Ravens at Bengals Week 17 Capsule

RAVENS BENGALS
SERIES LEADER 17-14  
STREAKS   3 of past 5
COACHES VS. OPP. Harbaugh: 4-3 Lewis: 10-7
LAST WEEK W 20-14 vs. Browns W 23-16 vs. Cardinals
LAST GAME 11/20/11: Bengals 24 at Ravens 31. Baltimore RB Ray Rice rushes for 2 TDs & rookie WR Torrey Smith catches 6 passes for 165 yards & TD. Ravens’ defense forces 3 INTs.
LAST GAME AT SITE 9/19/10: Bengals 15, Ravens 10. Cincinnati’s Mike Nugent kicks 5 FGs (36, 30, 46, 38, 25) & Bengals’ defense forces 4 INTs in victory.
BROADCAST CBS (4:15 PM ET): Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts. SIRIUS: 134 (Bal.), 94 (Cin.). XM: 227 (Cin.).

 

STATS

PASSING Flacco: 297-523-3,480-19-12-79.7 Dalton (R): 278-472-3,166-20-13-81.8
RUSHING Rice: 267-1,173 (3C)-4.4-10 (T1L) Benson: 260-1,016-3.9-6
RECEIVING Rice (RB): 74-696-9.4-3 Green (R): 63-1,031-16.4-7
OFFENSE 338.1 318.8
TAKE/GIVE +1 +1
DEFENSE 285.7 (3L) 314.2
SACKS Suggs: 13 (1C) Atkins: 8
INTs Webb: 5 (3C) Nelson: 4
PUNTING Koch: 46.5 Huber: 43.8
KICKING Cundiff: 116 (35/35 PAT; 27/36 FG) Nugent: 122 (3C) (32/33 PAT; 30/34 FG)

NOTES

RAVENS: Bal. seeks undefeated record in division for 1st time in franchise history…QB JOE FLACCO (3,480) needs 143 passing yards to surpass career-high of 3,622 in ’10. Has 43-20 (.683) record as starter since entering NFL in ’08. Ravens are 22-2 (.917) when Flacco has 100+ rating…RB RAY RICE leads NFL with 1,869 scrimmage yards in ’11 & needs 131 scrimmage yards to reach 2,000 for 2nd time in career (2,041 in ’09). Leads AFC RBs with 74 receptions. Needs 27 rush yards to reach 1,200 for 3rd straight season. RB RICKY WILLIAMS (9,981) needs 19 rush yards to become 26th player in NFL history to reach 10,000 career…WR TORREY SMITH had 6 rec. for 165 yards (27.5 avg.) with TD catch in only meeting vs. Cin…TE ED DICKSON had 2 TD rec. in past 2…Defense leads AFC w/ 47 sacks. Had 3 INTs in last game vs. Cin…LB TERRELL SUGGS (13) needs 2.5 sacks to surpass PETER BOULWARE (15 in ’01) for most in season in Ravens history…CB LARDARIUS WEBB has career-best 5 INTs in ’11…BENGALS: Club can clinch playoff berth with win. Has won 5 of past 6 at home vs. Bal…QB ANDY DALTON (20) is tied with HOFer DAN MARINO (1983) & CAM NEWTON (2011) for 3rd-most TD passes ever by rookie QB (PEYTON MANNING, 26 in ’98; CHARLIE CONERLY, 22 in ’48). Dalton (3,166) needs 275 passing yards to surpass MATT RYAN (3,440 in ’08) for 4th-most by rookie in NFL history…RB CEDRIC BENSON (1,016) has rushed for 1,000 yards for 3rd season in row. Tied career-best w/ 2 rush TDs in last game vs. Bal…WR A.J. GREEN leads NFL rookies in catches (63), & needs 5 catches to surpass CRIS COLLINSWORTH (67 rec. in ’81) for club rookie record. Green’s 1,031 rec. yards are most by rookie in team history. Dalton & Green are 1st rookie duo in NFL history with 3,000+ passing yards & 1,000+ rec. yards…TE JERMAINE GRESHAM has career-high 6 TD rec. in ’11…Defense had season-high 3 INTs last week…DE JONATHAN FANENE has 3 sacks in past 2…DT GENO ATKINS has career-best 8 sacks…S REGGIE NELSON has 2 INTs in past 3 games.


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