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Bengals vs Steelers pregame notes

Getting you ready for kickoff between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Pittsburgh Steelers. Where will the game broadcast, what is Cincinnati's jersey combination, who is inactive?

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GAME: Cincinnati Bengals (6-0) at Pittsburgh Steelers (4-3)
Time: 1:00 p.m. EST
Location: Heinz Field
Series Leader: Steelers, 55-34
Streak: Steeler have won eight of their past 10, including the last three
Coaches vs. Opponent: Marvin Lewis: 7-18. Mike Tomlin: 12-4
TV Broadcast
: CBS (1:00 p.m. EST) Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts, Evan Washburn (field reporter).
Radio Broadcast: Bengals radio network. SIRIUS: 135 (Cin.), 82 (Pit.). XM: 82 (Pit.).
SB NationBehind the Steel Curtain (@BTSteelCurtain)
Weather: Partly cloudy and 64 degrees [Weather Underground]
Uniform: White shirts, white pants
Odds: Bengals are 2.5 point favorites [SB Nation]
Referee: Tony Corrente

INACTIVES:

Linebacker Vontaze Burfict, activated from the team's Physically Unable to Perform list, isn't expected to play much (it's debatable if he'll even start) against the Steelers. The entire inactive list:

BENGALS

  • Wide receiver Mario Alford
  • Cornerback Chris Lewis-Harris
  • Linebacker P.J. Dawson
  • Tight end C.J. Uzomah
  • Defensive tackle Marcus Hardison
  • Defensive tackle Brandon Thompson
  • defensive end Margus Hunt
STEELERS
  • Quarterback Michael Vick
  • Wide receiver Tyler Murphy
  • Safety Will Allen
  • Linebacker Terence Garvin
  • Offensive tackle Byron Stingily
  • Tight end Jesse James
  • Defensive end Stephon Tuitt

TV COVERAGE MAP

TEAM RANKINGS

OFFENSE BENGALS STEELERS
Total 410.3 (3rd) 348.1 (19th)
Scoring 30.3 (3rd) 22.6 (18th)
Third Downs 47% (2nd) 36% (22nd)
Rushing 122.2 (12th) 127.1 (9th)
Rushing TDs 9 (3rd) 7 (7th)
20-Yard Runs 2 (t-27th) 10 (1st)
Passing 288.2 (5th) 221.0 (26th)
Passing TDs 14 (t-6th) 9 (t-17th)
Sacks Allowed 6 (2nd) 18 (t-22nd)
20-yard Passes 28 (t-4th) 22 (t-16th)
DEFENSE BENGALS STEELERS
Total 370.7 (22nd) 376.6 (24th)
Scoring 20.3 (11th) 18.7 (7th)
3rd Downs Allowed 38% (15th) 41% (25th)
Rushing 109.2 (16th) 99.7 (8th)
Rushing TDs 3 (t-23rd) 2 (t-30th)
Passing 261.5 (21st) 276.9 (27th)
Passing TDs 8 (t-7th) 11 (t-15th)
Sacks 17 (t-9th) 19 (t-6th)
QB Rating 92.1 (18th) 97.4 (22nd)
Interceptions 5 (t-17th) 5 (t-17th)
SPECIAL TEAMS BENGALS STEELERS
Kickoff Return 20.2 (29th) 26.3 (6th)
Punt Return 11.3 (7th) 8.9 (t-15th)
Punting (Net) 43.1 (4th) 39.5 (20th)
Punts Inside the 20 12 (t-6th) 14 (t-3rd)

