Bengals vs Redskins Week Three Capsule

CINCINNATI BENGALS (1-1) AT WASHINGTON REDSKINS (1-1)

SERIES

BENGALS REDSKINS
SERIES LEADER Series tied, 4-4  
STREAKS 3 of past 4  
COACHES VS. OPP. Lewis: 2-0 Shanahan: 5-3
LAST WEEK W 34-27 vs. Browns L 31-28 at Rams
LAST GAME 12/14/08: Redskins 13 at Bengals 20. Cincinnati QB Ryan Fitzpatrick scores 2 1st-quarter TDs (1 rush, 1 pass) as Bengals defeat Washington.
LAST GAME AT SITE 11/14/04: Bengals 17, Redskins 10. Cincinnati races to 17-0 halftime lead & thwarts late Washington comeback attempt in road victory.
BROADCAST CBS (1:00 PM ET): Kevin Harlan, Solomon Wilcots. SIRIUS: 127 (Cin.), 86 (Was.). XM: 229 (Was.). 

STATS

PASSING Dalton: 46-68-539-3-2-93.9 Griffin III (R): 39-55-526-3-1-111.6
RUSHING Green-Ellis: 39-166-4.3-1 Morris (R): 44-185-4.2-2 (T1C)
RECEIVING Green: 12-128-10.7-1 A. Robinson: 6-92-15.3-1
OFFENSE 348.5 416.0
TAKE/GIVE -2 +5 (T2L)
DEFENSE 434.5 405.0
SACKS Atkins: 2 4 tied: 1
INTs 3 tied: 1
PUNTING Huber: 44.1 Rocca: 47.4
KICKING Nugent: 17 (5/5 PAT; 4/4 FG) Cundiff: 20 (8/8 PAT; 4/5 FG)

NOTES

BENGALS: Club aims for 3rd consecutive win vs. Was…QB ANDY DALTON tied career-high with 3 TD passes last week & posted career-best 128.2 passer rating. Dalton is 3-1 as starter against NFC. Bengals are 4-1 when Dalton has 100+ passer rating…RB BEN JARVUS GREEN-ELLIS has 7 rush TDs in past 8 vs. NFC opponents. Has 12 rush TD in past 18…WR A.J. GREEN had 1st TD of season last week. WR ANDREW HAWKINS had 50-yard TD catch, 1st TD reception as Bengal. WR BRANDON TATE posted 1st TD reception as Bengal last week…TE JERMAINE GRESHAM has 10 career TD rec…LB REY MAUALUGA leads club with 15 tackles…DE MICHAEL JOHNSON had sack & FR last week…CB TERENCE NEWMAN has 9 career INTs vs. Redskins (w/Dal.), most vs. any team…PR-CB ADAM JONES posted 81-yard PR-TD last week. Since ’05, Jones ranks 2nd in NFL with 5 PR-TDs (DEVIN HESTER, 12). Jones (3) is 1 of 4 active players to record 3 PR-TD of at least 80 yards in career (DEVIN HESTER, 5; PATRICK PETERSON, 4; NATE BURLESON, 3)…REDSKINS: QB ROBERT GRIFFIN III leads NFL rookies & ranks 4th overall with 111.6 rating, completing 39 of 55 (70.9 pct.) for 526 yards with 3 TDs vs. 1 INT. Is 1st rookie since 1969 with 65+ yard TD pass in each of 1st 2 games of season. Leads NFL QBs with 124 rush yards & 2 TDs…RB ALFRED MORRIS leads NFL rookies with 185 rush yards & ties for 1st among rookies with Griffin with 2 rush TDs. Last week, Morris (89 yards) & Griffin (82) became 1st rookie RB/QB duo with 80+ rush yards each since 1958…WR LEONARD HANKERSON had 68-yard rec. TD last week, 1st of career. WR PIERRE GARCON had 8 catches in last game vs. Cin. (10/16/11 with Ind.). WR SANTANA MOSS had 7 catches for 72 yards & TD in last meeting. Has 9,203 rec. yards & is 1 of 9 active players with 9,000+ yards. All 6 of WR ALDRICK ROBINSON’s catches have gone for 1st down/TD. 11 different players have 1+ catch…CB JOSH WILSON had 30-yard FR-TD last week. In career, has 4 INT-TDs & KR-TD. LB LONDON FLETCHER had INT last week.


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