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
- 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:
|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|
|Field Goals||14/19||Field Goals||13-Dec|
|(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|