AFC North Matchups - Week 13

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2015 - 1:00 PM ET - FOX
CINCINNATI BENGALS (9-2) AT CLEVELAND BROWNS (2-9)

BENGALS: QB ANDY DALTON (2,971) needs 29 pass yards to join PEYTON MANNING as only players in NFL history to pass for 3,000 yards in each of 1st 5 seasons…RB JEREMY HILL had season-high 100 scrimmage yards last week. Has 8 total TDs & needs 2 to become 1st Bengal with 10 TDs in each of 1st 2 seasons to begin career. In 4 career meetings, RB GIOVANI BERNARD is averaging 87.5 scrimmage yards per game…In past 9, WR A.J. GREEN has 57 catches for 801 yards & 5 TDs, incl. 6 catches for 61 yards & 2 TDs last week. TE TYLER EIFERT leads NFL with 12 TD catches, most ever by Bengals TE in season. Has 4 games with 2 TD catches in 2015, tied for 3rd-most by TE in single season…Cin is only NFL team to have 2 players with 8 sacks in 2015 – DE CARLOS DUNLAP (8.5) & DT GENO ATKINS (8). Dunlap needs 1.5 to pass career-high of 9.5 (2010). Since 2010, Atkins has 40 sacks, tied for 1st among NFL DTs. S REGGIE NELSON leads NFL with career-high 6 INTs.BROWNS:

QB AUSTIN DAVIS completed 7 of 10 for 77 yards & TD vs. 0 INTs for 125.8 rating last week. In past 5, QB JOHNNY MANZIEL has completed 63 of 104 (60.6 pct.) for 751 yards with 4 TDs vs. 1 INT for 91.5 rating, incl. career-high 372 yards & 1 TD in Week 10…Rookie RB DUKE JOHNSON, JR. ranks 2nd in rec. (44) & rec. yards (410) among AFC RBs. Ranks 4th amongst AFC rookies in scrimmage yards (626)…Last week, WR-PR TRAVIS BENJAMIN had 6 catches for 90 yards, incl. 42-yard TD. Has 13 career TDs (10 rec., 3 PR) & averages 44.8 yards per score. TE GARY BARNIDGE ranks 3rd amongst NFL TEs in rec. yards (758) & TDs (7)…LB KARLOS DANSBY leads team with 82 tackles, incl. 4 tackles & 52-yard INT-TD last week. Since 2004, is only player with 40 sacks (41) & 15 INTs (19). Last week, CB TRAMON WILLIAMS had 1st INT since joining Cle.


SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2015 - 1:00 PM ET - CBS
BALTIMORE RAVENS (4-7) AT MIAMI DOLPHINS (4-7)

RAVENS: Have scored GW points on final play in each of 4 wins in 2015…In 1st start with Ravens, QB MATT SCHAUB passed for 232 yards with 2 TDs. Has 5-0 record as starter vs. Mia & has completed 103 of 167 (61.7 pct.) for 1,455 yards with 6 TDs vs. 4 INTs for 91.8 rating. Aims for 4th in row vs. Mia with 100 rating…Rookie JAVORIUS ALLEN has 199 scrimmage yards in past 2 (122 rush, 77 rec.). Scored 1st career TD last week (13-yard catch)…WR KAMAR AIKEN has TD in 3 of past 4 on road, incl. 6 catches for 80 yards & TD vs. Cle. Aims for 5th in row with 5 rec. WR CHRIS GIVENS had season-long 48-yard catch vs. Cle. In only career meeting (10/14/12 with Rams), had 3 catches for 85 yards. TE CROCKETT GILLMORE has TD or 100 rec. yards in 3 of past 4…LB DARYL SMITH leads team with 86 tackles. LB ELVIS DUMERVIL has 3.5 sacks & FR in past 3, incl. 1.5 sacks last week vs. Cle. In past 2 meetings, has 4.5 sacks & FF. CB WILL HILL III had GW 64-yard blocked FG return-TD last week.

