Chiefs vs Bengals NFL Week Four Capsule

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (1-2) AT CINCINNATI BENGALS (3-0)

SERIES

CHIEFS BENGALS
SERIES LEADER   14-13
STREAKS   Past 3
COACHES VS. OPP. Andy Reid: 1-2-1 Marvin Lewis: 5-2
LAST WEEK L 38-28 at Packers W 28-24 at Ravens
LAST GAME 11/18/12: Bengals 28 at Chiefs 6. Cincinnati QB Andy Dalton throws for 230 yards & 2 TDs. Bengals RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis rushes for 101 yards & TD.
LAST GAME AT SITE 12/27/09: Bengals 17, Chiefs 10. Cincinnati RB Cedric Benson rushes for 133 yards. Bengals QB Carson Palmer throws for 139 yards & 2 TDs.
REFEREE Ronald Torbert
BROADCAST CBS (1:00 PM ET): Spero Dedes, Solomon Wilcots. SIRIUS: 135 (KC), 82 (Cin.). XM: 82 (Cin.).

STATS

PASSING Smith: 62-98-724-4-3-86.4 Dalton: 61-92-866-8 (T2C)-1-121.0 (1C)
RUSHING Charles: 48-231 (3C)-4.8-4 (T1L) Bernard: 41-235 (2C)-5.7-0
RECEIVING Maclin: 17-250-14.7-1 Green: 18-335 (3C)-18.6-3 (T3C)
OFFENSE 323.3 414.3 (2L)
TAKE/GIVE -3 +2
DEFENSE 381.0 332.7
SACKS Houston: 3 (T3C) Dunlap: 2.5
INTs Peters (R): 2 (T1L) 3 tied: 1
PUNTING Colquitt: 48.1 Huber: 49.5 (3C)
KICKING Santos: 17 (8/8 PAT; 3/4 FG) Nugent: 19 (10/11 PAT; 3/4 FG)

NOTES

CHIEFS: QB ALEX SMITH won only career start vs. Cin. (9/25/11 w/ SF) & completed 20 of 30 (66.7 pct.) for 201 yards. Since 2011, is 39-18-1 (.681) as starter with 12,177 yards, 75 TDs, 26 INTs & 92.4 rating…RB JAMAAL CHARLES has 19 TDs in past 16 (13 rush, 6 rec.). Rushed for 3 TDs last week vs. GB & has 63 total career TDs, surpassing LARRY JOHNSON (61) & OTIS TAYLOR (60) for 3rd in club history. Has 242 scrimmage yards (121 per game) in past 2 vs. Cin. Averages 5.5 yards per att. for career, highest of any NFL RB in history (min. 750 att.)…Last week, WR JEREMY MACLIN led team with 8 catches for 141 yards & scored 1st TD since joining KC. In past 7, TE TRAVIS KELCE has 39 rec. for 528 yards with 3 TDs…In past 13, LB JUSTIN HOUSTON has 18 sacks & 4 FF. Since 2012, ranks 2nd in NFL with 46 sacks (J.J. WATT). LB TAMBA HALI (80.5) had sack last week & joined HOFer DERRICK THOMAS (126.5) & NEIL SMITH (85.5) as only Chiefs with 80 career…BENGALS: Aim for 1st 4-0 start since 2005…Last week, QB ANDY DALTON passed for career-high 383 yards with 4 total TDs (3 pass, 1 rush) & 122.3 rating. Aims for 4th in row with 115+ rating. Has 43-23-1 (.649) career regular-season record, highest win pct. of any Bengals QB (min. 20 starts)…In past 5 at home, RB JEREMY HILL averages 95.8 scrimmage yards/game (441 rush, 38 rec.) & has 3 rush TDs. RB GIOVANI BERNARD has 80+ scrimmage yards in 5 of past 6, incl. 83 vs. Bal…Last week, WR A.J. GREEN became 2nd player in NFL history with 10+ catches (10), 225+ rec. yards (227) & 2 TDs, incl. GW TD in 4th qtr./OT in same game (MILES AUSTIN). WR MARVIN JONES had 5 catches for 94 yards & TD last week. Aims for 3rd in row with TD catch. TE TYLER EIFERT has TD catch in 2 of past 3…DT GENO ATKINS has sack in 2 of past 3. Since 2010, leads AFC DTs with 34 sacks. Since entering NFL in 2007, S REGGIE NELSON is 1 of 3 NFL players with 20+ INTs (23) & 6+ sacks (6.5).


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