NFL Week 11 Preview: Cincinnati Bengals at the nation’s capital to play Washington

CINCINNATI BENGALS (2-6-1)
AT WASHINGTON FOOTBALL TEAM (2-7)

WEEK 11 // SUNDAY, NOV. 22, 2020 // 1:00 PM ET // FEDEXFIELD // REFEREE: SHAWN SMITH

REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY

LEADER: Bengals lead all-time series, 5-4-1
STREAKS: Bengals have won 3 of past 4
LAST GAME: 10/30/16: Washington 27 at Bengals 27 (OT) (London)
LAST GAME AT SITE: 9/23/12: Bengals 38, Washington 31

ON THE AIRWAVES:

TV: CBS (1:00 PM ET): Spero Dedes, Adam Archuleta
SIRIUS: 113 (Cin), 132 (Was) | XM: 386 (Cin), 232 (Was)

CINCINNATI BENGALS LEADERS

L 36-10 at Pittsburgh LAST WEEK

Zac Taylor: 0-0 COACH VS. OPP.

22.7/27.8 PTS. FOR/AGAINST

357.7 OFFENSE

Joe Burrow (R): 242-370-2485-12-5-89.8 PASSING

Joe Mixon: 119-428-3.6-3 RUSHING

Tyler Boyd: 60-625-10.4-3 RECEIVING

398.2 DEFENSE

Carl Lawson: 3.5 SACKS

Jessie Bates, Logan Wilson (R): 2 INTs

-3 (9/12) TAKE/GIVE

Kevin Huber: 46.8 (40.7) PUNTING (NET)

Randy Bullock: 78 (21/21 PAT; 19/21 FG) KICKING

BENGALS NOTES

QB JOE BURROW (rookie) passed for 213 yards & TD vs. 0 INTs
last week. Aims for 3rd in row with 0 INTs. Has 2+ TD passes
& 105+ rating in 2 of past 3. Has 7 TDs (6 pass. 1 rush) vs. 2
INTs in 5 road games this season. Ranks 3rd in NFL with 242
completions. Leads rookies with 2,485 passing yards.
• RB JOE MIXON has rush TD in 2 of his past 3. Has 75+ scrimmage
yards in 2 of his past 3 vs. NFC. RB GIOVANI BERNARD has TD
in 3 of his past 4. Has 75+ scrimmage yards in 2 of his past

  1. Had rush TD in last meeting. RB SAMAJE PERINE led team
    with season-high 48 rush yards last week. Had 822 scrimmage
    yards & 2 TDs (1 rush, 1 rec.) in 2 seasons with Was. (2017-18).
    • WR TYLER BOYD aims for 5th in row with 5+ catches. Has rec.
    TD in 2 of past 3. Had 5 catches in last meeting. WR A.J. GREEN
    has 18 catches for 304 yards (152 per game) & rec. TD in 2
    career games vs. Was. Rookie WR TEE HIGGINS had 115 rec.
    yards & rec. TD on career-high 7 catches last week. Aims for
    5th in row with 5+ catches & 70+ rec. yards. Has TD catch in 2
    of past 3. Ranks 3rd among rookies in catches (40), rec. yards
    (603) & rec. TDs (4).
    • S JESSIE BATES had 7 tackles, TFL & 2 PD in Week 10. Aims for
    3rd in row with 7+ tackles & 2+ PD. Has 6 PD in his past 4 on
    road. Ranks 4th among safeties with 64 tackles. S VONN BELL
    had 2 PD last week. Aims for 3rd in row with PD. Has 21 tackles,
    sack, FF & PD in 2 career games vs. Was. CB TONY BROWN led
    team with season-high 9 tackles & had 2 TFL & PD last week.

WASHINGTON FOOTBALL TEAM LEADERS

LAST WEEK L 30-27 at Detroit

COACH VS. OPP. Ron Rivera: 1-0-1

PTS. FOR/AGAINST 20.0/24.2

OFFENSE 323.9

PASSING Alex Smith: 71-104-752-1-3-80.3

RUSHING Antonio Gibson (R): 103-436-4.2-7

RECEIVING Terry McLaurin: 57-787-13.8-3

DEFENSE 320.7

SACKS Montez Sweat: 5

INTs Kendall Fuller: 4

TAKE/GIVE -7 (9/16)

PUNTING (NET) Tress Way: 47.8 (44.1)

KICKING Dustin Hopkins: 52 (16/17 PAT; 12/17 FG)

WASHINGTON NOTES

• QB ALEX SMITH set career-highs in completions (38) & pass
yards (390) last week & has 300+ pass yards in consecutive
games for 1st time in his career. Had 386 pass yards & 95.2
rating in his last game vs. Cin. (10/4/15 w/ KC).
• RB ANTONIO GIBSON (rookie) had 65 scrimmage yards (45 rush,
20 rec.) & 2 rush TDs in Week 10, his 1st-career 2-TD game.
Aims for his 3rd in row at home & 4th in row overall with rush
TD. Leads all rookies with 7 rush TDs. RB J.D. MCKISSIC had 7
receptions & 1st rush TD of season last week. Has 6+ receptions
in 5 of his past 6. Ranks 3rd among RBs with career-high 41
catches this season. McKissic & Gibson (26 receptions) are 1
of 2 sets of RBs (AARON JONES & JAMAAL WILLIAMS) with 25+
catches each in 2020.
• WR TERRY MCLAURIN had 7 receptions for team-high 95 rec.
yards last week. Is 1 of 3 WRs (KEENAN ALLEN & DEANDRE
HOPKINS) with 6 games of 7+ receptions this season. Aims for
his 3rd in row at home with 7+ receptions, 90+ rec. yards & TD
catch. Rookie WR ISAIAH WRIGHT had career-high 6 receptions
for 59 yards last week. WR CAM SIMS aims for his 3rd in row
with 50+ rec. yards. TE LOGAN THOMAS had career-high 66
rec. yards in Week 10.
• S KAMREN CURL (rookie) had 8 tackles & 2nd-career sack last
week. Is 5th rookie DB since 2010 with sack in consecutive
games. DE CHASE YOUNG leads all rookies with 3.5 sacks this
season. LB JON BOSTIC aims for his 4th in row with 6+ tackles.
CB KENDALL FULLER had season-high 8 tackles last week. Has
3 INTs & 4 PD in 4 home games this season.

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