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Getting you ready for kickoff between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Baltimore Ravens. What is Cincinnati's jersey combination, who is inactive, and another look at the playoff picture.

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GAME: Baltimore Ravens (5-10) at Cincinnati Bengals (11-4)
Date/Time: Jan. 3, 2016 at 1 p.m. EST 
Location: Paul Brown Stadium
Series Leader: Ravens, 20-19
Streak: Bengals have won five of the past six
Coaches vs. Opponent: Marvin Lewis: 15-10. John Harbaugh: 7-8
TV Broadcast: FOX: Thom Brennaman, Charles Davis, Tony Siragusa (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. SIRIUS: 113 (Bal), 230 (Cin). XM: 225 (Cin).
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Weather: 37 degrees and cloudy [Weather Underground]
Odds: Bengals, -9.0 [SB Nation]
Referee: Carl Cheffers
Uniform: Black shirts, black pants (.563 winning percentage in that combination)

INACTIVES

Bengals safety George Iloka and tight end Tyler Eifert return to action after being out with injuries. In other news, linebacker Vincent Rey is scheduled to start over Rey Maualuga, who is active against the Ravens. The move is not injury related.

BENGALS

  • QB Andy Dalton
  • HBack Ryan Hewitt
  • WR Mario Alford
  • OL Eric Winston
  • DT Marcus Hardison
  • DT Pat Sims
  • DE Will Clarke

RAVENS

  • QB Jimmy Clausen
  • CB Tray Walker
  • CB Sheldon Price
  • DB Jumal Rolle
  • DB Jermaine Whitehead
  • LB Albert McClellan
  • DE Kapron Lewis-Moore

Here's the current AFC standings heading into Week 17:

W

L

T

PCT

DIV

CONF

SOS

SOV

REASON

1* - Patriots

12

3

0

.800

4-1

9-2

.471

.439

AFC East Champ

2x - Broncos

11

4

0

.733

4-1

7-4

.520

.509

AFC West Champ

3z - Bengals

11

4

0

.733

4-1

8-3

.484

.412

AFC North Champ

4 - Texans

8

7

0

.533

4-1

6-5

.507

.425

AFC South Champ

5x - Chiefs

10

5

0

.667

4-1

9-2

.498

.427

Wins tie break over NY Jets based on best win percentage in conference games.

6 - Jets

10

5

0

.667

3-2

7-4

.436

.387

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7 - Steelers

9

6

0

.600

2-3

6-5

.532

.496

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TV COVERAGE MAP

TEAM RANKINGS

OFFENSE BENGALS RAVENS
Total 362.4 (13th) 360.5 (14th)
Scoring 26.3 (t-4th) 20.8 (23rd)
Third Downs 42% (8th) 35% (25th)
Rushing 110.7 (14th) 94.6 (24th)
Rushing TDs 17 (t-2nd) 8 (t-20th)
20-Yard Runs 4 (t-31st) 7 (t-22nd)
Passing 251.7 (13th) 265.9 (8th)
Passing TDs 29 (12th) 20 (t-23rd)
Sacks Allowed 29 (t-9th) 23 (3rd)
20-yard Passes 61 (4th) 52 (t-9th)
DEFENSE BENGALS RAVENS
Total 340.8 (11th) 340.4 (10th)
Scoring 17.5 (1st) 25.1 (22nd)
3rd Downs Allowed 37% (13th) 42% (24th)
Rushing 94.5 (7th) 101.1 (11th)
Rushing TDs 8 (t-6th) 9 (t-9th)
Passing 246.3 (20th) 239.3 (18th)
Passing TDs 17 (t-3rd) 28 (t-20th)
Sacks 41 (t-4th) 34 (t-18th)
QB Rating 80.7 (6th) 99.4 (26th)
Interceptions 19 (t-3rd) 6 (t-31st)
SPECIAL TEAMS BENGALS RAVENS
Kickoff Return 20.8 (27th) 25.4 (t-7th)
Punt Return 8.1 (18th) 12.8 (1st)
Punting (Net) 40.4 (11th) 43.0 (2nd)
Punts Inside the 20 19 (27th) 26 (t-13th)

BENGALS ALL-TIME RECORD AGAINST THE RAVENS

Date Stadium Result
09/27/2015 M&T Bank Stadium (Baltimore, MD) W 28-24
10/26/2014 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 27-24
09/07/2014 M&T Bank Stadium (Baltimore, MD) W 23-16
12/29/2013 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 34-17
11/10/2013 M&T Bank Stadium (Baltimore, MD) L 20-17, OT
12/30/2012 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 23-17
09/10/2012 M&T Bank Stadium (Baltimore, MD) L 44-13
01/01/2012 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 24-16
11/20/2011 M&T Bank Stadium (Baltimore, MD) L 31-24
01/02/2011 M&T Bank Stadium (Baltimore, MD) L 13-7
09/19/2010 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 15-10
11/08/2009 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 17-7
10/11/2009 M&T Bank Stadium (Baltimore, MD) W 17-14
11/30/2008 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 34-3
09/07/2008 M&T Bank Stadium (Baltimore, MD) L 17-10
11/11/2007 M&T Bank Stadium (Baltimore, MD) W 21-7
09/10/2007 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 27-20
11/30/2006 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 13-7
11/05/2006 M&T Bank Stadium (Baltimore, MD) L 26-20
11/27/2005 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 42-29
11/06/2005 M&T Bank Stadium (Baltimore, MD) W 21-9
12/05/2004 M&T Bank Stadium (Baltimore, MD) W 27-26
09/26/2004 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 23-9
12/07/2003 M&T Bank Stadium (Baltimore, MD) L 31-13
10/19/2003 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 34-26
12/01/2002 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 27-23
11/10/2002 Ravens Stadium (Baltimore, MD) L 38-27
12/23/2001 PSINet Stadium (Baltimore, MD) L 16-0
09/23/2001 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) W 21-10
11/05/2000 Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati, OH) L 27-7
09/24/2000 PSINet Stadium (Baltimore, MD) L 37-0
12/26/1999 PSINet Stadium (Baltimore, MD) L 22-0
11/21/1999 Cinergy Field (Cincinnati, OH) L 34-31
11/22/1998 Cinergy Field (Cincinnati, OH) L 20-13
09/27/1998 Ravens Stadium (Baltimore, MD) L 31-24
12/21/1997 Cinergy Field (Cincinnati, OH) W 16-14
09/07/1997 Memorial Stadium (Baltimore, MD) L 23-10
12/08/1996 Cinergy Field (Cincinnati, OH) W 21-14
11/03/1996 Memorial Stadium (Baltimore, MD) W 24-21