Game: Baltimore Ravens (4-3) at Cincinnati Bengals (5-2)
Series Leader: Baltimore, 15-12
Streak: Bengals have won four of the past six meetings
Coaches vs. Opponent: Lewis: 8-5. Harbaugh: 2-1.
Broadcast: CBS (1:00 PM ET): Dick Enberg, Dan Fouts. Westwood One Radio: Kevin Kugler, Mark Malone. SIRIUS: 129 (Bal.), 123 (Cin.). XM: 105 (Cin.).
SB Nation: Baltimore Beatdown
NFL.com: Game Center
Weather: Partly cloudy with a high of 64 degrees and light winds. [Weather.com]
Television Coverage: Ohio, West Virginia, eastern Kentucky, most of Virginia, Pennsylvania and Colorado  Note: Since the game isn't sold out yet, the Bengals could be blacked out in the Cincinnati market.
- Dating back to December 14, 2008, the Cincinnati Bengals have won eight of their past ten games.
- When a Bengals running back rushes 25 times or more, the Bengals are 25-1 (.961) under head coach Marvin Lewis er
- Against the Chicago Bears, quarterback Carson Palmer had the best touchdown to interception ratio in his career (+5) tying Boomer Esiason for a franchise record.
- Palmer is 7-3 when starting against the Ravens.
- Dating back to December 21, 2008, running back Cedric Benson leads the AFC (second in the NFL) with 1,002 yards rushing on 227 attempts (4.4 yards-per-rush).
- When Benson rushes 20 times or more in a game, he averages 105.3 yards rushing per game (his teams are 10-1-1).
- Benson also looks to have back-to-back 100-yard rushing performance against the Ravens (recorded 120 yards rushing in first meeting).
- Since 2002, Chad Ochocinco ranks second in the NFL with 9,149 yards receiving -- Torry Holt has 9,298 yards receiving.
- Chad is looking to record a third straight 100-yard receiving game -- averaging 105 yards receiving per game in the past three games.
- The Bengals defense has recorded six interceptions in the past three games.
- Leon Hall has three picks in his past three games and Chris Crocker is looking to record an interception for a third consecutive game.
- Baltimore Ravens offense averages 28.4 points per game. They are on pace to break the franchise scoring record they set in 2003 (24.7 points per game).
- Joe Flacco is 2-1 as a starter against the Cincinnati Bengals with a career 84.2 passer rating against Cincinnati (completed 56 of 89 passes for 595 yards receiving, three touchdowns and two interceptions).
- With a touchdown against Cincinnati, Flacco will have a passing touchdown in eight straight games.
- Ray Rice is averaging 100.7 yards rushing in games that he records 20 rushing attempts or more.
- In his past four games, Rice is averaging 149.3 yards from scrimmage (333 rushing, 264 receiving).
- Willie McGahee is tied for fourth in the NFL with seven touchdowns (five rushing, two receiving).
- Derrick Mason is averaging 85.7 yards receiving per game in his past three games against the Bengals.
- Ed Reed is tied for second most career touchdown returns (12) among active players.
- Reed has six interceptions against the Bengals, second most against any opponent.
|Total||345.9 (13th)||378.7 (7th)|
|Scoring||23.3 (15th)||28.4 (4th)|
|Third Downs||42 (t-12th)||48 (3rd)|
|Passing||218.1 (18th)||253.9 (10th)|
|Passing TDs||13 (t-8th)||12(t-10th)|
|Rushing||127.7 (9th)||124.9 (10th)|
|Rushing TDs||6 (t-14th)||10 (t-5th)|
|Sacks Allowed||11 (t-6th)||12 (9th)|
|20-yard Passes||18 (t-17th)||24 (t-9th)|
|Total||341.3 (21st)||313.7 (13th)|
|Scoring||18.3 (6th)||19.6 (11th)|
|Passing||253.3 (30th)||226.1 (19th)|
|Passing TDs||10 (t-16th)||9 (t-9th)|
|Rushing||88.0 (5th)||87.6 (4th)|
|Rushing TDs||3 (t-4th)||4 (t-9th)|
|Sacks||17 (t-11th)||16 (t-18th)|
|QB Rating||85.8 (t-17th)||86.1 (19th)|
|20-Yard Passes Allowed||26 (27th)||23 (t-23rd)|
|Interceptions||8 (t-5th)||7 (t-9th)|
|Kickoff Return||20.0 (29th)||26.4 (5th)|
|Punt Return||13.1 (5th)||4.3 (30th)|
|Punting (Net)||37.3 (t-19th)||37.9 (17th)|
|Punts Inside the 20||12 (t-15th)||10 (t-19th)|
2009 STATISTICAL INDIVIDUAL RANKINGS
|Attempts / Game||23.4||1st|
CAREER AGAINST THE RAVENS