Chicago Bears (3-9) at Cincinnati Bengals (5-7) Sunday, December 10, 2017 | 1:00 PM ET | Paul Brown Stadium | Referee: John Parry
LEADER: Bengals lead all-time series, 6-4
STREAKS: Bengals have won 2 of past 3
LAST GAME: 9/8/13: Bengals 21 at Bears 24
LAST GAME AT SITE: 10/25/09: Bengals 45, Bears 10
QB MITCHELL TRUBISKY completed 12 of 15 (80 pct.) for career-high 117.2 rating in Week 13. • RB JORDAN HOWARD has 275 rush yards (91.7 per game) in past 3 on road. In 2 career road games vs. AFC, has 339 scrimmage yards (169.5 per game) & TD catch. Aims for 3rd in row vs. AFC with 100+ rush yards. Has 100+ scrimmage yards in 4 of 5 career games vs. AFC. Rookie RB TARIK COHEN had 61-yard PR-TD last week. Is 1st player since TERRY METCALF (1975) & 1st rookie since HOFer GALE SAYERS (1965) with PR-TD, rush TD, rec. TD & TD pass in single season. Ties for 3rd among rookie RBs with 39 catches. • WR DONTRELLE INMAN had TD catch last week, his 1st with Chi. WR KENDALL WRIGHT leads team with 370 rec. yards. • DE AKIEM HICKS has sack in 2 of past 3 on road. Aims for 3rd in row on road vs. AFC with sack. LB CHRISTIAN JONES leads team with 82 tackles. Tied career-high with 13 tackles & had sack last week. Has 26 tackles & 2 sacks in past 3. LB DANNY TREVATHAN aims for 3rd in row with 11+ tackles. Has 16 tackles, sack & FR in his past 2 vs. AFC. In 2 career games vs. Cin., has 18 tackles & sack. CB KYLE FULLER ties for 3rd in NFC with 13 PD. Had INT in Week 13. Has 17 tackles & 6 PD in his past 3 vs. AFC. DE LAMARR HOUSTON had sack last week. Has 4 sacks, FF & FR in his past 6 vs. AFC. CB PRINCE AMUKAMARA set careerhigh with 10 tackles in only game vs Cin. (11/11/12 with NYG).
QB ANDY DALTON had 2 TD passes vs. 0 INTs & 96.3 rating in Week 13. Has 11 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 103.1 rating in past 6. Completed 26 of 33 (78.8 pct.) for 282 yards with 2 TDs for 97.2 rating in only career meeting. Aims for 3rd in row vs. NFC with 2+ TD passes & 120+ rating. • RB JOE MIXON (rookie) has rush TD in 3 of past 5. Ranks 5th among NFL rookies with 784 scrimmage yards. RB GIOVANI BERNARD had 96 scrimmage yards (77 rush, 19 rec.) in Week 13. Has TD in 2 of past 3 vs. NFC. In past 7 at home vs. NFC, has 726 scrimmage yards (103.7 per game) & 4 rush TDs. • WR A.J. GREEN had 2 TD catches last week, his 6th career multi-TD game. Ties for 4th in NFL with 8 TD catches. Had 9 catches for 162 yards & 2 TDs in only career meeting. In past 3 vs. NFC, has 26 catches (8.7 per game) with 300 rec. yards (100 per game) & 2 TDs. Has 4 TDs in past 4 at home. WR BRANDON LA FELL has 212 rec. yards (106 per game) with TD in past 2 vs. Chi. TE TYLER KROFT has TD catch in 2 of past 3. • DT GENO ATKINS has 7.5 sacks & 8 TFL in past 8 at home. Has 11 TFL & 7 sacks in past 9 vs. NFC. DE CARLOS DUNLAP had sack in Week 13. Has 3.5 sacks in past 3. In past 2 vs. NFC, has 1.5 sacks & 4 PD. Has 62.5 sacks, most in franchise history. CB DARQUEZE DENNARD is only NFL CB with 60+ tackles (66) & 2+ sacks (2). Rookie LB CARL LAWSON leads all rookies with 7.5 sacks.