BENGALS ALL-TIME RECORD AGAINST THE STEELERS

Date Stadium Result
12/28/2014 Heinz Field (Pittsburgh, PA) L 27-17
12/07/2014 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 42-21
12/15/2013 Heinz Field (Pittsburgh, PA) L 30-20
09/16/2013 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 20-10
12/23/2012 Heinz Field (Pittsburgh, PA) W 13-10
10/21/2012 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 24-17
12/04/2011 Heinz Field (Pittsburgh, PA) L 35-7
11/13/2011 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 24-17
12/12/2010 Heinz Field (Pittsburgh, PA) L 23-7
11/08/2010 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 27-21
11/15/2009 Heinz Field (Pittsburgh, PA) W 18-12
09/27/2009 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 23-20
11/20/2008 Heinz Field (Pittsburgh, PA) L 27-10
10/19/2008 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 38-10
12/02/2007 Heinz Field (Pittsburgh, PA) L 24-10
10/28/2007 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 24-13
12/31/2006 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 23-17, OT
09/24/2006 Heinz Field (Pittsburgh, PA) W 28-20
01/08/2006 * Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 31-17
12/04/2005 Heinz Field (Pittsburgh, PA) W 38-31
10/23/2005 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 27-13
11/21/2004 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 19-14
10/03/2004 Heinz Field (Pittsburgh, PA) L 28-17
11/30/2003 Heinz Field (Pittsburgh, PA) W 24-20
09/21/2003 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 17-10
11/24/2002 Heinz Field (Pittsburgh, PA) L 29-21
10/13/2002 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 34-7
12/30/2001 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 26-23,OT
10/07/2001 Heinz Field (Pittsburgh, PA) L 16-7
11/26/2000 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 48-28
10/15/2000 Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh, PA) L 15-0
11/28/1999 Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh, PA) W 27-20
10/17/1999 Cinergy Field (Cincinnati, OH) L 17-3
12/20/1998 Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh, PA) W 25-24
10/11/1998 Cinergy Field (Cincinnati, OH) W 25-20
11/16/1997 Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh, PA) L 20-3
10/19/1997 Cinergy Field (Cincinnati, OH) L 26-10
11/10/1996 Cinergy Field (Cincinnati, OH) W 34-24
10/13/1996 Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh, PA) L 20-10
11/19/1995 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 49-31
10/19/1995 Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh, PA) W 27-9
12/04/1994 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 38-15
10/16/1994 Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh, PA) L 14-10
11/07/1993 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 24-16
09/19/1993 Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh, PA) L 34-7
11/29/1992 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 21-9
10/19/1992 Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh, PA) L 20-0
12/15/1991 Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh, PA) L 17-10
11/10/1991 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 33-27, OT
12/02/1990 Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh, PA) W 16-12
11/18/1990 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 27-3
10/08/1989 Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh, PA) W 26-16
09/17/1989 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 41-10
11/06/1988 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 42-7
09/18/1988 Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh, PA) W 17-12
11/22/1987 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 30-16
10/25/1987 Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh, PA) L 23-20
10/26/1986 Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh, PA) L 30-9
10/13/1986 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 24-22
10/27/1985 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 26-21
09/30/1985 Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh, PA) W 37-24
11/11/1984 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 22-20
10/01/1984 Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh, PA) L 38-17
12/04/1983 Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh, PA) W 23-10
10/10/1983 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 24-14
09/19/1982 Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh, PA) L 26-20, OT
12/13/1981 Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh, PA) W 17-10
10/18/1981 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 34-7
10/12/1980 Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh, PA) W 17-16
09/21/1980 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 30-28
12/02/1979 Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh, PA) L 37-17
10/14/1979 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 34-10
11/19/1978 Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh, PA) L 7-6
09/17/1978 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 28-3
12/10/1977 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 17-10
10/17/1977 Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh, PA) L 20-14
11/28/1976 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 7-3
10/17/1976 Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh, PA) L 23-6
12/13/1975 Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh, PA) L 35-14
11/02/1975 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 30-24
12/14/1974 Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh, PA) L 27-3
11/10/1974 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 17-10
10/28/1973 Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh, PA) L 20-13
10/14/1973 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 19-7
11/05/1972 Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh, PA) L 40-17
09/24/1972 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 15-10
12/12/1971 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 21-13
09/26/1971 Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh, PA) L 21-10
11/22/1970 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 34-7
11/02/1970 Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh, PA) L 21-10

* AFC Wild Card Game