Dec 23, 2012; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) is sacked by Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins (97) during the second half of the game at Heinz Field. The Bengals won the game, 13-10. Mandatory Credit: Jason Bridge-USA TODAY Sports

Behind the Numbers: Cincinnati Bengals


 

19

Over the regular season’s final eight games, the Bengals forced 19 turnovers, the second most of any team over that span.

 

162

In just his first two seasons in Bengals stripes, receiver A.J. Green has 162 receptions, the second-most during the first two seasons of a career in NFL history.

 

14

Despite missing last week’s game vs. the Baltimore Ravens with a hamstring injury, Bengals RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis leads the NFL in 3rd-and-one conversions for a first down with 14.

 

15

Of the 15 Bengals whose names currently appear on the defensive line or at linebacker on the Bengals’ depth chart, only OLB Manny Lawson was a first-round draft pick.

 

16

Cincinnati’s defense has forced 16 fumbles this year and recovered all 16.

 

35

Andy Dalton has been his most efficient in the redzone. In his 2-year career in the red zone, he’s thrown 35 touchdowns to 0 interceptions.

 

42

Of the Bengals 51 sacks this year (second-most in the NFL), 42 have come from the defensive line.

 

11

Kevin Huber pinned 11 punts inside the five-yard line this season, which led the NFL.

 

7

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

 

0

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

 

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