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Week 13 Bengals vs Browns: Pregame notes include Eifert out, 4 rookies playing first NFL game

Getting you ready for kickoff between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Cleveland Browns. What is Cincinnati's jersey combination, who is inactive?

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GAME: Cincinnati Bengals (9-2) at Cleveland Browns (2-9)
Date/Time: Dec. 6, 1 p.m. (ET)
Location: FirstEnergy Stadium
Series Leader: Bengals, 45-39
Streak: Bengals have won three of the past four
Coaches vs. Opponent: Marvin Lewis: 17-8. Mike Pettine: 1-2  
TV Broadcast
: FOX (1:00 p.m. EST): Justin Kutcher, Matt Millen, Peter Schrager (field reporter)
Radio Broadcast: Coverage on the Bengals Radio Network, led by a "triple cast" on Cincinnati flagship stations WLW-AM (700), WCKY-AM (ESPN 1530; all sports) and WEBN-FM (102.7). Broadcasters are Dan Hoard (play-by-play) and Dave Lapham (analyst). SIRIUS: 119 (Cin), 83 (Cle). XM: 226 (Cle)
SB NationDawgs by Nature (@DawgsByNature)
Weather: 45 degrees and partly cloudy [Weather Underground]
Odds: Bengals, -7.5 [SB Nation]
Referee: Jeff Triplette
Uniform: White jerseys, black pants

INACTIVE LIST:

CINCINNATI BENGALS

  • CB Leon Hall
  • S George Iloka
  • TE Tyler Eifert
  • OT Eric Winston
  • DT Marcus Hardison
  • DT Brandon Thompson
  • DE Will Clarke

The Bengals will be playing four rookies for the first time on Sunday against the Browns. Those players include Troy Hill, Cedric Ogbuehi, C.J. Uzomah and Mario Alford. P.J. Dawson is also active for the first time in a few weeks. Hill was just promoted from the Practice Squad yesterday with Chris Lewis-Harris waived to make room for the undrafted free agent out of Oregon.

CLEVELAND BROWNS
  • DB Joe Haden
  • DB Justin Gilbert
  • WR Andrew Hawkins
  • WR Dwayne Bowe
  • WR Terrelle Pryor
  • WR Taylor Gabriel
  • RB Glenn Winston

Joel Bitonio will be starting in Cameron Erving's place at left guard. Charles Gaines will start at CB for Pierre Desir.

TV COVERAGE MAP:

TEAM RANKINGS

OFFENSE BENGALS BROWNS
Total 376.2 (7th) 336.0 (26th)
Scoring 27.0 (4th) 19.4 (28th)
Third Downs 42% (9th) 42% (8th)
Rushing 116.0 (9th) 74.5 (t-31st)
Rushing TDs 12 (t-2nd) 2 (t-30th)
20-Yard Runs 4 (t-24th) 3 (t-29th)
Passing 260.2 (t-12th) 261.5 (11th)
Passing TDs 23 (t-6th) 18 (t-16th)
Sacks Allowed 19 (t-8th) 38 (32nd)
20-yard Passes 46 (4th) 35 (t-20th)
DEFENSE BENGALS BROWNS
Total 343.4 (15th) 400.8 (30th)
Scoring 17.5 (1st) 28.2 (31st)
3rd Downs Allowed 37% (13th) 40% (22nd)
Rushing 99.8 (13th) 135.6 (31st)
Rushing TDs 4 (t-3rd) 9 (t-21st)
Passing 243.5 (17th) 265.2 (25th)
Passing TDs 15 (t-9th) 23 ( t-28th)
Sacks 29 (t-10th) 16 (t-29th)
QB Rating 81.9 (6th) 98.3 (24th)
Interceptions 14 (t-3rd) 8 (t-22nd)
SPECIAL TEAMS BENGALS BROWNS
Kickoff Return 20.8 (28th) 26.1 (t-6th)
Punt Return 9.6 (12th) 12.4 (2nd)
Punting (Net) 40.8 (t-11th) 40.8 (t-11th)
Punts Inside the 20 18 (t-15th) 20 (t-9th)

