GAME: San Diego Chargers (1-0) at Cincinnati Bengals (1-0)
Time: 1:00 p.m. (ET)
Location: Paul Brown Stadium
Series Leader: Chargers, 19-13
Streak: Bengals have won the last three regular season games.
Coaches vs. Opponent: Lewis: 4-3. McCoy: 1-1
TV Broadcast: CBS (1:00 PM ET): Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts, Evan Washburn (field reporter).
Radio Broadcast: SIRIUS: 138 (SD), 84 (Cin.). XM: 225 (Cin.).
SB Nation: Bolts from the Blue (@BFTB_Chargers)
Weather: Partly cloudy and 70 degrees [Weather Underground]
Uniform: White jerseys and white pants
Odds: Bengals are three-point favorites [SB Nation]
- Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton has a 41-23-1 (.638) regular season record in his career -- highest among all Bengals quarterbacks (with at least 20 starts).
- Last week, Dalton (101) joined Ken Anderson (197), Boomer Esiason (187) and Carson Palmer (154) as the only Bengals quarterbacks with at least 100 career touchdown passes.
- In his last 10 games, running back Jeremy Hill has generated 992 yards rushing on 191 attempts (5.2 yard/rush average) with eight touchdowns.
- Running back Giovani Bernard posted 88 yards from scrimmage last week against the Oakland Raiders.
- Wide receiver A.J. Green (20) needs one 100-yard performance to surpass Isaac Curtis (20) for second-most 100-yard performances in franchise history -- Chad Johnson (31).
- Tight end Tyler Eifert reached career highs in receptions (9), yards receiving (104) and touchdowns (2) last week against the Raiders.
- Since 2010, Geno Atkins leads all AFC defensive tackles with 33 quarterback sacks.
- Since entering the league in 2007, safety Reggie Nelson is one of three players with 20-plus interceptions (23) and six sacks or more (6).
SAN DIEGO CHARGERS
- Quarterback Philip Rivers passed for 404 yards and two touchdowns last week, generating a passer rating of 102.8.
- Rivers (254) needs one touchdown to eclipse Dan Fouts (254) for most touchdown passes in franchise history.
- Rivers has started 146 consecutive games, second-longest streak among active quarterbacks.
- Running back Melvin Gordon posted 67 yards from scrimmage during his NFL debut last week.
- Wide receiver Keenan Allen tied a single-game franchise record with 15 receptions (Kellen Winslow, 10/7/1984) last week and led the Chargers with 166 yards receiving.
- During his last meeting against the Bengals, Allen posted 106 yards receiving on eight receptions.
- In his last five games overall, Allen has 37 receptions, 412 yards receiving and three touchdowns.
- Wide receiver Stevie Johnson posted six receptions for 82 yards receiving in his San Diego debut last week.
- In two career meetings against the Bengals, Johnson has 12 receptions, 195 yards receiving and three touchdowns.
- Tight end Ladarius Green posted five receptions for 74 yards receiving last week.
- Rookie linebacker Kyle Emanuel posted a sack and interception in his NFL debut last week.
- Since 2007, safety Eric Weddle is one of four NFL players with at least 19 interceptions and six sacks.
|Total||396.0 (t-8th)||483.0 (1st)|
|Scoring||33 (t-3rd)||33 (t-3rd)|
|Third Downs||31% (22nd)||54% (t-4th)|
|Rushing||127.0 (8th)||95.0 (19th)|
|Rushing TDs||2 (t-1st)||2 (t-1st)|
|20-Yard Runs||1 (t-3rd)||0 (t-14th)|
|Passing||269.0 (11th)||388.0 (1st)|
|Passing TDs||2 (t-7th)||2 (t-7th)|
|Sacks Allowed||0 (t-1st)||2 (t-13th)|
|20-yard Passes||4 (t-6th)||7 (2nd)|
|Total||246.0 (3rd)||302.0 (10th)|
|Scoring||13 (t-5th)||28 (t-23rd)|
|3rd Downs Allowed||25% (t-6th)||30% (10th)|
|Rushing||63.0 (t-2nd)||69.0 (t-5th)|
|Rushing TDs||0 (t-1st)||1 (t-19th)|
|Passing||183.0 (10th)||233.0 (t-19th)|
|Passing TDs||2 (t-18th)||2 (t-18th)|
|Sacks||2 (t-13th)||1 (t-8th)|
|QB Rating||85.7 (17th)||83.5 (16th)|
|Interceptions||1 (t-11th)||2 (t-1st)|
|Kickoff Return||7.0 (25th)||11.5 (t-8th)|
|Punt Return||24.0 (11th)||--|
|Punting (Net)||38.4 (18th)||35.0 (26th)|
|Punts Inside the 20||1 (t-15th)||0 (t-25th)|
BENGALS ALL-TIME RECORD AGAINST THE CHARGERS
|01/05/2014 *||Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH)||L 27-10|
|12/01/2013||Qualcomm Stadium (San Diego, CA)||W 17-10|
|12/02/2012||Qualcomm Stadium (San Diego, CA)||W 20-13|
|12/26/2010||Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH)||W 34-20|
|12/20/2009||Qualcomm Stadium (San Diego, CA)||L 27-24|
|11/12/2006||Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH)||L 49-41|
|11/23/2003||Qualcomm Stadium (San Diego, CA)||W 34-27|
|09/08/2002||Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH)||L 34-6|
|09/30/2001||Qualcomm Stadium (San Diego, CA)||L 28-14|
|09/19/1999||Cinergy Field (Cincinnati, OH)||L 34-7|
|11/02/1997||Cinergy Field (Cincinnati, OH)||W 38-31|
|09/08/1996||Jack Murphy Stadium (San Diego, CA)||L 27-14|
|09/11/1994||Jack Murphy Stadium (San Diego, CA)||L 27-10|
|12/13/1992||Jack Murphy Stadium (San Diego, CA)||L 27-10|
|09/16/1990||Jack Murphy Stadium (San Diego, CA)||W 21-16|
|12/04/1988||Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH)||W 27-10|
|10/04/1987||Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH)||L 10-9|
|09/22/1985||Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH)||L 44-41|
|12/20/1982||Jack Murphy Stadium (San Diego, CA)||L 50-34|
|01/10/1982 †||Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH)||W 27-7|
|11/08/1981||Jack Murphy Stadium (San Diego, CA)||W 40-17|
|11/02/1980||Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH)||L 31-14|
|11/11/1979||Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH)||L 26-24|
|11/05/1978||San Diego Stadium (San Diego, CA)||L 22-13|
|10/02/1977||San Diego Stadium (San Diego, CA)||L 24-3|
|12/21/1975||Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH)||W 47-17|
|09/22/1974||Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH)||L 20-17|
|09/30/1973||San Diego Stadium (San Diego, CA)||W 20-13|
|11/28/1971||Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH)||W 31-0|
|12/06/1970||San Diego Stadium (San Diego, CA)||W 17-14|
|10/04/1969||San Diego Stadium (San Diego, CA)||L 21-14|
|09/21/1969||Nippert Stadium (Cincinnati, OH)||W 34-20|
|09/29/1968||Nippert Stadium (Cincinnati, OH)||L 31-10|
|09/06/1968||San Diego Stadium (San Diego, CA)||L 29-13|
* AFC Wild Card Playoff Game
† AFC Championship Game
San Diego Chargers lead series 20-14-0
Points Scored: San Diego Chargers 803, Cincinnati Bengals 735