Cincinnati at Baltimore Week 11 Capsule

BENGALS RAVENS
SERIES LEADER   16-14
STREAKS 3 of past 4  
COACHES VS. OPP. Lewis: 10-6 Harbaugh: 3-3
LAST WEEK L 24-17 vs. Steelers L 22-17 at Seahawks
LAST GAME 1/2/11: Bengals 7 at Ravens 13. Baltimore’s Billy Cundiff converts 2 1st-half FGs (25, 47) & RB Ray Rice scores on 7-yard TD run as Ravens hold off Cincinnati.
LAST GAME AT SITE 1/2/11
BROADCAST CBS (1:00 PM ET): Greg Gumbel, Dan Dierdorf. Westwood One Radio: Kevin Kugler, Mark Malone. SIRIUS: 112 (Cin.), 92 (Bal.). XM: 225 (Bal.).

 

STATS

PASSING Dalton (R): 173-287-1,866-14-9-82.6 Flacco: 198-361-2,306-10-7-75.6
RUSHING Benson: 152-593-3.9-2 Rice: 138-559-4.1-6 (T1C)
RECEIVING Green (R): 41-635-15.5-6 (T3C) Rice (RB): 46-470-10.2-2
OFFENSE 312.1 340.7
TAKE/GIVE +3 (T3C) +1
DEFENSE 304.2 284.7 (3L)
SACKS Atkins: 4.5 Suggs: 6
INTs Hall: 2 3 tied: 2
PUNTING Huber: 44.7 Koch: 46.8
KICKING Nugent: 72 (21/22 PAT; 17/18 FG) Cundiff: 85 (2C) (22/22 PAT; 21/27 FG)

NOTES

BENGALS:  Seek 4th consecutive win on road in ’11…Rookie QB ANDY DALTON (2nd round, No. 35) is 4-1 as starter on road & has 10 TDs vs. 3 INTs & 93.3 rating. Dalton has 14 TD passes, most by rookie QB through 9 games of season since merger (’70). Dalton (14) needs 2 TD passes to surpass GREG COOK (15 in ’69) for most TD passes by rookie in franchise history. Dalton (1,866) surpassed Cook (1,854 in ’69) last week for most passing yards by a rookie in club annals…In past 4 vs. Ravens, RB CEDRIC BENSON is averaging 92 rush yards per game (368 total)…Rookie WR A.J. GREEN (1st round, No. 4) leads NFL rookies in rec. (41), rec. yards (635) & TD catches (6). 4 of Green’s 6 TDs have been for 35+ yards. WR JEROME SIMPSON had career-best 12 catches in last game vs. Bal (1/2/11)…TE JERMAINE GRESHAM has 3 TD rec. in past 4…Bengals allow 86.8 rush yards per game in ’11, 2nd-best in NFL (49ers, 73.2)…Defense has 9 INTs in past 4 vs. Bal…DE CARLOS DUNLAP had 1.5 sacks in last game vs. Bal…RAVENS: Club aims for 7th consecutive win at home…QB JOE FLACCO has 23-5 record (.821) at home & has 32 TDs vs. 16 INTs & 89.3 rating. Flacco aims for 3rd consecutive game with 300+ passing yards (336, 305). In past 4 vs. Cin., RB RAY RICE is averaging 118 scrimmage yards per game (281 rush; 191 rec.). Rice leads AFC RBs with 46 rec. in ’11. Rice posted 1st career TD pass last week…WR ANQUAN BOLDIN (693) needs 7 rec. to reach 700 career. Rookie WR TORREY SMITH (2nd round, No. 58) averages 18.5 yards per catch (23 rec., 425 yards)…TE ED DICKSON had career-best in catches (10), rec. yards (79) & TDs (2) last week…Ravens allow 284.7 yards per game in ’11, 3rd-fewest in NFL (Hou., 269.7; Pit., 280.1)…Defense ranks 2nd in AFC with 27 sacks (Hou., 28)…LB TERRELL SUGGS (74.5) needs 0.5 sack to reach 75 career…S ED REED has 8 career INTs vs. Cin…LB RAY LEWIS has 5 career INTs against Cin., most vs. any opponent.


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