Washington is seeking its’ first home win vs. Cincinnati since 1985. The Redskins are also seeking their sixth straight win in a home opener
The Redskins sports the league’s #1 scoring offense at 34.0 ppg, while the Bengals scoring defense is allowing 30.5 ppg, the 29th-worst in the NFL.
Robert Griffin III, who was the second overall pick in the draft, has completed 39 of 55 passes for 526 yards, three touchdowns, one interception and a passer rating of 111.6. His 9.6 yards per pass attempt leads the NFL.
RB Alfred Morris, the sixth-round pick is the first Redskins running back to post 85-plus-yard games in Weeks 1-2 since Stephen Davis in 1999. After carrying a league-high 28 times for 96 yards and two touchdowns in the opener at New Orleans, he had 16 carries for 89 yards atSt. Louis.
|WR||Joshua Morgan or Leonard Hankerson|
|TE||Fred Davis or Niles Paul|
|QB||Robert Griffin III|
|NT||Barry Cofield||Chris Baker|
|DE||Stephen Bowen||Kedric Golston|
|OLB||Ryan Kerrigan||Chris Wilson|
|ILB||London Fletcher||Lorenzo Alexander|
|ILB||Perry Riley||Keenan Robinson|
|CB||DeAngelo Hall||Cedric Griffin|
|SS||Brandon Meriweather||Reed Doughty|
|FS||Madieu Williams||DeJon Gomes|
|PR||Brandon Banks||Santana Moss||Richard Crawford|
|KR||Brandon Banks||Niles Paul||Aldrick Robinson|
Bengals DE Carlos Dunlap returns after missing the first two games with a knee injury. He has 14 sacks in 24 career games, the highest sack % of any Bengals player.
After two weeks, Andrew Hawkins has 10 receptions on 12 targets for 142 yards and a touchdown. QB Andy Dalton has a QB rating of 143.7 when throwing passes to his speedy receiving option in the slot. Hawks’ 50-yard touchdown last week against the Browns was his first touchdown in his career.
Cincinnati has been whistled for only nine penalties, the second-fewest in NFL.
The Bengals defense is worst unit in the NFL in average yards allowed on first down (8.36). yards allowed per play (7.24).
|WR||18||Green, AJ||16||Hawkins, Andrew|
|LT||77||Whitworth, Andrew||73||Collins, Anthony|
|RT||71||Smith, Andre||74||Roland, Dennis|
|QB||14||Dalton, Andy||7||Gradkowski, Bruce|
|RB||42||Green-Ellis, BenJarvus||28||Scott, Bernard|
|LDE||91||Geathers, Robert||96||Dunlap, Carlos|
|SLB||99||Lawson, Manny||51||Skuta, Dan|
|WLB||55||Burfict, Vontaze||57||Rey, Vincent|
|SS||45||Miles, Jeromy||26||Mays, Taylor|
|RCB||23||Newman, Terrence||25||Allen, Jason|
|PR||24||Pacman Jones||16||Hawkins, Andrew||19||Brandon Tate|
|KR||19||Tate,Brandon||16||Hawkins, Andrew||24||Jones, Pacman|