Raiders vs Bengals Week 12 Capsule

OAKLAND RAIDERS (3-7) AT CINCINNATI BENGALS (5-5)

SERIES

  RAIDERS BENGALS
SERIES LEADER 18-8  
STREAKS 7 of past 10  
COACHES VS. OPP. Allen: 0-0 Lewis: 1-2
LAST WEEK L 38-17 vs. Saints W 28-6 at Chiefs
LAST GAME 11/22/09: Bengals 17 at Raiders 20. Oakland overcomes 14-point deficit as QB Bruce Gradkowski throws 2 TDs & K Sebastian Janikowski converts 33-yard game-winning FG.
LAST GAME AT SITE 12/10/06: Bengals 27, Raiders 10. Cincinnati QB Carson Palmer passes for 297 yards & 2 TDs as Bengals win 4th consecutive game & outgain Oakland 439-223 in total yards.
BROADCAST CBS (1:00 PM ET): Bill Macatee, Steve Tasker. SIRIUS: 113 (Oak.), 91 (Cin.). XM: 228 (Cin.).

STATS

PASSING Palmer: 252-415-3,035 (1C)-17-11-85.8 Dalton: 221-344-2,559-20 (3C)-11-92.7
RUSHING McFadden: 139-455-3.3-2 Green-Ellis: 182-638-3.5-4
RECEIVING Myers (TE): 50-554-11.1-3 Green: 64 (3C)-911 (3C)-14.2-10 (T1L)
OFFENSE 369.4 352.8
TAKE/GIVE -5 -1
DEFENSE 375.6 346.1
SACKS Seymour: 3 Atkins: 8
INTs Huff: 2 Crocker, Newman: 2
PUNTING Lechler: 48.5 (3C) Huber: 47.8
KICKING Janikowski: 84 (18/18 PAT; 22/23 FG) Nugent: 74 (29/29 PAT; 15/18 FG)

NOTES

RAIDERS: Club has won 4 of past 5 vs. Bengals…QB CARSON PALMER was No. 1 overall pick by Bengals in 2003 NFL Draft. Palmer spent 8 seasons in Cin. (2003-10). Palmer (3,035, AFC-best) has reached 3,000 passing yards for 6th time in career. Aims for 4th straight game with 300+ passing yards (414, 368, 312)…Raiders are 9-2 (.818) when RB DARREN MC FADDEN has 100+ rush yards. FB MARCEL REECE posted career-best 193 scrimmage yards last week, incl. 1st career game with 100+ rush yards (103). Has totaled 297 scrimmage yards in past 2 games (148.5)…In past 5, WR DARRIUS HEYWARD-BEY is averaging 18 yards per catch (19 receptions, 342 yards). Heyward-Bey (1,905) needs 95 receiving yards to reach 2,000 career. Rookie WR JURON CRINER registered 1st TD catch last week…TE BRANDON MYERS has career-best in catches (50), receiving yards (554) & TDs (3) in ’12…LB PHILIP WHEELER has team-best 78 tackles…BENGALS: Aim for 3rd straight win…In past 2, QB ANDY DALTON has completed 39 of 59 passes for 429 yards with 6 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 121.4 passer rating. Dalton needs TD pass to surpass 2011 rookie total (20)…RB BEN JARVUS GREEN-ELLIS posted 1st 100-yard rush game of season last week (101). Has 28 rush TDs since ’10, tied for 3rd-most in NFL…WR A.J. GREEN has TD catch in 9 consecutive games, tied with HOFer LANCE ALWORTH (1963) for 3rd-longest streak in single season in NFL history, trailing only HOFers JERRY RICE (12 games, 1987) & CRAZYLEGS HIRSCH (10 games, 1951). Has career-best 10 TD catches in ’12, incl. 3 for 50+ yards (73, 57, 56). Since ’11, Green has 17 TD rec., most among AFC WRs. Rookie WR MOHAMED SANU aims for 3rd consecutive game with TD reception…In past 3, TE JERMAINE GRESHAM has 15 catches for 192 yards w/ TD…Defense ranks 3rd in NFL & 2nd in AFC with 30 sacks…Since ’11, DT GENO ATKINS has 15.5 sacks, incl. career-best 8 this season…LB REY MAUALUGA leads team with 82 tackles…DE MICHAEL JOHNSON has career-best 7 sacks in ’12.


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