TIME: 1 p.m. Sunday PLACE: M&T Bank Stadium (synthetic)
LOCAL RADIO: Dan Hoard (play-by-play) and Dave Lapham (analyst) on the "triple-cast" Cincinnati flagship stations of WLW-AM (700), WCKY-AM (ESPN 1530) and WEBN-FM (102.7) on the 41-station Bengals radio network.
NATIONAL RADIO:Westwood One with Tom McCarthy (play-by-play) and Mike Mayock (analyst)
TV: CBS broadcast crew of Ian Eagle (play-by-play), Dan Fouts (analyst), Evan Washburn (sideline) on Channel 12 in Cincinnati, Channel 7 in Dayton, Ohio, and Channel 27 in Lexington, KY
OUT: Starting WR A.J. Green (hamstring), Third-down RB Giovani Bernard (knee) went on season-ending injured reserve after tearing ACL last Sunday.
DOUBTFUL:Starting S Shawn Williams (hamstring), backup TE C.J. Uzomah (calf). They didn't practice this week after Williams got hurt Sunday and Uzomah has missed the last couple of weeks.
QUESTIONABLE: LS Clark Harris (groin) went limited all week after getting hurt last Sunday. Backup S Derron Smith (thigh) didn't practice Friday after he was limited Thursday.
GOOD TO GO: Starting CB Dre Kirkpatrick went full Friday after being limited Thursday following his injury last Sunday. Starting QB Andy Dalton (throwing shoulder) went full Thursday and Friday as did starting WR Brandon LaFell (knee)
QUESTIONABLE BUT WHO IS KIDDING WHOM?Starting DT Brandon Williams (back/hand), starting RG Marshal Yanda (shoulder), starting OLB Elvis Dumervil (foot), starting DT Timmy Jernigan (shoulder) all worked full Friday. Dumervil worked full all week after missing the last five games
The 3-6-1 Bengals and 5-5 Ravens are 20-20; Ravens lead in Baltimore, 13-7, 12-6 at M&T
»» Ravens head coach John Harbaugh, a former long-time University of Cincinnati assistant coach in the 1990s, has three assistants from that staff: Jerry Rosburg his assistant head coach and special teams coordinator, inside linebackers coach Don Martindale, and senior offensive line coach Craig Ver Steeg. Assistant DBs coach Chris Hewitt played at UC in the early '90s.
»» Bengals special teams Pro Bowler Cedric Peerman expected to be activated from injured reserve for the game, is a 2009 sixth-round pick of the Ravens.
»» Bengals specials teams coordinator Darrin Simmons was the Panthers assistant special teams coach from 2001-02, when Ravens WR Steve Smith, Sr. was in his first two NFL seasons.
»» The Bengals have won two straight games in Baltimore for just the second time in the series ('0-4-'05) and have never won three straight.
»» The Bengals lost their first six games in M&T Bank Stadium, getting shut out from 1999-2001 by a defense coordinated by current Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis.
»» Bengals defensive line coach Jacob Burney was the Ravens defensive line coach under Lewis from 1996-98.
»» Cornerback Chris Lewis-Harris, claimed by the Ravens on waivers on Nov. 4 when the Bengals tried to put him on the practice squad, has played in three games with no tackles on defense or special teams.
CIN: T-25th in scoring, 10th in offense (12th rushing, 14th passing); 17th in scoring defense, 24th in defense (28th rushing, 13th passing); T-11th in turnover margin at plus-2.
BR: T-25th in scoring, 22nd in offense (27th rushing, 18th passing); T-5 in scoring defense, 2nd in defense (1st in rushing, 7th passing), T-8th in turnover margin at plus-3.
CIN: Marvin Lewis 115-107-3 in 14th season, 16-10 vs. the Ravens
BR: John Harbaugh 92-61 nine seasons, 7-9 vs. Lewis and Bengals.
PHILIP RIVERS WEATHER UPDATE
The National Weather Service in Wilmington, Ohio is calling for mostly sunny skies in downtown Baltimore with a kick-off temperature of 49 degrees rising to a high of 50. Winds out of the northwest at 10 miles per hour with gusts up to 20 possible. No chance of rain.
.459 - Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis' winning percentage on the road in 109 regular-season games.
.739 - Ravens head coach John Harbaugh's home winning percentage
.581 - Bengals QB Andy Dalton's road winning percentage
.758 - Ravens QB Joe Flacco's home winning percentage
88.8 - Dalton's career passer rating
84.1 - Flacco's career passer rating
74.8 - Dalton's career passer rating vs. Ravens
71.9 - Flacco's career passer rating vs. Bengals
.621 - Dalton's career winning percentage
.606 - Flacco's career winning percentage
.556 - Dalton's winning percentage vs. Ravens
.467 - Flacco's winning percentage vs. Bengals
1,005 - Career catches by Ravens WR Steve Smith Sr.
357 - Bengals WR career catches without A.J. Green
14 - Ravens' Devin Hester's career punt return TDs leading all active players
5 - Bengals CB Adam Jones career punt return TDs, third most among active players