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Primer: Bengals @ Jets (Game #6)

Game: Cincinnati Bengals (0-5) @ New York Jets (2-2)
Series Leader
: Jets, 12-7
Streak: Jets have won five of the past six
Coaches vs. Opponent: Lewis: 1-1. Mangini: 0-1
Broadcast: CBS (1:00 PM ET): Dick Enberg, Randy Cross, Dan Fouts. SIRIUS: 153 (Cin.), 126 (NYJ). Direct TV: 706
SB Nation: Gang Green Nation
NFL.com: Game Center
Weather: Hi of 71, mostly sunny with light winds. [Weather.com]
Uniform: White
Television Coverage: Mostly regional. [the 506 TV distribution maps]
Site: We plan on being here.

BENGALS

  • In two career games against the Jets, Carson Palmer has a 1-1 record. He's completed 32 of 48 passes for 474 yards passing with three touchdowns and two picks (102.3 passer rating).
  • With ten carries, Cedric Benson is averaging 5.1 yards per rush (51 yards rushing).
  • In the past three games against the Jets, T.J. Houshmandzadeh has 25 receptions for 271 yards and three touchdowns.
  • In his past two games against the Jets, Chad Johnson has 201 yards receiving... looking for a reception in 98th straight game.
  • In his last game against the Jets, Antwan Odom recorded a sack and forced fumble.

JETS

  • The Jets are 2-0 coming off a bye week under head coach Eric Mangini.
  • Brett Favre looks to be the first Jet since Richard Todd (1981) to record three touchdown passes in three consecutive games.
  • In four career games against the Bengals, Brett Favre has completed 102 of 156 passes for 1,181 yards, seven touchdowns and seven picks (84.4 passer rating).
  • When Favre records a passer rating of 100 or more, his teams are 85-8.
  • Thomas Jones has recorded 173 yards rushing, on 46 attempts, in two career games against the Bengals.
  • When Jones rushes 20 times or more, his teams are 26-13.
  • Tight End Dustin Keller aims to record a touchdown in his third consecutive game -- leads all rookie tight ends with two touchdowns.
  • Darrelle Revis had a career-high two interceptions in his last game -- including one 32-yard touchdown return.

Team Rankings

Offense Bengals Jets
Total 239.2 (31st) 307.5 (20th)
Passing 161.2 (27th) 221.0 (10th)
Rushing 78.0 (30th) 86.5 (26th)
Scoring 14.8 (29th) 28.8 (6th)
     
Defense Bengals Jets
Total 338.6 (19th) 340.5 (20th)
Passing 167.6 (6th) 265.0 (31st)
Rushing 171.0 (29th) 75.5 (5th)
Scoring 23.6 (14th) 29 (5th)
Sacks 3.0 (t-31st) 13.0 (t-7th)
QB Rating 86.0 (19th) 92.7 (24th)
     
Turnovers Bengals Jets
Interceptions 2 (t-23rd) 5 (t-9th)
     
Special Teams Bengals Jets
Kickoff Return 27.1 (4th) 26.0 (7th)
Punt Return 10.1 (13th) 12.2 (7th)
Punting (Net) 35.1 (26th) 36.1 (23rd)

Carson Palmer

Date Result Comp. Att. Yards TDs Int
10.14.2007 W, 38-31 14 21 226 1 1
9.12.2004 L, 24-31 18 27 248 2 1

Chad Johnson

Date Result Rec Yards TDs
10.14.2007 W, 38-31 3 102 0
9.12.2004 L, 24-31 5 99 1
12.16.2001 L, 14-15 2 13 0

T.J. Houshmandzadeh

Date Result Rec Yards TDs
10.14.2007 W, 38-31 4 43 1
9.12.2004 L, 24-31 3 38 0
12.16.2001 L, 14-15 1 5 0

The Last Time. The last time the Bengals faced Brett Favre, was on October 30, 2005 against the Green Bay Packers. Favre threw five interceptions in a 21-14 Bengals win.