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Numbers game: Bengals' historic defensive pace vs. prolific Big Ben


Andy Dalton: NFL's sixth winningest active QB.

46-42 - Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis' record in AFC North games

51-17 - Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger's record in AFC North games

21-7 - Roethlisberger's record vs. Lewis

.602 - Bengals QB Andy Dalton's winning percentage, sixth best among active QBs with minimum 50 starts

.672 - Roethlisberger's winning percentage, third best

3-9 - Dalton's record vs. Roethlisberger

19-18 - Dalton's record vs. AFC North

4,204 - Total yards Bengals are on pace to allow this season

4,327 - Fewest total yards Bengals have allowed in a 16-game season, 1983

2,553 - Passing yards Bengals are on pace to allow this season

2,236 - Fewest passing yards Bengals have allowed in a 16-game season, 1978

3,249 - Fewest passing yards allowed under Lewis, 2009

266 - Points Bengals are on pace to allow this season

279 - Fewest points Bengals have allowed in 16-game season, 2015

41-5-2 - Dalton's record when Bengals have at least 30 rushes

9-0 - Steelers record when RB Le'Veon Bell carries at least 25 times

187 - Bengals leading rusher Joe Mixon's yards on 67 carries after five games

179 - Bell's yards last week in KC on 32 carries

1,344 - Rushing yards Bengals are on pace for this season

1,439 - Fewest rushing yards for Bengals in 16-game season, 1995


Bengals defensive coordinator Paul Guenther's guys are on a stingy run.

99 - Dalton's regular-season start on Sunday

99 - Bengals starts for Cardinals QB Carson Palmer (97 regular-season starts, two post-season starts)

58 - Regular-season victories for Dalton

46 - Bengals' victories for Palmer

149 - Regular-season TD passes for Dalton

154 - Bengals' TD passes for Palmer

89.0 - Dalton's regular-season passer rating

86.9 - Palmer's Bengals' passer rating

48,335 - Roethlisberger's career passing yardage in 191 games

46,128 - Combined passing yardage for Dalton-Palmer in 195 Bengals games

47 - TD connections from Dalton to WR A.J. Green

52 - TD connections from Roethlisberger to WR Antonio Brown for Steelers record

51 - TD connections from QB Ken Anderson to WR Isaac Curtis for Bengals record

49 - TD connections from Steelers QB Terry Bradshaw to WR Lynn Swann

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