Thursday December 18th, 2014

Denver Broncos vs. Cincinnati Bengals

Denver (11-3) has already clinched the AFC West for the fourth straight year, while the Bengals (9-4-1) are sitting atop the AFC North. Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has never lost to the Bengals in his career. The Bengals have not performed well in primetime games this season, getting blown out by 26 by New England in Week 5 and losing by 21 to Cleveland in Week 10.

You can follow the game with live stats and play-by-play here.

How to watch

Details for Monday’s game are below:

Kickoff: 8:30 p.m. ET

Live stream: The game can be live streamed here.

TV coverage: ESPN

Radio: For a list of Broncos affiliates, click here. For a list of Bengals affiliates, click here.

Season recaps

Bengals

Week 15: Bengals 30, Browns 0

The Browns ran 38 offensive plays -- the lowest by any NFL team this season -- as the Bengals defense made life miserable for rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel, who completed only 10 passes for 80 yards and ran five times for 13 yards. The Browns crossed the 50-yard line once and had only five first downs. Bengals running back Jeremy Hill led a strong ground attack by rushing for 148 yards and two touchdowns.

Week 14: Steelers 42, Bengals 21

The Bengals entered the fourth quarter with a four-point lead over Pittsburgh, but Cincinnati allowed the Steelers to score 25 unanswered points to close out a loss that broke the Bengals' three-game winning streak. Andy Dalton completed 21 of his 29 pass attempts for 302 yards and two touchdowns while rushing for another. A.J. Green caught one of Dalton's touchdowns and gained 224 yards through the air.

Week 13: Bengals 14, Buccaneers 13

Cincinnati held off the Buccaneers to earn a third straight road win. Andy Dalton threw one touchdown to A.J. Green and rushed for another, but he also tossed three interceptions. Giovani Bernard led the team with 49 rushing yards on ten carries, while James Wright and Green added 59 and 57 receiving yards, respectively.

Week 12: Bengals 22, Texans 13

The Bengals held the Texans to scoreless first and fourth quarters to win their second consecutive game on the road. Andy Dalton gained 233 yards in the air, throwing one touchdown and one interception. Jeremy Hill, who gained 87 yards on 18 carries, and Mohamed Sanu, who had five catches for 48 yards, earned the team's only two touchdowns. A.J. Green had 12 catches for 121 yards.

Week 11: Bengals 27, Saints 10

Quarterback Andy Dalton went 16-of-22, throwing for 220 yards and three interceptions as the Bengals defeated the Saints on the road. A.J. Green gained 127 yards on six receptions and pulled in one of Dalton's touchdown passes. Jermaine Gresham caught the other two of Dalton's scoring passes, his only two receptions in the game. Jeremy Hill carried the ball 27 times for 152 yards.

Broncos

Week 15: Broncos 22, Chargers 10

The Broncos clinched their fourth straight division title as Peyton Manning threw for 233 yards and one touchdown, despite playing with an illness. The Broncos, who got five field goals from Connor Barth, also won their 12th straight division road game. Philip Rivers was picked off twice and San Diego only converted one of their five red zone trips into points.

Week 14: Broncos 24, Bills 17

C.J. Anderson ran for three touchdowns in Denver's third straight victory. Peyton Manning was held without a touchdown pass for the first time in 51 games. Manning was also picked off twice and threw for only 173 yards. Buffalo’s Sammy Watkins caught seven passes for 127 yards and Kyle Orton attempted a team-record 57 passes. He had one touchdown and two interceptions and threw for 355 yards.

Week 13: Broncos 29, Chiefs 16

Denver scored the game's first 17 points en route to a convincing win over division rival Kansas City. After rushing for 167 yards the previous week, C.J. Anderson ran for 168 yards against the Chiefs. Peyton Manning completed 17 of 34 passes for 179 yards and two touchdowns in the victory. DeMarcus Ware recorded his first interception of the season as the Broncos forced three turnovers.

Week 12: Broncos 39, Dolphins 36

The Broncos scored 22 points in the fourth quarter to overcome a 28-17 deficit and beat the Dolphins at home. Peyton Manning completed 28 of 35 passes for 257 yards and four touchdowns. Emmanuel Sanders continued his breakout seasons with nine catches for 125 yards, and Demaryius Thomas had 87 receiving yards and three touchdowns. Second-year running back C.J. Anderson set a career-high with 167 yards and added a touchdown on the ground.

Week 11: Rams 22, Broncos 7

Peyton Manning threw two interceptions as the Broncos lost their third game of the season. Manning finished 34 of 54 for 389 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions. It was the first game all season in which Manning didn't throw for multiple touchdowns. Denver ran the ball just 10 times for 28 yards while allowing 131 yards on the ground to the Rams.

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