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Primer: Cincinnati Bengals (1-10-1) @ Indianapolis Colts (8-4)

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All-time glory of Staty goodness.

Game: Cincinnati Bengals (1-10-1) at Indianapolis Colts (8-4)
Series Leader
: Colts, 14-8
Streak: Colts have won the last five.
Coaches vs. Opponent: Lewis: 0-2. Dungy: 5-0
Broadcast: CBS (1:00 PM ET): Ian Eagle, Solomon Wilcots. SIRIUS: 147 (Cin.), 127 (Ind.). XM: 108 (Ind.).
SB Nation: Stampede Blue
NFL.com: Game Center
Weather: High temps in the high 20s, if opened [Weather.com]
Uniform: White
Television Coverage: [The 506]

Bengals

  • In six of eight starts this season, Ryan Fitzpatrick has a 60% (or better) completion rate. Fitzpatrick has rushed for 140 yards in the past five games.
  • When Cedric Benson rushes 20 times or more, he averages 76.6 yards rushing.
  • Since 2007, T.J. Houshmandzadeh has 193 receptions; second to Wes Welker's 196 receptions.
  • Chad Johnson looks to catch a ball in 104 consecutive games.
  • In three career games against the Colts, Chad averages 17.5 yards per catch (17 receptions, 298 yards receiving).
  • Glenn Holt is still second in the AFC with 1,110 kickoff return yards.
  • Dhani Jones leads the team with 113 tackles.
  • In his last meeting against the Colts, Antwan Odom had two seconds with the Titans.
  • Since 2003, when the Bengals intercept two passes or more, they're 22-6-1.

Colts

  • Colts look to record six straight wins against the Bengals.
  • In five consecutive wins, Peyton Manning has completed 119 of 180 passes for 1,194 yards, nine touchdowns and three picks.
  • Since 2004, the Colts are 42-7 when Manning records two touchdowns or more.
  • Manning is 5-0 against the Bengals, with 14 touchdowns, three interceptions and a 109.2 passer rating.
  • Joseph Addai is averaging 77.3 yards rushing per game in his past three games.
  • Dominic Rhodes needs 31 yards rushing to surpass 3,000 yards rushing for his career; also only needs 84 yards receiving to surpass the 1,000 yards receiving mark.
  • In his past two games against the Bengals, Reggie Wayne has 12 receptions for 201 yards and two touchdowns.
  • Marvin Harrison averages 99.5 yards receiving per game against the Bengals for his career.
  • In his last game against the Bengals, Harrison totaled three touchdowns.
  • Anthony Gonzalez has 581 yards receiving and 48 receptions this season -- both career highs.
  • Dwight Freeney has five sacks in his past four games. He tied a career-high three sacks in his last meeting against the Bengals.
  • Including the post-season, the Colts are 15-2 when Freeney registers two sacks or more.
  • Robert Mathis has 3.5 sacks in his past two games.

Team Rankings

Offense Bengals Colts
Total 232.4 (32nd) 318.9 (22nd)
Passing 154.3 (30th) 239.1 (7th)
Passing TDs 9 (30th) 19 (9th)
Rushing 78.1 (31st) 79.8 (29th)
Rushing TDs 4 (32nd) 9 (t-20th)
Scoring 12.6 (32nd) 21.4 (22nd)
     
Defense Bengals Colts
Total 349.3 (24th) 322.2 (15th)
Passing 217.8 (20th) 188.3 (6th)
Passing TDs 18 (t-22nd) 4 (1st)
Rushing 131.6 (24th) 133.8 (25th)
Rushing TDs 14 (t-23rd) 15 (25th)
Scoring 25.8 (24th) 20.8 (11th)
Sacks 13 (31st) 19 (t-28th)
QB Rating 89.7 (23rd) 78.0 (12th)
20-Yard Passes Allowed 30 (t-13th) 23 (2nd)
Interceptions 8 (25th) 11 (t-12th)
     
Special Teams Bengals Colts
Kickoff Return 23.6 (12th) 21.7 (t-24th)
Punt Return 8.1 (23rd) 5.3 (31st)
Punting (Net) 34.5 (30th) 38.6 (8th)

All-Time Series

Date Location Result
12.18.2006 Indianapolis L, 16-34
11.20.2005 Cincinnati L, 37-45
10.6.2002 Indianapolis L, 21-28
10.24.1999 Indianapolis L, 10-31
12.13.1998 Indianapolis L, 26-39
11.9.1997 Indianapolis W, 28-13
12.22.1996 Cincinnati W, 31-24
9.3.1995 Indianapolis W, 24-21 OT
11.20.1994 Cincinnati L, 13-17
9.12.1993 Cincinnati L, 6-9
12.27.1992 Cincinnati L, 17-21
11.25.1990 Cincinnati L, 20-34
10.22.1989 Cincinnati L, 12-23
9.13.1987 Indianapolis W, 23-21
10.2.1983 Cincinnati L, 31-34
12.5.1982 Baltimore W, 20-17
10.11.1981 Baltimore W, 41-19
12.7.1980 Cincinnati W, 34-33
12.7.1979 Baltimore L, 28-38
11.4.1976 Baltimore L, 27-28
11.3.1974 Baltimore W, 24-14
11.19.1972 Cincinnati L, 19-20

Carson Palmer (Just FYI, since he's not playing)

Game Date Loc. Comp Att Yards TDs Int
2 12.18.2006 Indianapolis 14 28 176 0 0
1 11.20.2005 Cincinnati 25 38 335 2 1
               

Chad Johnson

Game Date Rec. Yards TDs
14 12.18.2006 3 37 0
13 11.20.2005 8 189 1
12 10.6.2002 6 72 0

T.J. Houshmandzadeh

Game Date Rec. Yards TDs
3 12.18.2006 4 49 0
2 11.20.2005 5 47 0
1 10.6.2002 1 16 0