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NFL Week 10 Primer: Cincinnati Bengals (3-4-1) vs New York Giants (5-3)

Facts, stats, and more to know for this Monday Night Football showdown.

New York Giants v Cincinnati Bengals Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images

The second half of the Bengals’ schedule is about to begin as the team returns from a bye week and plays on Monday Night Football against the Giants in Week 10. Here’s the key facts and stats to know for the primetime affair.

Game: Cincinnati Bengals (3-4-1) at New York Giants (5-3)

Date/Time: Monday, November 14th, 2016 8:30 p.m. ET

Location: MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey

Series Leader: Bengals, 6-3

Streak: Bengals have won 2 of the past 3 game.

Coaches vs Opponent: Marvin Lewis (2-1), Ben McAdoo (0-0)

TV Broadcast: ESPN: Sean McDonough, Jon Gruden, Lisa Salters (Field reporter).

Radio Broadcast: Coverage on the Bengals Radio Network, led by a “triple-cast” on Cincinnati flagship stations WLW-AM (700), WCKY-AM (1530) and WEBN-FM (102.7). Broadcasters are Dan Hoard (play-by-play) and Dave Lapham (analyst).

Westwood One: Kevin Harlan, Boomer Esiason, Ross Tucker (Field reporter).

SIRIUS: 88 (WW1), 83 (Cin), 81 (NYG). XM: 88 (WW1), 226 (Cin), 225 (NYG).

Giants SB Nation: Big Blue View (@BigBlueView)

Weather: 50 degrees and partly cloudy [Weather Underground]

Odds: New York, -2 (Odds Shark)

Referee: John Parry

Jersey combination: White jerseys with white pants

Cincinnati Bengals

  • A.J. Green needs 104 yards to join Randy Moss as the only players in NFL history to begin a career with six consecutive 1,000-yard seasons.
  • Green leads the NFL with 59 receptions and his 112.0 yards per game average is the best mark in the league.
  • Andy Dalton had four passing touchdowns and no interceptions for a 127.6 rating in the Bengals’ last meeting with the Giants.
  • Running back Jeremy Hill has 244 rushing yards and two touchdowns in his last two games.
  • Running back Giovani Bernard aims for his third game in a row with a rushing touchdown. Since 2013, Bernard ranks fifth among NFL RBs with 179 catches.
  • Since 2011, A.J. Green is fourth among active players with 28 games with 100+ yards receiving.
  • Geno Atkins has 43.5 sacks and eight forced fumbles since 2011. Both are tops among NFL defensive tackles.
  • Defensive end Carlos Dunlap leads the team with 5 sacks.
  • Tight end Tyler Eifert had 9 catches for 102 yards and 1 touchdown in Week 8. He has 6 receiving touchdowns in his past four games against NFC teams. Since 2015, Eifert is tied for the lead among NFL tight ends with 14 receiving touchdowns.

New York Giants

  • The Giants have won three consecutive games, including last week’s 28-23 win over Philadelphia.
  • New York quarterback Eli Manning threw four touchdown passes, his fourth career game against the Eagles with at least four passing TDs.
  • Giants safety Landon Collins had 12 tackles, an interception and a sack last week.
  • Collins leads the team in tackles (69), sacks (three) and interceptions (three), the only player to lead his club in all three categories.
  • Last week Manning passed Vinny Testaverde for ninth all time in passing yards in NFL history.
  • Odell Beckham Jr. is the 6th player in NFL history to have 30 receiving touchdowns in 35 games.

Bengals' all-time history against the Giants:

Stats Bengals Stats Giants
Total First Downs 183 Total First Downs 148
1st Downs (Rush-Pass-By Penalty) 52 - 110 - 21 1st Downs (Rush-Pass-By Penalty) 34 - 98 - 16
3rd Down Conversions 38/103 3rd Down Conversions 34/99
4th Down Conversions 6-Apr 4th Down Conversions 7-Mar
Total Offensive Yds 3163 Total Offensive Yds 2719
Offense (Plays-Avg Yds) 533 - 5.9 Offense (Plays-Avg Yds) 489 - 5.6
Total Rushing Yds 962 Total Rushing Yds 546
Rushing (Plays-Avg Yards) 220 - 4.4 Rushing (Plays-Avg Yards) 171 - 3.2
Total Passing Yds 2201 Total Passing Yds 2173
Passing (Comp-Att-Int-Avg) 193 - 288 - 3 - 8.2 Passing (Comp-Att-Int-Avg) 197 - 306 - 8 - 7.3
Sacks 16 Sacks 11
Field Goals 14/19 Field Goals 13-Dec
Touchdowns 18 Touchdowns 18
(Rush-Pass-Ret-Def) 9 - 9 - 0 - 0 (Rush-Pass-Ret-Def) 4 - 12 - 0 - 2
Time of Possession 31:16:00 Time of Possession 26:07:00
Turnover Ratio 2 Turnover Ratio -7