Game: Cincinnati Bengals (0-0) at Oakland Raiders (0-0)
Time: 4:25 p.m. (ET)
Location: O.co Coliseum
Series Leader: Raiders, 18-9
Streak: Raiders have won four of the past six meetings.
Coaches vs. Opponent: Lewis: 2-2. Del Rio: 1-2.
TV Broadcast: CBS (1:25 PM PT): Tom McCarthy, Chris Simms.
Radio Broadcast: Coverage on the Bengals Radio Network, led by Cincinnati flagship stations WCKY-AM (ESPN 1530; all sports) and WEBN-FM (102.7). Broadcasters are Dan Hoard (play-by-play) and Dave Lapham (analyst). SIRIUS: 81 (Cin.), 84 (Oak.). XM: 227 (Oak.).
SB Nation: Silver and Black Pride (@silverblakpride)
NFL.com: Game Center
Weather: Sunny and 71 degrees [Weather Underground]
Uniform: White jerseys and white pants
Odds: Bengals are three-point favorites [SB Nation]
- The Bengals have qualified for the playoffs in four consecutive seasons ('11-14), the longest such streak in franchise history.
- Quarterback Andy Dalton has a 40-23-1 (.633) regular season record in his career and the highest winning percentage (minimum 20 starts) of any quarterback in franchise history.
- In 2014, Dalton joined Peyton Manning and Cam Newton as the only players in NFL history that's thrown for 3000 yards in each of their first four seasons.
- Running back Jeremy Hill led all NFL rookies with 1,124 yards rushing and nine touchdowns in 2014.
- Hill joined Hall of Fame running backs Eric Dickerson (five in 1983) and Curtis Martin (four in 1995) as the only NFL rookies with four 140-yard rushing performances.
- Since 2011, wide receiver A.J. Green has 329 receptions, which is third most for any player during their first four NFL seasons, 4,874 yards receiving and 35 touchdowns.
- Green (20) needs one game with 100 yards receiving to surpass Isaac Curtis for the second-most 100-yard performances in franchise history. Chad Johnson leads everyone with 31.
- Wide receiver Mohamed Sanu reached career highs in receptions (56), yards receiving (790) and touchdown receptions (5) in 2014.
- Since entering the NFL in '07, safety Reggie Nelson is one of three NFL players with 20-plus interceptions (22) and six-plus sacks (six).
- In 2014, quarterback Derek Carr led all NFL rookies in passing attempts (599), completions (348), yards passing (3,270) and touchdowns (21) -- all franchise rookie records.
- Carr's 348 completions are the second-most by a rookie in NFL history (Sam Bradford, 354 in 2010).
- In three career starts, running back Latavius Murray has generated 281 yards from scrimmage (182 yards rushing, 99 yards receiving).
- Three-time pro bowl fullback Marcell Reece rushed for 74 yards rushing on 15 attempts during his previous meeting against the Bengals.
- Rookie wide receiver Amari Cooper is Alabama's all-time leader in receptions (228), yards receiving (3,463) and touchdowns (31).
- Wide receiver Michael Crabtree will make his Raiders debut after spending six years ('09-14) in San Francisco, where he generated 347 receptions, 4,327 yards receiving and 26 touchdowns.
- Linebacker Khalil Mack is the third rookie linebacker in franchise history to start all 16 games.
- Safety Charles Woodson is the only player in NFL history with 50 or more interceptions (60) and 20 or more quaterback sacks (20). Woodson two interceptions to tie Hall of Famer Dick LeBeau and Dave Brown for ninth all-time.
2014 STATS AND RANKINGS
|Total||348.0 (15th)||282.2 (32nd)|
|Scoring||22.8 (15th)||15.8 (31st)|
|Third Downs||40% (18th)||34% (28th)|
|Rushing||134.2 (6th)||77.5 (32nd)|
|Rushing TDs||19 (2nd)||4 (32nd)|
|20-Yard Runs||14 (t-5th)||6 (t-27th)|
|Passing||213.8 (21st)||204.7 (26th)|
|Passing TDs||20 (t-22nd)||22 (t-17th)|
|Sacks Allowed||23 (3rd)||28 (t-6th)|
|20-yard Passes||35 (31st)||30 (32nd)|
|Total||359.3 (22nd)||357.6 (21st)|
|Scoring||21.5 (12th)||28.2 (32nd)|
|3rd Downs Allowed||37% (7th)||38% (14th)|
|Rushing||116.3 (20th)||119.4 (22nd)|
|Rushing TDs||16 (27th)||17 (t-28th)|
|Passing||243.0 (20th)||238.1 (16th)|
|Passing TDs||18 (t-3rd)||29 (t-25th)|
|Sacks||20 (32nd)||22 (t-22nd)|
|QB Rating||75.8 (3rd)||96.9 (26th)|
|Interceptions||20 (t-3rd)||9 (27th)|
|Kickoff Return||27.6 (4th)||21.9 (23rd)|
|Punt Return||11.0 (t-6th)||7.1 (t-22nd)|
|Punting (Net)||42.1 (5th)||40.0 (t-10th)|
|Punts Inside the 20||27 (t-12th)||31 (4th)|
BENGALS ALL-TIME RECORD AGAINST THE RAIDERS
|11/25/2012||Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH)||W 34-10|
|11/22/2009||Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum (Oakland, CA)||L 20-17|
|12/10/2006||Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH)||W 27-10|
|09/14/2003||Network Associates Coliseum (Oakland, CA)||L 23-20|
|10/25/1998||Network Associates Coliseum (Oakland, CA)||L 27-10|
|11/05/1995||Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH)||L 20-17|
|11/28/1993||Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH)||W 16-10|
|09/13/1992||Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH)||W 24-21, OT|
|11/24/1991||Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH)||L 38-14|
|01/13/1991 *||Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (Los Angeles, CA)||L 20-10|
|12/16/1990||Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (Los Angeles, CA)||L 24-7|
|11/05/1989||Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (Los Angeles, CA)||L 28-7|
|10/02/1988||Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (Los Angeles, CA)||W 45-21|
|11/17/1985||Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (Los Angeles, CA)||L 13-6|
|09/04/1983||Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH)||L 20-10|
|11/28/1982||Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH)||W 31-17|
|11/09/1980||Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum (Oakland, CA)||L 28-17|
|11/13/1978||Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH)||L 34-21|
|12/06/1976||Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum (Oakland, CA)||L 35-20|
|12/28/1975 *||Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum (Oakland, CA)||L 31-28|
|10/19/1975||Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH)||W 14-10|
|10/20/1974||Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum (Oakland, CA)||L 30-27|
|11/12/1972||Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH)||L 20-14|
|10/24/1971||Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum (Oakland, CA)||L 31-27|
|09/20/1970||Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati, OH)||W 31-21|
|12/07/1969||Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum (Oakland, CA)||L 37-17|
|11/02/1969||Nippert Stadium (Cincinnati, OH)||W 31-17|
|11/24/1968||Nippert Stadium (Cincinnati, OH)||L 34-0|
|10/27/1968||Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum (Oakland, CA)||L 31-10|
* AFC Divisional Playoff Game
Oakland Raiders lead series 20-9-0 (including playoffs)
Points Scored: Oakland Raiders 681, Cincinnati Bengals 552