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Broncos at Bengals Week Nine Capsule

DENVER BRONCOS (4-3) AT CINCINNATI BENGALS (3-4)

SERIES

  BRONCOS BENGALS
SERIES LEADER 18-8  
STREAKS 14 of past 17  
COACHES VS. OPP. Fox: 2-2 Lewis: 1-4
LAST WEEK W 34-14 vs. Saints Bye (Wk. 7: L 24-17 vs. Steelers)
LAST GAME 9/18/11: Bengals 22 at Broncos 24. Denver RB Willis McGahee rushes for 101 yards & TD as QB Kyle Orton connects with WR Eric Decker on 2 TD passes (25, 52) in Week 2 win.
LAST GAME AT SITE 9/13/09: Broncos 12, Bengals 7. Denver QB Kyle Orton completes game-winning 87-yard TD pass to WR Brandon Stokley with 11 seconds remaining for come-from-behind win.
BROADCAST CBS (1:00 PM ET): Greg Gumbel, Dan Dierdorf. SIRIUS: 94 (Den.), 106 (Cin.). XM: 235 (Cin.). 

STATS

PASSING Manning: 176-257-2,113 (2C)-17 (1C)-4-109.0 (1L) Dalton: 156-243-1,831-13-10-87.7
RUSHING McGahee: 123-554-4.5-4 Green-Ellis: 125-431-3.4-2
RECEIVING D. Thomas: 39-679 (3L)-17.4-4 Green: 44 (3C)-636-14.5-7 (T1L)
OFFENSE 405.4 (3L) 354.0
TAKE/GIVE -3 -6
DEFENSE 319.3 (3C) 357.1
SACKS Miller: 6 Atkins: 7 (3C)
INTs Harris, Woodyard: 3 Crocker: 2
PUNTING Colquitt: 46.9 Huber: 46.2
KICKING Prater: 50 (23/23 PAT; 9/9 FG) Nugent: 52 (19/19 PAT; 11/12 FG)

NOTES

BRONCOS: QB PEYTON MANNING is 7-0 all-time vs. Cin. & has 17 TDs vs. 3 INTs & 107 rating. In past 2 on road, has completed 55 of 74 passes (74.3 pct.) for 646 yards with 6 TDs vs. 1 INT & 121.8 rating. Registered 37th career game with at least 3 TD passes & 0 INTs last week, surpassing BRETT FAVRE for most such games in NFL history…RB WILLIS MC GAHEE posted 33rd 100-yard rush game of career (3rd in ’12) last week, most among active players. Had 101 rush yards & rush TD in last meeting vs. Cin. Rookie RB RONNIE HILLMAN had career-best 86 rush yards last week…WR DEMARYIUS THOMAS posted 4th 100-yard rec. game of season last game (137). WR ERIC DECKER seeks 5th straight game w/ TD. Tied career-best with 2 TD rec. last week…LB WESLEY WOODYARD had sack & INT in Week 8…DE ELVIS DUMERVIL has 4 sacks in past 4. LB VON MILLER has 17.5 sacks in 22 career games…BENGALS: QB ANDY DALTON passed for 332 yards with 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 107 passer rating in only game vs. Broncos…Ranks 2nd in AFC w/ 105.3 4th-quarter rating (PEYTON MANNING, 119.6)…Since ’10, RB BEN JARVUS GREEN-ELLIS is tied for 3rd in NFL w/ 26 rush TDs. Has 2 rush TDs in 3 reg. season games vs. Den. RB CEDRIC PEERMAN posted 1st rush TD of career last game…WR A.J. GREEN has TD catch in 6 consecutive games, tied for 4th-longest streak in franchise history. In only career meeting vs. Den., Green had career-high 10 catches with 124 yards & TD reception. Has TD catch in each of Bengals 3 home games in ’12. Green (7) needs TD catch to surpass his ’11 rookie total…Defense ties for 3rd in NFL & is 1st in AFC with 23 sacks…DE MICHAEL JOHNSON (6) needs half sack to surpass career-high of 6 in ’11…Since ’11, DT GENO ATKINS has 14.5 sacks. Atkins & Johnson each had sacks in last game against Den.…S CHRIS CROCKER recorded 2nd INT of season last week…LB REY MAUALUGA leads team with 58 sacks.


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