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Primer: Cincinnati Bengals (4-5) At Kansas City Chiefs (1-8)

All you can eat buffet between the Cincinnati Bengals and Kansas City Chiefs.

Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE

Game: Cincinnati Bengals at Kansas City Chiefs
Time: 1:00 PM (ET)
Location: Arrowhead Stadium
Series Leader: Series tied at 13
Streak: Bengals have won four of the last six
Coaches vs. Opponent: Lewis: 4-2. Crennel: 2-6
Broadcast: CBS (12:00 PM CT): Marv Albert, Rich Gannon. SIRIUS: 139 (Cin.), 112 (KC). XM: 231 (KC)
SB Nation: Arrowhead Pride Game Center
Weather: Partly cloudy and 52 degrees [Weather Underground]
Uniform: White


  • The Cincinnati Bengals are looking to win their third straight against the Chiefs.
  • Quarterback Andy Dalton posted a career-high four touchdowns last week against the New York Giants.
  • Dalton has thrown eight touchdowns and a passer rating of 92.3 on the road this season.
  • With 18 touchdown passes already, Dalton needs to throw three more to surpass his 2011 rookie total of 20 touchdown passes.
  • Bengals running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis posted 81 yards rushing in his only meeting against the Chiefs (Nov. 21, 2011).
  • Wide receiver A.J. Green has a touchdown in eight straight, tied for second-longest streak in franchise history.
  • Three of Green's nine touchdown receptions this year have gone for 50 yards or more (73, 57, 56).
  • Since 2011, Green has posted 16 touchdown receptions, most among AFC wide receivers.
  • Rookie wide receiver Mohamed Sanu posted his first career touchdown reception last week against the Giants.
  • In his past two games, Jermaine Gresham has nine receptions for 123 yards and a touchdown.
  • Bengals defense ranks second in the AFC with 27 quarterback sacks.
  • Rey Maualuga leads the team with 77 tackles.
  • Cornerback Leon Hall generated an interception and four passes defensed in his last game against the Chiefs .
  • Cornerback Nate Clements posted his first interception of the season and 36th of his career last week.
  • Adam Jones is second in the NFL with a 17-yard per punt return average in 2012.


  • Quarterback Matt Cassel (59) needs a touchdown to reach 60 with the Kansas City Chiefs.
  • Kansas City is averaging 149 yards rushing per game this year, best in the AFC.
  • Running back Jamaal Charles registered his third 100-yard rushing game of the season last week and 13th of his career.
  • In his last game against the Bengals, Charles registered 102 yards rushing.
  • Since 2010, Charles is averaging 108.1 yards from scrimmage (2,284 rushing, 635 receiving). Charles also needs 35 yards from scrimmage to reach 5,000 for his career.
  • In his last game against the Cincinnati Bengals, running back Peyton Hillis rushed for 102 yards (October 3, 2010).
  • In his past two games against the Bengals, wide receiver Dwayne Bowe has 19 receptions for 164 yards receiving.
  • Bowe needs a touchdown to become the fifth player in franchise history with 40 receiving touchdowns in a career.
  • Tight end Tony Moeaki posted a season-high 68 yards receiving in Week Ten.
  • Chiefs defense limited the Steelers to 249 total yards last week.
  • Linebacker Tambi Hali has five sacks in his past six games.
  • Linebacker Derrick Johnson has a team-high 78 tackles this season.
  • Linebacker Justin Houston has generated a career-high seven quarterback sacks this year.


Offense Bengals Chiefs
Total 346.6 (20th) 350.0 (18th)
Scoring 24.4 (12th) 16.2 (30th)
Third Downs 31% 41%
Rushing 93.7 (25th) 149.0 (4th)
Rushing TDs 5 6
20-Yard Runs 3 8
Passing 252.9 201.0
Passing TDs 19 6
Sacks Allowed 22 19
20-yard Passes 25 22
Defense Bengals Chiefs
Total 353.0 (19th) 336.6 (11th)
Scoring 25.7 28.4
3rd Downs Allowed 41 36
Rushing 118.3 122.6
Rushing TDs 10 5
20-Yard Runs 5 12
Passing 234.7 214.0
Passing TDs 12 18
Sacks 27 15
QB Rating 92.6 102.1
20-Yard Passes Allowed 32 29
Interceptions 7 6
Special Teams Bengals Chiefs
Kickoff Return 23.4 21.9
Punt Return 13.5 10.1
Punting (Net) 41.5 40.1
Punts Inside the 20 18 23