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PRIMER: Jacksonville Jaguars (1-7) at Cincinnati Bengals (4-2-1)

All you can eat buffet between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Jacksonville Jaguars.


Game: Jacksonville Jaguars (1-7) at Cincinnati Bengals (4-2-1)
Time: 1:00 p.m. (ET)
Location: Paul Brown Stadium
Series Leader: Jaguars, 11-8
Streak: Bengals, won three straight
Coaches vs. Opponent: Lewis: 3-1. Bradley: 0-0. 
Broadcast: CBS (1:00 PM ET): Spero Dedes, Solomon Wilcots. SIRIUS: 135 (Jax.), 91 (Cin.). XM: 228 (Cin.).
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Weather: Partly cloudy and 49 degrees [Weather Underground]
Uniform: Orange jerseys and white pants (12-5-1 in that combination)
Odds: 11-point favorites [SB Nation]


  • The Cincinnati Bengals are 12-0-1 in their past 13 home games.
  • In his past 13 home games, quarterback Andy Dalton has passed for 3,152 yards with 24 touchdowns, 13 interceptions and a 96.6 passer rating.
  • Dalton scored two rushing touchdowns last week against the Ravens, including a game-winner with 57 seconds remaining.
  • In four home starts this season, running back Giovani Bernard has 427 yards from scrimmage (319 rushing, 108 receiving) and five rushing touchdowns.
  • Bernard is one of two NFL players with at least 400 yards rushing (446), five rushing touchdowns (5), and 175 yards receiving (179).
  • In two career meetings against the Jacksonville Jaguars, wide receiver A.J. Green has 11 catches for 207 yards receiving and two touchdowns.
  • Since entering the NFL in 2011, Green has 4,147 yards receiving, third-most in the AFC.
  • Wide receiver Mohamed Sanu posted a career-high 125 yards receiving on five catches last week.
  • Since 2012, defensive tackle Geno Atkins has 20 quarterback sacks, which is tied for most among all NFL defensive tackles (Marcell Dareus).
  • Atkins had two quarterback sacks in his last meeting against the Jaguars.
  • Defensive end Carlos Dunlap had a sack in his last meeting against the Jaguars.
  • Safety Reggie Nelson leads the team with 48 tackles.


  • Rookie quarterback Blake Bortles (No. 3 overall) passed for 221 yards and a touchdown last week.
  • Bortles is looking to throw a touchdown pass in his fourth consecutive game.
  • Bortles leads all AFC quarterbacks with 191 yards rushing on 27 attempts this year.
  • Running back Denard Robinson rushed for 108 yards last week and is looking to record his third-straight 100-yard+ rushing performance.
  • Rookie running back Storm Johnson is looking to score a rushing touchdown in his third straight game.
  • The Jaguars are the only NFL team this season with two rookies who have surpassed 350-plus yards receiving each -- Allen Robinson (453) and Allen Hurns (354).
  • Robinson led the team with five receptions for 82 yards receiving and a touchdown.
  • Robinson aims to score a touchdown in his third straight game.
  • Robinson ranks second among all AFC rookies in receiving yards.
  • Hurns has three touchdown receptions, which is second among all AFC rookies.
  • Defensive end Chris Clemons has a sack in three of his past four games. Clemons had a sack in his only game against the Bengals (Nov. 16, 2008 with the Philadelphia Eagles).
  • Defensive end Ryan Davis had a career-high two sacks last week.
  • Defensive tackle Sen'Derrick Marks had a sack last week and needs 1.5 more to surpass his career high of our last season.
  • Linebacker J.T. Thomas III has his first career interception last week against Miami.


Total 352.9 (16th) 306.6 (30th)
Scoring 23.0 (18th) 14.8 (32nd)
Third Downs 37% (25th) 37% (26th)
Rushing 111.4 (16th) 97.2 (25th)
Rushing TDs 10 (t-1st) 4 (t-19th)
20-Yard Runs 3 (t-23rd) 5 (t-10th)
Passing 241.4 (14th) 209.4 (27th)
Passing TDs 7 (t-30th) 9 (t-26th)
Sacks Allowed 8 (t-2nd) 33 (32nd)
20-yard Passes 22 (t-20th) 24 (t-17th)
Total 399.1 (30th) 382.4 (25th)
Scoring 23.4 (17th) 27.2 (27th)
3rd Downs Allowed 37% (9th) 43% (19th)
Rushing 140.7 (29th) 115.0 (20th)
Rushing TDs 8 (t-26th) 5 (t-12th)
Passing 258.4 (23rd) 267.4 (27th)
Passing TDs 8 (2nd) 13 (t-18th)
Sacks 11 (25th) 25 (t-2nd)
QB Rating 73.0 (1st) 97.4 (23rd)
Interceptions 9 (t-5) 3 (t-26th)
Kickoff Return 28.6 (3rd) 25.3 (t-8th)
Punt Return 13.6 (2nd) 6.8 (24th)
Punting (Net) 44.0 (2nd) 40.6 (13th)
Punts Inside the 20 12 (t-13th) 12 (t-13th)