Bengals at Seahawks Week 8 Capsule

STREAKS   7 of past 10
COACHES VS. OPP. Lewis: 1-1 Carroll: 0-0
LAST WEEK Bye (Wk. 6: W 27-17 vs. Colts) L 6-3 at Browns
LAST GAME 9/23/07: Bengals 21 at Seahawks 24: Seattle QB Matt Hasselbeck finds WR Nate Burleson for 22-yard score with 1 minute remaining as Seahawks win game featuring 7 lead changes.
BROADCAST CBS (1:15 PM PT): Bill Macatee, Steve Tasker. SIRIUS: 112 (Cin.), 94 (Sea.). XM: 227 (Sea.).


PASSING Dalton (R): 118-189-1,311-7-5-84.3 Jackson: 99-157-1,012-6-5-81.0 OR

Whitehurst: 23-49-246-1-1-60.4

RUSHING Benson: 117-458-3.9-2 Lynch: 58-239-4.1-2
RECEIVING Green (R): 29-453-15.6-4 Baldwin (R): 20-330-16.5-2
OFFENSE 326.5 262.8
DEFENSE 278.5 (2L) 354.7
SACKS Fanene: 3 Clemons: 6
INTs Hall, M. Johnson: 1 Chancellor: 2
PUNTING Huber: 44.6 Ryan: 47.5
KICKING Nugent: 51 (12/13 PAT; 13/14 FG) Hauschka: 29 (11/11 PAT; 6/7 FG)


BENGALS:  Club seeks 4th consecutive win…Bengals are 2-1 on road this season…Rookie QB ANDY DALTON (2nd round, No. 35) had career-best in completion pct. (78.1) & passer rating (111.5) last game. Dalton has 100+ passer rating in 3 of his 6 starts (102.4, 107, 111.5). Dalton is only 2nd Bengals rookie QB to win 3 straight starts (GREG COOK in 1969)…For career, RB BERNARD SCOTT averages 5.2 yards per carry against NFC opponents. Rookie WR A.J. GREEN (1st round, No. 4) aims for 4th consecutive game with TD catch on road. Green leads NFL rookies in receptions (29), receiving yards (453) & TD catches (4). WR JEROME SIMPSON posted 2nd 100-yard rec. game of season vs. Colts (101)…TE JERMAINE GRESHAM has TD reception in 2 of past 3 games…Bengals allow 278.5 yards per game in ’11, 2nd-best in NFL…Defense has recorded 7 FRs this season, 2nd-most in NFL (Bal, 9)…CB LEON HALL registered 1st INT of season last game…DE JONATHAN FANENE tied career-best with 2 sacks in last game vs. NFC opponent…S REGGIE NELSON leads team with 39 tackles…SEAHAWKS: QB TARVARIS JACKSON has won 2 of past 3 starts. In last home start (1/2/11 vs. St.L.), QB CHARLIE WHITEHURST completed 22 of 36 (61.1 pct.) for 192 yards with 1 TD & 0 INTs for 84.5 rating…RB MARSHAWN LYNCH aims for 3rd game in row with TD. Has 5 rush TDs in past 5 at home. In only career meeting (11/4/07 with Buf.), rushed for 153 yards, incl. 56-yard TD. RB-KR-PR LEON WASHINGTON has 7 career KR-TDs, 2nd most in NFL history & trailing Cle.’s JOSH CRIBBS (8)…Undrafted rookie WR DOUG BALDWIN is 2nd among NFC rookies with 20 catches & 330 receiving yards. Averaging 16.5 yards per catch, highest by rookie with 15+ receptions. WR SIDNEY RICE has 27 catches for 494 yards (98.8 per game; 18.3 avg.) & 3 TDs in past 5 vs. AFC. In only career meeting (12/13/09 w/ Min.), had TD catch…DE CHRIS CLEMONS has 6 sacks in past 5. DT BRANDON MEBANE had sack in last meeting. In past 3, S KAM CHANCELLOR has 2 INTs, sack, FF & FR.

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