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Bengals at Ravens NFL Week One Capsule



STREAKS   5 of past 7
COACHES VS. OPP. Lewis: 12-10 Harbaugh: 7-5
LAST GAME 12/29/13: Ravens 17 at Bengals 34. Cincinnati WRs A.J. Green & Marvin Jones combine for 122 rec. yards, each scores TD. Bengals CB Dre Kirkpatrick has 21-yard INT-TD.
LAST GAME AT SITE 11/10/13: Ravens 20, Bengals 17 (OT). Baltimore S James Ihedigbo leads defense with 6 tackles & 2 INTs. Ravens WR Torrey Smith adds 46 rec. yards & TD catch.
BROADCAST CBS (2:15 PM MT): Spero Dedes, Steve Tasker. Westwood One: Kevin Lee, Mark Malone. SIRIUS: 112 (Cin.), 92 (Bal.). XM: 226 (Bal.).

2013 STATS

PASSING Dalton: 363-586-4,293-33 (3L)-20-88.8 Flacco: 362-614-3,912-19-22-73.1
RUSHING Bernard: 170-695-4.1-5 Pierce: 152-436-2.9-2
RECEIVING Green: 98-1,426-14.6-11 (T3C) T. Smith: 65-1,128-17.4-4
OFFENSE 368.2 307.4
DEFENSE 305.5 (1C) 335.5
SACKS Dunlap, Gilberry: 7.5 Suggs: 10
INTs A. Jones, Kirkpatrick: 3 Hill, J. Smith, Webb: 2
PUNTING Huber: 45.2 Koch: 46.0
KICKING Nugent: 106 (52/53 PAT; 18/22 FG) Tucker: 140 (26/26 PAT; 38/41 FG)


BENGALS: QB ANDY DALTON is 1st Bengals QB to lead team to playoffs in 3 consecutive seasons (2011-13). Has 30-18 (.625) record, highest win pct. of any QB in club history (min. 20 starts). In 2013, set single-season team passing records for yards (4,293) & TDs (33). 1 of 3 players in NFL history to pass for 3,000+ yards in each of 1st 3 seasons (PEYTON MANNING, CAM NEWTON)…In 2013, RB GIOVANI BERNARD’s 1,209 scrimmage yards ranked 3rd among NFL rookies (695 rush; 514 receiving). Had 56 catches in 2013, most ever in single season by Bengals RB… WR A.J. GREEN aims for 3rd in row with TD catch vs. Ravens. Since joining NFL in 2011, has 260 catches, most of any player in 1st 3 seasons in NFL history. Has 3,833 receiving yards in 1st 3 seasons, 2nd-most of any player’s 1st 3 NFL seasons (RANDY MOSS, 4,163)…Defense tied for 3rd in NFL with 4 INT-TDs in 2013…Since 2012, GENO ATKINS leads NFL DTs with 18.5 sacks. Has 3 sacks in past 4 vs. Ravens…In last meeting, CB DRE KIRKPATRICK had career-high 2 INTs, including 21-yard INT-TD…RAVENS: QB JOE FLACCO has 11-0 career home record in September, tied with JAY SCHROEDER for best among Super Bowl-era QBs (min. 10 att. per start). Since joining NFL in 2008, Flacco has 62-34 record (.646). His 62 regular-season wins are most of any starting QB in 1st 6 seasons since at least 1970. Has 24-12 (.667) career record vs. AFC North…Last season, RB BERNARD PIERCE had career-high 152 rush attempts for 436 yards & posted career-bests in catches (20) & receiving yards (104)…WR TORREY SMITH had 1,128 receiving yards in 2013, 2nd-most in single-season in club history (MICHAEL JACKSON, 1,201 in 1996). Has TD catch in 2 of past 3 vs. AFC North. WR STEVE SMITH SR. makes Ravens debut. Finished 13-year Carolina career as club’s all-time leader in catches (836), receiving yards (12,197) & total TDs (75)…LB TERRELL SUGGS (94.5) is Raven’s all-time sack leader. Has 5 career 10+ sack seasons, most in club history. In 2013, LB DARYL SMITH was 1 of 3 players in NFL with 5+ sacks & 3+ INTs…Since 2012, KR JACOBY JONES has 4 kick-return TDs (3 KR, 1 PR), tied for most in NFL.

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