NFL Week 6 Preview: Bengals invade Motown to take on the Lions today at 1:00

CINCINNATI BENGALS (3-2)
AT DETROIT LIONS (0-5)

SUNDAY, OCT. 17, 2021 // 1:00 PM ET // FORD FIELD // REFEREE: SHAWN HOCHULI

ON THE AIRWAVES

TV: FOX (1:00 PM ET): Chris Myers, Daryl Johnston, Jennifer Hale (field reporter)
SIRIUS: 119 (Cin.), 113 (Det.) | XM: 388 (Cin.), 230 (Det.) | SXM App: 806 (Cin.), 810 (Det.)

Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan (United States). 2015 photo By Michael Barera, CC BY-SA 4.0, https commons.wikimedia.org

REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY

LEADER: Bengals lead all-time series, 9-3
STREAKS: Bengals have won past 6
LAST GAME: 12/24/17: Lions 17 at Bengals 26
LAST GAME AT SITE: 10/20/13: Bengals 27, Lions 24

CINCINNATI BENGALS LEADERS

L 25-22 vs. Green Bay (OT) LAST WEEK

Zac Taylor: 0-0 COACH VS. OPP.

22.8/20.0 PTS. FOR/AGAINST

333.8 OFFENSE

Joe Burrow: 104-145-1,269-11-6-106.4 PASSING

Joe Mixon: 93-386-4.2-3 RUSHING

Ja’Marr Chase (R): 23-456-19.8-5 RECEIVING

351.6 DEFENSE

Trey Hendrickson: 4.5 SACKS

Logan Wilson: 3 INTs

-2 (5/7) TAKE/GIVE

Kevin Huber: 44.7 (40.4) PUNTING (NET)

Evan McPherson (R): 28 (13/13 PAT; 5/8 FG) KICKING

BENGALS NOTES

• QB JOE BURROW completed 26 of 38 passes (68.4 pct.) for 281
yards & 2 TDs vs. 2 INTs last week. Aims for 3rd in row with
275+ pass yards. Has 75+ comp. pct. & 120+ rating in 2 of past

  1. Aims for 3rd in row on road with 2+ TD passes.
    • RB JOE MIXON aims for 3rd in row with rush TD. Has 70+
    scrimmage yards in 3 of his past 4 on road. Has TD in 2 of his
    past 3 vs. NFC North. RB SAMAJE PERINE had season-high 83
    scrimmage yards (59 rush, 24 rec.) & TD catch last week.
    • WR JA’MARR CHASE (rookie) had 6 catches for season-high 159
    yards & TD last week. Aims for 3rd in row with 6+ catches &
    75+ rec. yards. Is 5th rookie ever with 50+ rec. yards in each
    of 1st 5 career games. Leads rookies with 5 rec. TDs & is 3rd
    rookie since 1990 with 5+ rec. TDs in team’s 1st 5 games of
    season. WR TYLER BOYD had 5 catches in last meeting. Has rec.
    TD in 2 of past 3 on road. WR TEE HIGGINS aims for his 3rd in
    row with 5+ catches. Has rec. TD in 2 of his 3 games in 2021. TE
    C.J. UZOMAH had TD catch in last meeting.
    • DE TREY HENDRICKSON had season-high 2 sacks last week,
    5th-career game with 2+ sacks. Has sack in 3 of past 4. Had
    sack in his last game vs. Det. (10/4/20 w/ NO). LB LOGAN WILSON
    aims for 6th in row with 6+ tackles. Leads all LBs with 3 INTs in
  2. S VONN BELL had 9 tackles & career-high 3 TFL last week.
    Had 5 tackles & sack in last meeting. Aims for 3rd in row on
    road with PD. S JESSIE BATES has 9 tackles in 3 of his 4 games
    this season.

DETROIT LIONS LEADERS

LAST WEEK L 19-17 at Minnesota

COACH VS. OPP. Dan Campbell: 0-0

PTS. FOR/AGAINST 19.6/27.6

OFFENSE 339.6

PASSING Jared Goff: 131-196-1,303-7-3-91.0

RUSHING Jamaal Williams: 55-244-4.4-2

RECEIVING T.J. Hockenson (TE): 24-237-9.9-2

DEFENSE 381.8

SACKS Charles Harris: 4

INTs Amani Oruwariye: 2

TAKE/GIVE -1 (6/7)

PUNTING (NET) Jack Fox: 50.1 (45.1)

KICKING Austin Seibert: 19 (4/4 PAT; 5/6 FG)

LIONS NOTES

• QB JARED GOFF passed for 203 yards last week. Aims for his
3rd in row at home in 2021 with 90+ rating. Passed for 372
yards & 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 119.3 rating in his only career start
vs. Cin. (10/27/19 w/ LAR).
• RB D’ANDRE SWIFT had 6 catches, 104 scrimmage yards (53
rec., 51 rush) & rush TD last week. Leads all RBs in receptions
(29) & ranks 2nd in rec. yards (252). Aims for his 3rd in row at
home with 100+ scrimmage yards & 4th in row at home with
TD. RB JAMAAL WILLIAMS aims for his 4th in row with 60+
scrimmage yards. Aims for his 3rd in row at home with Det. with
rush TD. Swift (442 scrimmage yards) & Williams (345) are 1 of 2
pairs of NFC RB teammates (EZEKIEL ELLIOTT & TONY POLLARD)
with 300+ scrimmage yards each in 2021.
• TE T.J. HOCKENSON ranks tied-4th among TEs with 24
receptions in 2021. WR QUINTEZ CEPHUS has rec. TD in 2 of his
past 3 at home. Rookie WR AMON-RA ST. BROWN had careerhigh 7 receptions for 65 yards last week. Aims for his 3rd in
row with 6+ catches & 60+ rec. yards.
• LB CHARLES HARRIS had sack last week, his career-high 4th
sack of season. Is 1 of 3 NFC LBs (KHALIL MACK & HAASON
REDDICK) with 4 games with 1+ sack in 2021. Aims for his 5th
in row with sack. LB TREY FLOWERS had 1st full sack of season
last week. CB AMANI ORUWARIYE had career-high 9 tackles
last week. Aims for his 3rd in row at home with PD. LB ALEX
ANZALONE had 1st INT of season last week.

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