4th) 12.6 (31st)
     
Defense Bengals Chiefs
Total 403.0 (30th) 300.0 (10th)
Passing 251.0 (28th) 174.4 (10th)
Rushing 152.0 (29th) 125.6 (24th)
Scoring 32.2 (32nd) 16.6 (9th)
     
Special Teams Bengals Chiefs
Kickoff Return 22.7 (22nd) 21.1 (27th)
Punt Return 5.5 (28th) 8.4 (17th)
Punt Return Yards Allowed 142 (26th) 240 (32nd)