NFL Week 17 Preview: Baltimore Ravens at Cincinnati Bengals 1 PM

BALTIMORE RAVENS (10-5)
AT CINCINNATI BENGALS (4-10-1)

WEEK 17 // SUNDAY, JAN. 3, 2021 // 1:00 PM ET // PAUL BROWN STADIUM // REFEREE: LAND CLARK

ON THE AIRWAVES:

TV: CBS (1:00 PM ET): Spero Dedes, Adam Archuleta
SIRIUS: 121 (Bal), 134 (Cin) | XM: 383 (Bal), 228 (Cin)

REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY

LEADER: Ravens lead all-time series, 26-23
STREAKS: Ravens have won past 4
LAST GAME: 10/11/20: Bengals 3 at Ravens 27
LAST GAME AT SITE: 11/10/19: Ravens 49, Bengals 13

BALTIMORE RAVENS LEADERS

W 27-13 vs. New York Giants LAST WEEK

John Harbaugh: 13-12 COACH VS. OPP.

28.7/20.0 PTS. FOR/AGAINST

352.3 OFFENSE

Lamar Jackson: 232-358-2644-23-8-99.0 PASSING

Lamar Jackson (QB): 148-908-6.1-7 RUSHING

Marquise Brown: 54-674-12.5-7 RECEIVING

338.7 DEFENSE

Yannick Ngakoue: 8 SACKS

Tyus Bowser, Marcus Peters: 3 INTs

+3 (20/17) TAKE/GIVE

Sam Koch: 44.5 (42.5) PUNTING (NET)

Justin Tucker: 122 (47/48 PAT; 25/28 FG) KICKING

RAVENS NOTES

• QB LAMAR JACKSON completed 17 of 26 passes (65.4 pct.) for
183 yards & 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 111.5 rating & rushed for 80
yards last week. Aims for 5th in row with 100+ rating & 3rd
in row with 2+ TD passes. Passed for 223 yards & 3 TDs vs. 0
INTs for 158.3 rating & rushed for 65 yards & TD in last road
meeting. Has 27 TDs (21 pass, 6 rush) vs. 3 INTs for 118.5 rating
in his past 10 on road. Leads QBs with 908 rush yards in 2020.
• RB J.K. DOBBINS (rookie) rushed for 77 yards & TD last week.
Aims for 6th in row with rush TD. Had 55 scrimmage yards (34
rush, 21 rec.) in Week 5 meeting. Ranks tied-3rd among rookies
with 7 rush TDs. RB GUS EDWARDS led team with season-high
122 scrimmage yards (85 rush, 37 rec.) in Week 16. Aims for 3rd
in row with 75+ scrimmage yards. Aims for his 4th in row vs.
division with rush TD. Has rush TD in 4 of his past 5 on road.
• TE MARK ANDREWS aims for 6th in row with 5+ catches & 60+
rec. yards. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Cin. with TD catch. Has 5+
catches in 7 of his past 8 vs. division. Has 17 rec. TDs since 2019,
most among TEs. WR MARQUISE BROWN had rec. TD last week
& has rec. TD in 4 of past 5. Aims for 3rd in row vs. Cin. with 75+
rec. yards & TD catch. Aims for 5th in row vs. division with rec.
TD. WR DEZ BRYANT aims for 3rd in row with TD catch.
• CB MARLON HUMPHREY had 6 tackles & season-high 3 PD last
week. Has PD in 2 of past 3. Had sack & FF in Week 5 meeting.
Has 5 PD in his past 4 vs. Cin. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. division
with 2+ FFs & PD. LB MATTHEW JUDON aims for 3rd in row with
sack & has sack in 4 of past 5. Had 3 TFL in last road meeting.
LB CHRIS BOARD had career-high 2 sacks in Week 16.

CINCINNATI BENGALS LEADERS

LAST WEEK W 37-31 at Houston

COACH VS. OPP. Zac Taylor: 0-3

PTS. FOR/AGAINST 20.5/25.7

OFFENSE 328.1

PASSING Brandon Allen: 84-121-877-5-2-97.0

RUSHING Giovani Bernard: 121-409-3.4-3

RECEIVING Tee Higgins (R): 67-908-13.6-6

DEFENSE 380.1

SACKS Carl Lawson: 5.5

INTs Jessie Bates: 3

TAKE/GIVE -6 (16/22)

PUNTING (NET) Kevin Huber: 47.0 (42.7)

KICKING Randy Bullock: 87 (24/25 PAT; 21/26 FG)

BENGALS NOTES

• QB BRANDON ALLEN completed 29 of 37 passes (78.4 pct.) for
career-high 371 yards & 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 126.5 rating last
week. Aims for his 3rd in row with TD pass, 0 INTs & 95+ rating.
• RB GIOVANI BERNARD had season-high 131 scrimmage yards
(66 rec., 65 rush) last week. Aims for 3rd in row with 95+
scrimmage yards. Has 95+ scrimmage yards & TD in 2 of his
past 3 vs. division. Has 764 scrimmage yards this season
(409 rush., 355 rec.) & is 1 of 2 RBs (FRANK GORE) with 400+
scrimmage yards in each of past 8 seasons. RB SAMAJE PERINE
led team with career-high 136 scrimmage yards (95 rush, 41
rec.) & 2 rush TDs in Week 16.
• WR TYLER BOYD had 42 rec. yards in Week 5 meeting. Has 6+
catches in 2 of his past 3 vs. division. WR A.J. GREEN had 4
catches for 64 yards in Week 16. Had 3 rec. TDs in his last home
game vs. Bal. (9/13/18). Rookie WR TEE HIGGINS had 6 catches
for 99 yards & TD last week. Has 5+ catches in 4 of past 5. Had
62 rec. yards in Week 5 meeting. Has 70+ rec. yards & TD catch
in 2 of his past 3 vs. division. Ranks 2nd among rookies with
908 rec. yards, 3rd with 67 catches & tied-3rd with 6 rec. TDs.
• S JESSIE BATES has PD in 2 of past 3. Had 7 tackles & 2 PD in
Week 5 meeting. Had INT in last home meeting. Aims for his
4th in row vs. Bal. with PD. S VONN BELL had 8 tackles & FF last
week. Aims for 3rd in row with 7+ tackles & FF. Ranks 3rd among
safeties with career-high 111 tackles. CB DARIUS PHILLIPS had
career-high 9 tackles & had 2 PD & 1st FF of season last week.
Aims for 4th in row with 2+ PD. LB SAM HUBBARD had sack &
1st FF of season in Week 16. Has PD in 2 of past 3.

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