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Bengals primer against the New York Jets

Cincinnati Bengals (1-4) vs. New York Jets (1-5)

Series Leader: Jets, 12-6
Streak: Jets, winners of the past five
Coaches vs. Opponent: Lewis: 0-1. Mangini: 0-0
Broadcast: CBS (4:05 PM ET): Ian Eagle, Solomon Wilcots. SIRIUS: 143 (NYJ), 119 (Cin.).
SB Nation: NY Landing Strip


  • When Carson Palmer records three touchdowns or more, the Bengals are 11-2. Ten of Palmer's 12 touchdown passes are to T.J Houshmandzadeh (7) and Chad Johnson (3).
  • When Rudi Johnson rushes for 100 yards or more, the Bengals are 15-4.
  • With 100 yards this weekend, Houshmandzadeh will tie a franchise record with four consecutive 100-yard receiving games (Carl Pickens, 1994). With a touchdown, it will be his sixth straight game with at least one touchdown.
  • Chad Johnson has at least 80 yards receiving or more in four of five games this season.
  • When the Bengals defense picks off two passes, they are 20-4 since 2003.
  • The defense recorded five sacks last week against Kansas City.
  • Leon Hall leads all AFC rookies with two picks.
  • Shayne Graham has made all seven field goal attempts in his last four games.


  • In his only meeting against the Bengals, Chad Pennington completed 20 of 27 passes for 224 yards and two touchdowns (123.1 passer rating). When Pennington passes for two touchdowns or more, the Jets are 15-7.
  • When Thomas Jones records 20 or more rushes in a game, his team's are 22-11. One loss was against the Bengals in 2005 when he rushed 27 times for 106 yards.
  • Laveranues Coles has four of the Jets seven touchdown receptions this season.
  • Jerricho Cotchery is averaging 95.9 yards receiving, per game, against the AFC.
  • Chris Baker looks to catch a pass for his 18th straight game.
  • When Kerry Rhodes records an interception, the Jets are 5-1.
  • With 2.5 sacks, Shaun Ellis (50.5) will pass Mo Lewis for 5th on the Jets all-time sack list.
  • Since 2001, the Jets lead the entire NFL with 9 kickoff returns for touchdown. .
Offense Bengals Jets
Total 367.0 (4th) 279.7 (30th)
Passing 284.8 (2nd) 189.2 (25th)
Rushing 82.2 (28th) 90.5 (23rd)
Scoring 25.2 (7th) 17.5 (24th)
Defense Bengals Jets
Total 393.2 (30th) 374.8 (28th)
Passing 247.4 (28th) 243.3 (27th)
Rushing 145.8 (29th) 131.5 (23rd)
Scoring 31.2 (32nd) 25.7 (25th)
Special Teams Bengals Jets
Kickoff Return 22.1 (25th) 30.3 (2nd)
Punt Return 4.5 (29th) 7.7 (2nd)