NFL Week 8 Preview: Talk of the NFL Bengals visit The Meadowlands to play New York Jets

CINCINNATI BENGALS (5-2)
AT NEW YORK JETS (1-5)

SUNDAY, OCT. 31, 2021 // 1:O0 PM ET // METLIFE STADIUM // REFEREE: CRAIG WROLSTAD

ON THE AIRWAVES

TV: CBS (1:00 PM ET): Kevin Harlan, Trent Green, Melanie Collins (field reporter)
SIRIUS: 99 (Cin.), 121 (NYJ) | XM: 391 (Cin.), 232 (NYJ) | SXM App: 806 (Cin.), 824 (NYJ)

MetLife Stadium Aerial view of in 2014. By Anthony Quintano from Hillsborough, NJ, United States, Super Bowl 48 (XLVIII), CC BY 2.0, https commons.wikimedia.org

REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY

LEADER: Jets lead all-time series, 15-10
STREAKS: Bengals have won past 3
LAST GAME: 12/1/19: Jets 6 at Bengals 22
LAST GAME AT SITE: 9/11/16: Bengals 23, Jets 22

CINCINNATI BENGALS LEADERS

W 41-17 at Baltimore LAST WEEK

Zac Taylor: 1-0 COACH VS. OPP

27.0/18.3 PTS. FOR/AGAINST

369.6 OFFENSE

Joe Burrow: 146-212-1,956-17-8-108.9 PASSING

Joe Mixon: 123-539-4.4.-4 RUSHING

Ja’Marr Chase (R): 35-754-21.5-6 RECEIVING

339.9 DEFENSE

Trey Hendrickson: 6.5 SACKS

Logan Wilson: 4 INTs

-3 (6/9) TAKE/GIVE

Kevin Huber: 47.0 (40.9) PUNTING (NET)

Evan McPherson (R): 49 (22/22 PAT; 9/12 FG) KICKING

BENGALS NOTES

• QB JOE BURROW completed 23 of 38 passes (60.5 pct.) for
career-high 416 yards & 3 TDs vs. INT for 113.5 rating last week,
his 2nd-career game with 400+ pass yards & 3+ TD passes. Is
4th player ever with 2 such games within 1st 20 career games.
Aims for 3rd in row with 3+ TD passes & 110+ rating. Is only
player in NFL with 2+ TD passes in 7 games this season.
• RB JOE MIXON rushed for 59 yards & TD last week. Aims for
5th in row with TD. Had 70 scrimmage yards (44 rush, 26 rec.) &
rush TD in last meeting. Aims for his 6th in row vs. AFC East with
70+ scrimmage yards. RB SAMAJE PERINE had 75 scrimmage
yards (52 rush, 23 rec.) & 1st rush TD of season in Week 7. Aims
for 3rd in row with 75+ scrimmage yards & TD.
• WR JA’MARR CHASE (rookie) led team with 8 catches for 201
yards & TD last week, becoming 2nd-youngest player ever with
200+ rec. yards in single game. Aims for 5th in row with 75+
rec. yards. Has 6+ catches, 150+ rec. yards & rec. TD in 2 of
past 3. Ranks 2nd in NFL with 754 rec. yards, most-ever by
player in 1st 7 career games. TE C.J. UZOMAH had 91 rec. yards
& 2 TD catches in Week 7. Aims for 3rd in row with rec. TD. Ties
for lead among TEs with career-high 5 rec. TDs this season.
• DE TREY HENDRICKSON aims for 4th in row with sack. Is 1 of 3
in NFL (MYLES GARRETT & T.J. WATT) with 20+ sacks (20) since

  1. DT LARRY OGUNJOBI had season-high 1.5 sacks in Week
  2. LB SAM HUBBARD had PD & career-high 2.5 sacks last week.
    Aims for 3rd in row with TFL. Had sack in last meeting.

NEW YORK JETS LEADERS

LAST WEEK L 54-13 at New England

COACH VS. OPP. Robert Saleh: 0-0

PTS. FOR/AGAINST 13.3/29.2

OFFENSE 272.3

PASSING Mike White: 20-32-202-1-2-64.8

RUSHING Michael Carter (R): 58-202-3.5-2

RECEIVING Corey Davis: 24-349-14.5-4

DEFENSE 402.5

SACKS Quinnen Williams: 3.5

INTs –

TAKE/GIVE -8 (4/12)

PUNTING (NET) Thomas Morstead: 47.7 (42.0)

KICKING Matt Ammendola (R): 22 (4/5 PAT; 6/8 FG)

JETS NOTES

• QB MIKE WHITE expected to make 1st-career start. Completed
20 of 32 (62.5 pct.) for 202 yards & TD in NFL debut last week.
• RB MICHAEL CARTER (rookie) had season-high 104 scrimmage
yards (67 rec., 37 rush) with 8 catches last week, tied for most
catches by NYJ rookie RB in single game since 1970 (BLAIR
THOMAS in 1990). Aims for 3rd in row with 50+ scrimmage
yards. Ranks 4th among rookie RBs with 333 scrimmage yards
(202 rush, 131 rec.) this season. RB TY JOHNSON had 6 catches
for career-high 65 rec. yards in Week 7.
• WR COREY DAVIS had 4 catches for 47 yards & TD last week.
Has rec. TD in 2 of past 3. Had 8 catches for 128 yards & TD in
his last game vs. Cin. (11/1/20 w/ Ten.). Aims for his 4th in row vs.
AFC North with 5+ catches & 100+ rec. yards. Has TD catch in 3
of his past 4 vs. AFC North. WR JAMISON CROWDER aims for his
4th in row at home with 5+ catches & rec. TD. Has TD catch in
2 of his past 3 vs. AFC North. Rookie WR ELIJAH MOORE rushed
for 1st-career TD last week.
• S MARCUS MAYE led team with career-high 12 tackles & had TFL
& PD last week. Aims for his 8th in row with 6+ tackles. Has PD
in 2 of his past 3. DL QUINNEN WILLIAMS had TFL last week &
has TFL in 3 of past 4. Had TFL in last meeting. Has sack in 3 of
his past 4 at home. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. AFC North with
TFL. LB C.J. MOSLEY has 72 tackles (7.2 per game) in 10 career
games vs. Cin. Aims for his 3rd in row at home with 10+ tackles.
LB DEL’SHAWN PHILLIPS had 1st-career sack in Week 7.

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