BENGALS ALL-TIME RECORD AGAINST THE BROWNS

Date Stadium Result
11/05/2015 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 31-10
12/14/2014 FirstEnergy Stadium (Cleveland, OH) W 30-0
11/06/2014 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 24-3
11/17/2013 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 41-20
09/29/2013 FirstEnergy Stadium (Cleveland, OH) L 17-6
10/14/2012 Cleveland Browns Stadium (Cleveland, OH) L 34-24
09/16/2012 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 34-27
11/27/2011 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 23-20
09/11/2011 Cleveland Browns Stadium (Cleveland, OH) W 27-17
12/19/2010 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 19-17
10/03/2010 Cleveland Browns Stadium (Cleveland, OH) L 23-20
11/29/2009 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 16-7
10/04/2009 Cleveland Browns Stadium (Cleveland, OH) W 23-20, OT
12/21/2008 Cleveland Browns Stadium (Cleveland, OH) W 14-0
09/28/2008 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 20-12
12/23/2007 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 19-14
09/16/2007 Cleveland Browns Stadium (Cleveland, OH) L 51-45
11/26/2006 Cleveland Browns Stadium (Cleveland, OH) W 30-0
09/17/2006 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 34-17
12/11/2005 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 23-20
09/11/2005 Cleveland Browns Stadium (Cleveland, OH) W 27-13
11/28/2004 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 58-48
10/17/2004 Cleveland Browns Stadium (Cleveland, OH) L 34-17
12/28/2003 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 22-14
09/28/2003 Cleveland Browns Stadium (Cleveland, OH) W 21-14
11/17/2002 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 27-20
09/15/2002 Cleveland Browns Stadium (Cleveland, OH) L 20-7
11/25/2001 Cleveland Browns Stadium (Cleveland, OH) L 18-0
10/14/2001 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 24-14
10/29/2000 Cleveland Browns Stadium (Cleveland, OH) W 12-3
09/10/2000 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 24-7
12/12/1999 Cinergy Field (Cincinnati, OH) W 44-28
10/10/1999 Cleveland Browns Stadium (Cleveland, OH) W 18-17
12/17/1995 Cleveland Municipal Stadium (Cleveland, OH) L 26-10
10/29/1995 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 29-26, OT
10/23/1994 Cleveland Municipal Stadium (Cleveland, OH) L 37-13
09/04/1994 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 28-20
10/17/1993 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 28-17
09/05/1993 Cleveland Municipal Stadium (Cleveland, OH) L 27-14
12/06/1992 Cleveland Municipal Stadium (Cleveland, OH) L 37-21
11/01/1992 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 30-10
11/03/1991 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 23-21
09/15/1991 Cleveland Municipal Stadium (Cleveland, OH) L 14-13
12/30/1990 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 21-14
10/22/1990 Cleveland Municipal Stadium (Cleveland, OH) W 34-13
12/03/1989 Cleveland Municipal Stadium (Cleveland, OH) W 21-0
09/25/1989 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 21-14
10/30/1988 Cleveland Municipal Stadium (Cleveland, OH) L 23-16
09/25/1988 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 24-17
12/13/1987 Cleveland Municipal Stadium (Cleveland, OH) L 38-24
10/18/1987 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 34-0
12/14/1986 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 34-3
09/18/1986 Cleveland Municipal Stadium (Cleveland, OH) W 30-13
11/24/1985 Cleveland Municipal Stadium (Cleveland, OH) L 24-6
11/10/1985 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 27-10
12/02/1984 Cleveland Municipal Stadium (Cleveland, OH) W 20-17, OT
10/21/1984 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 12-9
10/23/1983 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 28-21
09/15/1983 Cleveland Municipal Stadium (Cleveland, OH) L 17-7
12/12/1982 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 23-10
11/29/1981 Cleveland Municipal Stadium (Cleveland, OH) W 41-21
09/20/1981 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 20-17
12/21/1980 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 27-24
11/23/1980 Cleveland Municipal Stadium (Cleveland, OH) L 31-7
12/16/1979 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 16-12
10/21/1979 Cleveland Municipal Stadium (Cleveland, OH) L 28-27
12/17/1978 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 48-16
09/10/1978 Cleveland Municipal Stadium (Cleveland, OH) L 13-10, OT
11/06/1977 Cleveland Municipal Stadium (Cleveland, OH) W 10-7
09/18/1977 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 13-3
10/31/1976 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 21-6
10/03/1976 Cleveland Municipal Stadium (Cleveland, OH) W 45-24
11/23/1975 Cleveland Municipal Stadium (Cleveland, OH) L 35-23
09/21/1975 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 24-17
10/13/1974 Cleveland Municipal Stadium (Cleveland, OH) W 34-24
09/15/1974 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 33-7
12/09/1973 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 34-17
10/07/1973 Cleveland Municipal Stadium (Cleveland, OH) L 17-10
12/09/1972 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 27-24
10/01/1972 Cleveland Municipal Stadium (Cleveland, OH) L 27-6
12/05/1971 Cleveland Municipal Stadium (Cleveland, OH) L 31-27
10/17/1971 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 27-24
11/15/1970 Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 14-10
10/11/1970 Cleveland Municipal Stadium (Cleveland, OH) L 30-27