Bengals vs Browns NFL Week 15 Game Capsule

CINCINNATI BENGALS (8-4-1) AT CLEVELAND BROWNS (7-6)

SERIES

BENGALS BROWNS
SERIES LEADER 43-39
STREAKS   3 of past 4
COACHES VS. OPP. Lewis: 15-8 Pettine: 1-0
LAST WEEK L 42-21 vs. Steelers L 25-24 vs. Colts
LAST GAME 11/6/14: Browns 24 at Bengals 3. Cleveland RBs Terrance West, Isaiah Crowell & Ben Tate each score a rushing TD. Defense has 3 interceptions.
LAST GAME AT SITE 9/29/13: Browns 17, Bengals 6. Cleveland QB Brian Hoyer throws for 269 yards & 2 TDs. Browns TE Jordan Cameron has 10 catches for 91 yards & TD.
BROADCAST FOX (1:00 PM ET): Thom Brennaman, David Diehl, Laura Okmin (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 112 (Cin.), 85 (Cle.). XM: 85 (Cle.).

STATS

PASSING Dalton: 251-394-2891-15-13-84.7 Manziel (R): 5-9-63-0-0-77.5
RUSHING Hill (R): 152-729-4.8-6 West (R): 148-556-3.8-3
RECEIVING Green: 56-910-16.3-6 Hawkins: 56-756-13.5-2
OFFENSE 348.5 353.8
TAKE/GIVE -3 +8
DEFENSE 377.8 360.5
SACKS Dunlap: 6 Kruger: 9
INTs Iloka: 3 Skrine: 4
PUNTING Huber: 47.3 (1C) Lanning: 43.8
KICKING Nugent: 87 (30/30 PAT; 19/25 FG) Cundiff: 94 (28/28 PAT; 22/29 FG)

NOTES

BENGALS: QB ANDY DALTON passed for 302 yards with 128.8 rating & 3 total TDs (2 pass, 1 rush) last week, surpassing JEFF BLAKE (93) for 4th-most TD passes in franchise history (95). Has 38-22-1 (.631) record, highest win pct. of any Bengals QB (min. 20 starts)…RB GIOVANI BERNARD had 86 scrimmage yards in last meeting (45 rush, 41 rec.). In past 6, rookie RB JEREMY HILL (Round 2, No. 55 overall) has 604 scrimmage yards (100.6 per game) with 3 rush TDs. Leads NFL rookies in rush yards (729) & is tied for 2nd in rush TDs (6)…Last week, WR A.J. GREEN had career-high 224 yards, 2nd-most in club history (CHAD JOHNSON, 260 yards on 11/12/06 vs. Chargers), on 11 catches with TD. Has 4,743 career receiving yards, 4th-most of any player in 1st 4 NFL seasons. In 3 career road meetings, has 15 catches for 227 yards & 3 TDs. Has 5 TDs in past 7 overall…Since 2012, GENO ATKINS has 20.5 sacks, tied for 2nd among AFC DTs. LB VINCENT REY leads team with 97 tackles, incl. game-high 15 vs. Steelers…BROWNS: Rookie QB JOHNNY MANZIEL will make 1st career NFL start. Scored 1st NFL TD in Week 13 vs. Buf. (10-yard run)…Browns are only NFL team with 2 rookies with 500+ rushing yards – RBs TERRANCE WEST (556) & ISAIAH CROWELL (529). Crowell (undrafted) has 4 rush TDs in past 5 & leads NFL rookies with 8 rush TDs in 2014. West (Round 3, No. 94 overall) leads team & ranks 2nd among AFC rookies with 556 rush yards. Rushed for 94 yards & TD in last meeting…In past 17, WR JOSH GORDON has 104 rec. for 1,856 yards (109.2/game) & 9 TDs. Had 125 rec. yards on 5 catches (25 avg.) with TD in last meeting…CB JOE HADEN has INT in 3 of past 4. Last week, S JIM LEONHARD posted INT & sack in same game for 1st time in career. Aims for 3rd in row with INT. Last week, rookie CB JUSTIN GILBERT (23-yard INT-TD) & LB CRAIG ROBERTSON (0-yard FR-TD) each scored 1st career NFL TDs. CB BUSTER SKRINE had career-high 2 INTs in last meeting. S DONTE WHITNER leads team with 85 tackles. LB BARKEVIOUS MINGO posted sack last week.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Enjoyed this post?
Subscribe to Browns Gab via RSS Feed or E-mail and receive daily news updates from us!

Submit to Digg  Stumble This Story  Share on Twitter  Post on Facebook  Post on MySpace  Add to del.icio.us  Bark It Up  Submit to Reddit  Fave on Technorati

Leave a Reply