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Bengals-Eagles By The Numbers


By the numbers preview for the Bengals and Eagles, who meet at 1 p.m. Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium:

1 – Pass defense needed by Bengals defensive end Carlos Dunlap to establish a new career high.

1.71 – Average yards allowed per play in the red zone by the Philadelphia defense, best in the NFL.

3 – Pass plays of more than 40 yards by the Philadelphia offense this season.

6 – Pass plays of more than 40 yards allowed by the Cincinnati defense this season.

8 – Takeaways (four interceptions, four forced fumbles) by Eagles linebacker and Lakota West High School graduate Jordan Hicks, making him the first player to have that many in the first 16 games of his career since Atlanta’s Al Richardson in 1980.

10 – Pass plays of more than 40 yards by the Bengals, fourth most in the NFL.

12 – Special teams touchdowns (four kickoff returns, four punt returns, four blocked punt returns) the Eagles have scored since 2013, most in the NFL.

15 – Third-down receptions by Bengals wide receiver Tyler Boyd, most in the league among rookies.

25 – Made field goals by Philadelphia kicker Caleb Sturgis this season, tied for second most in the NFL.

55.9 – Percentage of games (62-49) Cincinnati has won when facing rookie head coaches such as Philadelphia’s Doug Pederson.

74 – Percentage of games (18-6-1) the Bengals have won while wearing the specialty orange jerseys they will don against the Eagles.

76 – Tackles recorded this season by Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict, who has had at least 10 in each of the last four games to take over the team lead.

30.1 – Average yards per kickoff return by Bengals rookie Alex Erickson, most in the AFC and second in the NFL.

31.2 – Average yards per kickoff return by the Eagles, most in the NFL.

3,043 – Passing yards by Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton, making him just the second player in NFL history (Peyton Manning) to reach that total in each of the first six years of his career.

17,115 – All-purpose yards by Philadelphia’s Darren Sproles, second most in the NFL among active players (Baltimore’s Steve Smith, 18,811).


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