NFL Week 5 Game Preview: Green Bay Packers invade Cincinnati Bengals

WEEK 5

GREEN BAY PACKERS (3-1)
AT CINCINNATI BENGALS (3-1)

SUNDAY, OCT. 10, 2021 // 1:00 PM ET // PAUL BROWN STADIUM // REFEREE: BILL VINOVICH

ON THE AIRWAVES

TV: FOX (1:00 PM ET): Kenny Albert, Jonathan Vilma, Lindsay Czarniak (field reporter)
SIRIUS: 113 (GB), 83 (Cin.) | XM: 386 (GB), 225 (Cin.) | SXM App: 811 (GB), 806 (Cin.)

Paul Brown Stadium Interior view 2017 photo. By JonRidinger – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https commons.wikimedia.org

REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY

LEADER: Bengals lead all-time series, 7-6
STREAKS: Bengals have won 3 of past 4
LAST GAME: 9/24/17: Bengals 24 at Packers 27 (OT)
LAST GAME AT SITE: 9/22/13: Bengals 34, Packers 30

GREEN BAY PACKERS LEADERS

W 27-17 vs. Pittsburgh LAST WEEK

Matt LaFleur: 0-0 COACH VS. OPP.

23.8/25.0 PTS. FOR/AGAINST

318.0 OFFENSE

Aaron Rodgers: 80-124-897-8-2-100.8 PASSING

Aaron Jones: 56-206-3.7-2 RUSHING

Davante Adams: 31 (1L)-373-12.0-1 RECEIVING

311.5 DEFENSE

Rashan Gary: 1.5 SACKS

Three tied: 1 INTs

+2 (6/4) TAKE/GIVE

Corey Bojorquez: 47.5 (42.9) PUNTING (NET)

Mason Crosby: 29 (11/11 PAT; 6/6 FG) KICKING

PACKERS NOTES

• QB AARON RODGERS passed for 248 yards & 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs
for 95.6 rating & had 32nd-career rush TD last week. Has 420
career TD passes, tied with HOFer DAN MARINO for 6th-most
in NFL history. Passed 313 yards & 3 TDs vs. INT for 102.6 rating
in last meeting. Has 2+ TD passes & 100+ rating in 6 of his past
7 on road. Aims for his 4th in row in 2021 with 2+ TD passes.
• RB AARON JONES had 99 scrimmage yards (51 rec., 48 rush)
in Week 4. Aims for his 4th in row with 95+ scrimmage yards.
Has 70+ scrimmage yards in 5 of his past 6 on road. Since 2019,
ranks 2nd in NFL with 35 TDs (27 rush, 8 rec.). RB A.J. DILLON had
season-high 97 scrimmage yards (81 rush, 16 rec.) last week.
• WR DAVANTE ADAMS had 6 catches for 64 yards in Week 4.
Has 5+ catches in 16 consecutive games, longest active streak
in NFL. Had 60 rec. yards in last meeting. Has 13 rec. TDs in
his past 13 on road. Aims for his 15th in row on road with 5+
receptions. WR RANDALL COBB had 5 catches for team-high 69
yards & 2 rec. TDs, his 8th-career game with 2+ TD catches. TE
ROBERT TONYAN is 1 of 4 TEs with 60+ receptions (60) & 10+
rec. TDs (12) since 2020.
• LB DE’VONDRE CAMPBELL led team with 9 tackles & had PD in
Week 4. Aims for his 4th in row with 9+ tackles. Rookie CB ERIC
STOKES had 2 PD & 1st-career INT last week. Aims for his 5th
in row with PD. DL KENNY CLARK had 5th-career FR in Week 4.
LB RASHAN GARY had sack last week. DL KINGSLEY KEKE had
5th-career sack & 2nd-career FF in Week 4

LEADERS CINCINNATI BENGALS

LAST WEEK W 24-21 vs. Jacksonville (Thu.)

COACH VS. OPP. Zac Taylor: 0-0

PTS. FOR/AGAINST 23.0/18.8

OFFENSE 325.5

PASSING Joe Burrow: 78-107-988-9-4-113.8

RUSHING Joe Mixon: 83-353-4.3-2

RECEIVING Ja’Marr Chase (R): 17-297-17.5-4

DEFENSE 323.0

SACKS B.J. Hill: 3

INTs Logan Wilson: 3

TAKE/GIVE -1 (4/5)

PUNTING (NET) Kevin Huber: 46.5 (42.6)

KICKING Evan McPherson (R): 26 (11/11 PAT; 5/6 FG)

BENGALS NOTES

• QB JOE BURROW completed 25 of 32 passes (career-high 78.1
pct.) for season-high 348 yards & 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for careerhigh 132.8 rating last week. Is 1 of 4 in NFL (DEREK CARR,
PATRICK MAHOMES & MATTHEW STAFFORD) with 2+ TD passes
in each of 1st 4 weeks. Aims for his 5th in row at home with 2+
TD passes & 105+ rating.
• RB JOE MIXON rushed for 2nd TD of season last week. Had 101
scrimmage yards (62 rush, 39 rec.) in last meeting.
• WR TYLER BOYD set season highs in catches (9) & rec. yards
(118) in Week 4. Has 7+ catches in 2 of past 3. Has 5+ catches in
2 of his past 3 vs. NFC North. Rookie WR JA’MARR CHASE had
season-high 6 catches for 77 yards last week. Has rec. TD in
3 of 4 career games. Aims for 5th in row with 50+ rec. yards.
Leads rookies in rec. yards (297) & rec. TDs (4). TE C.J. UZOMAH
set career highs in rec. yards (95) & rec. TDs (2) last week.
• LB LOGAN WILSON led team with 10 tackles & had 1st sack of
season in Week 4. Aims for 3rd in row with 10+ tackles. Has INT
in 2 of past 3. Leads all LBs with 3 INTs in 2021. LB GERMAINE
PRATT had 8 tackles & TFL last week. Has 6+ tackles in 3 of 4
games this season. Aims for 3rd in row at home with TFL. DE
TREY HENDRICKSON has sack in 2 of past 3. Has sack in 3 of
his past 4 vs. NFC North. S VONN BELL aims for his 8th in row
vs. NFC with 5+ tackles. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. NFC North
with TFL. S JESSIE BATES aims for his 4th in row at home with
5+ tackles. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. NFC North with TFL.

COURTESY NFLmedia.com

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