Behind the Numbers: Bengals vs. Ravens Edition

 

0

The Bengals defense allowed 0 opening drive touchdowns this season, and were the only NFL team to accomplish that.

 

7

The Bengals have won 7 of their past 8 games while allowing just 8 offensive touchdowns over that span.

 

4

The defense recorded 4 more sacks Sunday, giving them 51 for the year.

 

18

Rookie weakside linebacker Vontaze Burfict registered a career-high 18 tackles vs. the Ravens.

 

December 30, 2012; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Bruce Gradkowski (7) looks for an open receiver against the Baltimore Ravens at Paul Brown Stadium. Cincinnati won the game 23-17. Mandatory Credit: Greg Bartram-USA TODAY Sports

44

Backup QB Bruce Gradkowski sparked the Bengals’ comeback with a 44-yard connection to Brandon Tate down to the BAL-20, which lead to…..

 

1,000

Kicker Josh Brown got his 1,000th career point on a 38-yard FG to give Cincinnati a 16-14 lead with7:16 left in the game, a lead the Bengals would not relinquish.

 

11

Josh Brown kicked field goals of 47, 32 and 38 yards in the second half. Brown will be the Bengals’ kicker in the playoffs with Mike Nugent sidelined by a calf injury. Brown is 11 for 12 on field goal tries since he signed as a free agent, the only miss on a 56-yard attempt in Pittsburgh.

 

102

The Baltimore Ravens committed 10 penalties for 102 yards.

 

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