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By The Numbers Game Preview: Week 13


TIME: 1 p.m. Sunday PLACE:  Paul Brown 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.

TV:  FOX  broadcast crew of Thom Brennaman (play-by-play), Charles Davis (analyst), Chris Spielman (analyst), Peter Schrager (sideline) on Channel 19 in Cincinnati, Channel 45 in Dayton, Ohio, and Channel 56 in Lexington, KY



OUT:  Starting WR A.J. Green (hamstring), rotational DL  Wallace Gilberry (calf), backup S Derron Smith (thigh).

DOUBTFUL:LS Clark Harris (groin) went limited all week after missing last Sunday, his first in 117 games as a Bengal. Backup TE C.J. Uzomah (calf), who has missed last two games, missed last two days after after going limited Wednesday.

GOOD SIGNS:Starting S Shawn Williams (hamstring) went full Friday after missing Sunday, his first miss in 58 NFL games. Starting WR James Wright (hamstring) went full Friday after coming up limited Thursday.


OUT:  Starting RT Ryan Mathews (knee);  Starting RT Halapoulivaati (knee)

QUESTIONABLE: Starting WR Jordan Matthews (ankle) missed Friday's practice after being limited Thurday.


The 3-7-1 Bengals lead the 5-6 Eagles, 8-3-1; 3-0-1 in Cincinnati, 0-0-1 at PBS


»» The Eagles, Giants, and Panthers are the remaining NFL teams without a victory in Cincinnati. Both the Eagles (2008) and Panthers (2014) have tied at PBS.

»» The last time the Eagles played in Cincinnati, Eagles QB Donovan McNabb famously didn't know the game was over after the OT period ended on Bengals kicker Shayne Graham's 47-yard miss followed by McNabb's incomplete deep pass in a 13-13 stalemate.

»» Graham is one of several former Bengals attending the game as part of NFL Legends Weekend. Also attending are two others that played in that game. WR Chad Johnson had four catches for 34 yards and RB Cedric Benson combined his rushes and receptions for 77 yards.

»» The first time the Eagles came town, the Bengals opened the 1971 season at Riverfront Stadium with a 37-14 victory that featured a 90-yard TD pass from Bengals QB Virgil Carter to WR Speedy Thomas that is still he second longest pass in club history. It's also the day rookie Ken Anderson made his NFL debut in mop-up relief of Carter on two of three passing for 37 yards.

»» The Bengals' 33-30 Christmas Eve victory in 1994 at Riverfront is believed to be the only game in NFL history where a team won it with two scores in the final three seconds. Bengals K Doug Pelfrey's 22-yard field goal with three seconds left tied it and when DB Adrian Hardy recovered Pelfrey's ensuing squib that was fumbled at the Philly 37. Pelfrey hit the 54-yard field goal at the gun. The Eagle who fumbled? Cincinnati-born Brian O'Neal.

»» Two of Eagles head coach Doug Pederson's 100 NFL games as a quarterback came against the Bengals. He went 6 of 16 for 65 yards with 0 TDs and 0 picks. All the stats came in his Oct. 29, 2000 start at Cleveland that the Bengals won, 12-3.


CIN: 27th in scoring, 10th in offense (14th rushing, 10th          passing); 17th in scoring defense, 23rd in defense (28th   rushing, 13th passing); T-17th in turnover margin at plus-1.

PHE:  15th in scoring, 20th in offense (8th rushing, 27th   passing); T-5 in scoring defense, 8th in defense (17th in rushing, 11th passing), T-9th in turnover margin at plus-3.


CIN: Marvin Lewis 115-108-3 in 14th season, 2-0-1 vs. Eagles

PHE: Doug Pederson 5-6 in first season, 0-0 vs. Lewis and Bengals.


The National Weather Service in Wilmington, Ohio is calling for cloudy skies and 40 percent chance of light rain with a kick-off temperature of 40 degrees and winds out of the east at about five miles per hour. Temperatures projected to be about the same at the end of the game.


.611 - Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis' regular-season winning percentage at PBS

.541 - Lewis' regular-season winning percentage in December at PBS

.659 - Bengals QB Andy Dalton's PBS winning percentage

.650 - Dalton's December winning percentage

.545 - Dalton's December winning percentage at home

15-11 - Lewis' record vs. rookie QBs

1-5 - Eagles QB Carson Wentz's road record

33 - TDs Bengals are on pace to score in 16 games

34 - TDs scored by 2-14 Bengals in 2002

20 - Fewest TDs scored in Lewis Era, 2008

17,115 - All-purpose yards by Eagles RB Darren Sproles, most in NFL since 2007

3 - Bengals players who played in the NFL in 2007

12 - 100-yard rushing games at PBS for former Bengals RB Rudi Johnson, back in the house for Legends Weekend

14 - Bengals' 100-yard rushers in Green-Dalton Era

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