Chargers at Bengals NFL Week Two Capsule

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS (1-0) AT CINCINNATI BENGALS (1-0)

SERIES

CHARGERS BENGALS
SERIES LEADER 19-13  
STREAKS   Past 3
COACHES VS. OPP. Mike McCoy: 1-1 Marvin Lewis: 4-3
LAST WEEK W 33-28 vs. Lions W 33-13 at Raiders
LAST GAME 12/1/13: Bengals 17 at Chargers 10. Cincinnati RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis rushes for 92 yards & TD. Bengals WR A.J. Green has 5 catches for 83 yards & TD.
LAST REG. SEA. GAME AT SITE 12/26/10: Bengals 34, Chargers 20. Cincinnati QB Carson Palmer completes 16 of 21 passes for 269 yards & 4 TDs. Bengals WR Jerome Simpson has 124 rec. yards & 2 TDs.
REFEREE Jeff Triplette
BROADCAST CBS (1:00 PM ET): Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts, Evan Washburn (field reporter). SIRIUS: 138 (SD), 84 (Cin.). XM: 225 (Cin.).

STATS

PASSING Rivers: 35-42-404 (1L)-2-2-102.8 Dalton: 25-34-269-2-0-115.9
RUSHING Gordon (R): 14-51-3.6-0 Bernard: 8-63-7.9-0
RECEIVING Allen: 15 (1L)-166 (1L)-11.1-0 Eifert (TE): 9 (T3C)-104-11.6-2 (T2L)
OFFENSE 483.0 (1L) 396.0 (T3C)
TAKE/GIVE -1 +2 (T3C)
DEFENSE 302.0 246.0 (3L)
SACKS Emanuel (R): 1 Atkins, Dunlap: 1
INTs Robinson, Emanuel (R): 1 (T1L) Nelson: 1 (T1L)
PUNTING Scifres: 52.0 Huber: 43.8
KICKING Lambo (R): 9 (T2C) (3/4 PAT; 2/2 FG) Nugent: 9 (T2C) (3/4 PAT; 2/2 FG)

NOTES

CHARGERS: QB PHILIP RIVERS passed for 404 yards & 2 TDs with 102.8 rating last week. Rivers (254) needs 1 TD pass to eclipse HOFer DAN FOUTS (254) for most in club history. Has started 146 consecutive games, 2nd-longest active streak among QBs…Rookie RB MELVIN GORDON (No. 15 overall) had 67 scrimmage yards in NFL debut (51 rush, 16 rec). Last week, WR KEENAN ALLEN tied single-game franchise record with 15 catches (HOFer KELLEN WINSLOW, 10/7/84 at GB) & led team with 166 rec. yards. Had 8 catches for 106 yards in last meeting. In past 5 overall, has 37 catches for 412 yards & 3 TDs, incl. 3 100-yard games. WR STEVIE JOHNSON had 6 catches for 82 yards & TD in SD debut last week. In 2 career meetings (with Buf.), has 12 catches for 195 yards (16.3 avg.) & 3 TDs…TE LADARIUS GREEN had 5 catches for 74 yards vs. Det. & scored 1st TD since 2013…Rookie LB KYLE EMANUEL (Round 5, No. 153 overall) had sack & INT in NFL debut. Since 2007, S ERIC WEDDLE is 1 of 4 NFL players with 19+ INTs (19) & 6+ sacks (6)… BENGALS: QB ANDY DALTON has a 41-23-1 (.638) career regular-season record, highest win pct. of any Bengals QB (min. 20 starts). Last week, Dalton (101) joined KEN ANDERSON (197), BOOMER ESIASON (187) & CARSON PALMER (154) as only Bengals with 100 career TD passes…In past 10, RB JEREMY HILL has 992 rush yards on 191 att. (5.2 avg.) with 8 TDs, incl. 63 yards & 2 TDs vs. Oak. RB GIOVANI BERNARD had 88 scrimmage yards last week (63 rush, 25 rec.)…WR A.J. GREEN (20) needs 1 100-yard rec. game to surpass ISAAC CURTIS (20) for 2nd-most in club history (CHAD JOHNSON, 31). Last week, TE TYLER EIFERT had career-highs in catches (9), rec. yards (104) & TD catches (2)…DT GENO ATKINS had sack last week. Since 2010, leads AFC DTs with 33 sacks. S REGGIE NELSON had INT vs. Oak. Since entering NFL in 2007, is 1 of 3 NFL players with 20+ INTs (23) & 6+ sacks (6).


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