Game: Cincinnati Bengals (2-1) at Cleveland Browns (0-3)
Series Leader: Bengals, 38-35
Streak: Bengals have won nine of the previous 11 meetings
Coaches vs. Opponent: Lewis: 10-4. Mangini: 1-3
Broadcast: CBS (1:00 PM ET): Bill Macatee, Rich Gannon. Westwood One Radio: Kevin Kugler, Mark Malone. SIRIUS: 130 (Cin.), 113 (Cle.). XM: 109 (Cle.).
SB Nation: Dawgs by Nature
NFL.com: Game Center
Weather: Scattered showers (30%) with a high of 54 degrees [Weather.com]
- Bengals are 5-2 under Marvin Lewis at Cleveland Browns Stadium, winning four of their past five in Cleveland.
- Carson Palmer is 8-2 against Cleveland, completing 210 of 337 passes for 2,255 yards passing, 23 touchdowns and 14 interceptions for an 87.3 passer rating.
- Palmer's 23 touchdown passes against Cleveland is the most against any opponent.
- In two starts against Cleveland, Cedric Benson is averaging 122.5 yards rushing.
- Benson recorded his first career touchdown reception against the Panthers last week.
- Chad Ochocinco has 11 touchdown receptions against Cleveland; most against any team in the NFL. Chad still needs one touchdown reception to surpass Carl Pickens for the franchise record.
- Terrell Owens is averaging 82.5 yards receiving against Cleveland (330 yards in four games).
- On December 21, 2008, Leon Hall had a career-high three interceptions against the Browns.
- Hall is looking to record an interception in three straight games against Cleveland.
- Johnathan Joseph has two interceptions in his past three games against Cleveland.
- In his only career start against the Cincinnati Bengals, Jake Delhomme recorded an 87.6 passer rating with two touchdowns and an interception with Carolina on October 21, 2008.
- Seneca Wallace, the Browns starting quarterback last week, registered a passer rating of 100 or better for the fifth time in his career.
- In one career start against the Bengals, Jerome Harrison recorded 121 yards rushing.
- Running back Peyton Hillis looks to record a rushing touchdown in four straight games. Hillis recorded a career-high 144 yards rushing and seven receptions against the Baltimore Ravens last week.
- In his last meeting against Cincinnati Mohamed Massaquoi had a career high eight receptions and 148 yards receiving.
- Rookie safety T.J. Ward leads the team with 24 tackles.
- In his last game against the Bengals, return man Joshua Cribbs totaled 223 return yards.
|Total||328.7 (15th)||314.3 (19th)|
|Scoring||19.7 (16th)||15.0 (27th)|
|Third Downs||32% (25th)||35% (20th)|
|Rushing||100.3 (18th)||116.7 (11th)|
|Rushing TDs||2 (t-10th)||3 (t-5th)|
|Passing||228.3 (15th)||197.7 (22nd)|
|Passing TDs||3 (t-21st)||3 (t-21st)|
|Sacks Allowed||3 (t-4th)||3 (t-4th)|
|20-yard Passes||7 (t-20th)||8 (t-17th)|
|Total||300.7 (9th)||321.7 (16th)|
|Scoring||18.3 (13th)||19.0 (t-14th)|
|3rd Downs Allowed||38% (t-18th)||41% (22nd)|
|Rushing||104.7 (13th)||122.7 (21st)|
|Rushing TDs||1 (t-3rd)||0 (t-1st)|
|Passing||196.0 (11th)||199.0 (12th)|
|Passing TDs||4 (t-10th)||5 (t-19th)|
|Sacks||2 (t-29th)||4 (t-23rd)|
|QB Rating||63.6 (1st)||88.9 (22nd)|
|20-Yard Passes Allowed||7 (t-5th)||8 (t-12th)|
|Interceptions||5 (t-3rd)||3 (t-12th)|
|Kickoff Return||24.3 (11th)||14.0 (32nd)|
|Punt Return||6.9 (t-23rd)||6.8 (25th)|
|Punting (Net)||38.0 (14th)||39.2 (12th)|
|Punts Inside the 20||5 (t-11th)||6 (t-6th)|
2010 STATISTICAL INDIVIDUAL RANKINGS
|Attempts / Game||21.7||5th|
CAREER AGAINST THE BROWNS