By The Numbers – Closing The Books On 2019

Defensive end Sam Hubbard has recorded 13 career sacks, which is tied for the second-most in the 2018 draft class.
Defensive end Sam Hubbard has recorded 13 career sacks, which is tied for the second-most in the 2018 draft class.

Only one game remains in the 2019 season.

The Bengals take on the division-rival Cleveland Browns to close out the 2019 season, and while there are no playoff berths at stake the game is important to build momentum for next season.

It's been a series where the location, not the records seem to matter the most. Since the Browns' rebirth in 1999, the Bengals lead the series 26-15 and 14-6 as the home team.

A look at some more of the numerical nuances heading into Week 17 as 2019 comes to a close.

  • .530 – Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton's career winning percentage, best in franchise history over Ken Anderson's .529.
  • 11 – Wins by Dalton against the Browns.
  • 203 – Career touchdown passes by Dalton, good for a tie for 43rd all-time with Jim Everett.
  • 7 – Dalton is one of seven players in NFL history with 15 or more touchdown passes in each of his first nine seasons.
  • 4 – Consecutive games defensive end Sam Hubbard has recorded a sack.
  • 13 – Career sacks for Hubbard, tied for the second-most in the 2018 draft class.
  • 5 – Consecutive games safety Jessie Bates III has played 100 percent of the defensive snaps.
  • 5 – Consecutive games defensive end Carlos Dunlap has a pass deflection.
  • 23 – Consecutive games since running back Giovani Bernard has scored a touchdown. 
  • 25 – Yards running back Joe Mixon need for 1,000 on the season and to become the fifth player in franchise history with 1,000 or more rushing yards in consecutive seasons.
  • 142.2 – Rushing yards per game allowed by the Browns this season, third-worst in the NFL.
  • 96 – Points kicker Randy Bullock has scored this season. Also the same number of points he had in 2018.
  • 117 – Points scored by kicker Mike Nugent in 2015, the last Bengals kicker to eclipse 100 points in a season.
  • 10 – Consecutive games lost to AFC North opponents, longest divisional winless streak since the 1992-94 Bengals lost 12 straight in the AFC Central.
  • 1 – Number of times Cleveland quarterback Baker Mayfield has been sacked in three games against the Bengals.
  • 93.7 – Mayfield's quarterback rating in 2018.
  • 79.1 – Mayfield's quarterback rating in 2019.
  • 101.5 – Mayfield's career quarterback rating against the Bengals.
  • 39.5 – Bengals touchdown percentage in the red zone this season, good for 30th in the NFL.
  • 58.3 – Browns touchdown percentage in the red zone this season, ranks 14th in the NFL.

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