Battle of Ohio Part 2! Bengals at Browns with backup QB’s Brandon Allen and Case Keenum starting

CINCINNATI BENGALS (10-6)
AT CLEVELAND BROWNS (7-9)

SUNDAY, JAN. 9, 2022 // 1:00 PM ET // FIRSTENERGY STADIUM // REFEREE: BILL VINOVICH

ON THE AIRWAVES

TV: FOX (1:00 PM ET): Kenny Albert, Jonathan Vilma, Lindsay Czarniak (field reporter)
SIRIUS: 134 (Cin.), 158 (Cle.) | XM: 383 (Cin.), 228 (Cle.) | SXM App: 808 (Cin.), 807 (Cle.)

FirstEnergy Stadium Dawg Pound in 2016 photo. By JonRidinger – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https commons.wikimedia.org

REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY

LEADER: Bengals lead all-time series, 51-45
STREAKS: Browns have won past 3
LAST GAME: 11/7/21: Browns 41 at Bengals 16
LAST GAME AT SITE: 9/17/20: Browns 35, Bengals 30

CINCINNATI BENGALS LEADERS

W 34-31 vs. Kansas City LAST WEEK

Zac Taylor: 1-4 COACH VS. OPP.

27.8/22.2 PTS. FOR/AGAINST

372.7 OFFENSE

Joe Burrow: 366-520-4,611-34-14-108.3 PASSING

Joe Mixon: 292-1,205-4.1-13 RUSHING

Ja’Marr Chase (R): 79-1,429-18.1 (1L)-13 RECEIVING

349.3 DEFENSE

Trey Hendrickson: 14 SACKS

Logan Wilson: 4 INTs

-2 (19/21) TAKE/GIVE

Kevin Huber: 46.7 (41.3) PUNTING (NET)

Evan McPherson (R): 130 (46/48 PAT; 28/33 FG) KICKING

BENGALS NOTES

• BENGALS clinched AFC North for 1st time since 2015.
• QB JOE BURROW completed 30 of 39 atts. (76.9 pct.) for 446
yards & 4 TDs vs. 0 INTs for career-high 148 rating last week.
Became 2nd QB ever (JAMEIS WINSTON) with 450+ pass yards
& 4+ TD passes in consecutive games. Aims for 5th in row with
0 INTs & 100+ rating. Has 315+ pass yards & 3 TD passes in 2 of
3 career games vs. Cle. Has 109.5 rating in his past 6 on road.
Has franchise-records in pass yards (4,611) & TD passes (34).
• RB JOE MIXON aims for 3rd in row with 85+ scrimmage yards.
Had 110 scrimmage yards (64 rush, 46 rec.) & 2 rush TDs in
Week 9 meeting. Has 100+ scrimmage yards & rush TD in 3 of
his past 4 vs. Cle. Aims for 5th in row vs. division with rush TD.
Is 1 of 2 RBs (JONATHAN TAYLOR) with 1,500+ scrimmage yards
(1,519) & 15+ TDs (16) this season.
• WR JA’MARR CHASE had 11 catches for 266 yards & 3 TDs last
week, most rec. yards ever by rookie in single game. Is 1st
rookie & 5th player in SB era with 200+ rec. yards in 2+ games
in single season. Aims for 3rd in row with 125+ rec. yards. Has
rookie-record 1,429 rec. yards. WR TEE HIGGINS has 60+ rec.
yards in 5 of past 6. WR TYLER BOYD aims for his 4th in row
with TD catch. Has 70+ rec. yards & rec. TD in 2 of past 3 vs. Cle.
• DE TREY HENDRICKSON has 0.5+ sacks in 11 of past 12. Had sack
in Week 9 meeting & has sack in each of 5 games vs. division
this season. LB LOGAN WILSON had 8 tackles last week. Has 5+
tackles in 12 of 13 games in 2021. Had FF in Week 9 meeting

CLEVELAND BROWNS LEADERS

LAST WEEK L 26-14 at Pittsburgh (Mon.)

COACH VS. OPP. Kevin Stefanski: 3-0

PTS. FOR/AGAINST 20.5/22.2

OFFENSE 338.4

PASSING Case Keenum: 30-48-286-1-0-86.0

RUSHING Nick Chubb: 219-1,201-5.5-8

RECEIVING Jarvis Landry: 46-495-10.8-1

DEFENSE 319.6

SACKS Myles Garrett: 15

INTs John Johnson, Denzel Ward: 3

TAKE/GIVE -1 (19/20)

PUNTING (NET) Dustin Colquitt: 42.3 (36.4)

KICKING Chase McLaughlin: 78 (33/34 PAT; 15/21 FG)

BROWNS NOTES

• QB CASE KEENUM passed for 199 yards & TD vs. 0 INTs for 90.3
rating in only start of season (Week 7 vs. Den.). Has 3 TDs vs. 0
INTs for 122.1 rating in 2 career starts vs. Cin.
• RB NICK CHUBB aims for 5th in row with 50+ scrimmage yards.
Has 90+ scrimmage yards & rush TD in 2 of past 3. Had 163
scrimmage yards (137 rush, 26 rec.) & 2 rush TDs in Week 9
meeting. Aims for 3rd in row vs. Cin. with 125+ scrimmage yards
& 2+ rush TDs. Has 698 scrimmage yards (116.3 per game) & 6
TDs (5 rush, 1 rec.) in 6 career games vs. Cin. Ranks 3rd in NFL
with 1,201 rush yards & is only player with 950+ rush yards in
each of past 4 seasons. RB KAREEM HUNT aims for his 3rd in
row vs. Cin. with 100+ scrimmage yards & TD.
• WR JARVIS LANDRY has 5+ catches in 3 of his past 4 at home.
Needs 4 catches & 5 rec. yards for 8th straight season with
50+ catches & 500+ rec. yards. WR DONOVAN PEOPLES-JONES
led team with 76 rec. yards last week. Aims for his 3rd in row vs.
Cin. with 50+ rec. yards & TD catch. TE HARRISON BRYANT aims
for 4th in row with TD catch. TE DAVID NJOKU had 4th rec. of
season last week. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Cin with TD catch.
• DE MYLES GARRETT had 1.5 sacks in Week 9 meeting & has
6.5 sacks in 6 career games vs. Cin. Has sack in 4 of 5 games
vs. division this season. Has franchise-record 15 sacks. DE
JADEVEON CLOWNEY had 2 sacks & FF last week. Aims for 3rd
in row with sack. Has PD in 2 of past 3. CB A.J. GREEN had 2 PD
& 1st-career INT in Week 17. Had FR & PD in Week 9 meeting.

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