DOLPHINS: In past 7, QB RYAN TANNEHILL has passed for 1,911 yards with 13 TDs vs. 6 INTs for 96.8 rating. Has 2 TDs in 8 of past 10, incl. 3 last week vs. NYJ. Tannehill (2,991) needs 9 pass yards to join HOFer DAN MARINO (13) as only Dolphins with 4 3,000-yard seasons…In past 11 at home, RB LAMAR MILLER is averaging 108.1 scrimmage yards & has 6 total TDs (5 rush, 1 rec.). Has 7 total TDs in past 7 overall (5 rush, 2 rec.). RB JAY AJAYI is averaging 6 yards per rush in 4 games (18 att., 108 yards)…WR-PR JARVIS LANDRY is 1st Dolphin with comp., rush att., catch, KR & PR in same season since MARK CLAYTON in 1983. Only NFL player with 75 rec. (76) & PR-TD in 2015. Had career-highs in catches (13) & rec. yards (165) with TD last week. Rookie WR DE VANTE PARKER had career-best 4 catches for 80 yards & scored 1st NFL TD last week (33-yard catch)…DE OLIVIER VERNON aims for 3rd in row with sack. Since 2013, CB BRENT GRIMES leads AFC CBs with 12 INTs. S RESHAD JONES leads team with 98 tackles. Only NFL player with 90 tackles (98) & 3 INTs (3) in 2015.


SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2015 - 8:30 PM ET - NBC
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (6-5) AT PITTSBURGH STEELERS (6-5)

COLTS: QB MATT HASSELBECK is 4-0 as starter with Colts & has passed for 1,023 yards with 7 TDs vs. 2 INTs for 94.4 rating. Aims for 4th in row with 2 TDs. 3rd QB in SB era to win 4 consecutive starts at age 40 …RB FRANK GORE has 75 scrimmage yards in 8 of past 9. Rushed for 65 yards & TD in last meeting (12/19/11 with SF). Gore (14,807) needs 5 scrimmage yards to surpass HOFer JIM BROWN (14,811) for No. 23 all-time…In only career meeting, WR T.Y. HILTON had 6 catches for 155 yards (25.8 avg.) & TD. WR ANDRE JOHNSON (13,920) needs 85 receiving yards to surpass STEVE SMITH, SR. (13,932) & HOFer JAMES LOFTON (14,004) for No. 9 all-time…LB D'QWELL JACKSON leads NFL with 111 tackles, incl. 6 tackles & sack last week. Aims for 3rd in row with sack. LB ROBERT MATHIS had sack, FF & FR in last meeting. Since 2014, S MIKE ADAMS is tied for 1st in NFL with 10 INTs. Has 4 INTs in past 4.

STEELERS: QB BEN ROETHLISBERGER aims for 4th in row overall with 300 yards. Passed for 456 yards & TD last week & has 3 career 450-yard games, tied for 2nd-most in NFL history (HOFer DAN MARINO, 4; PEYTON MANNING, 3)…In past 4, RB DE ANGELO WILLIAMS is averaging 130.3 scrimmage yards per game (324 rush, 197 receiving, 521 total) with 2 rush TDs. 1 of 2 players with 500 rush yards (563), 200 rec. yards (225) & 6 rush TDs (6) in 2015…In past 3, WR ANTONIO BROWN has 33 catches for 474 yards & 2 TDs. Since 2013, leads NFL in catches (324) & receiving yards (4,389). In last meeting, had 10 catches for 133 yards & 2 TDs. In past 2, WR MARTAVIS BRYANT has 258 scrimmage yards (247 rec., 11 rush) & 2 TDs (1 rec., 1 rush). Has 14 TDs in 16 career games. Last week, WR MARKUS WHEATON had career-highs in catches (9) & yards (201)…LB LAWRENCE TIMMONS leads team with 80 tackles. Since 2007, only NFL player with 30 sacks (30.5) & 10 INTs (10). LB BUD DUPREE leads AFC rookies with 4 sacks.
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