CLEVELAND (0-6) at CINCINNATI (2-4)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, CBS
OPENING LINE - Bengals by 10
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Cleveland 2-4, Cincinnati 1-4-1
SERIES RECORD - Bengals lead 46-39
LAST MEETING - Bengals beat Browns 37-3, Dec. 6, 2015
LAST WEEK - Browns lost to Titans 28-26; Bengals lost to Patriots 35-17
AP PRO32 RANKING - Browns No. 32, Bengals No. 19
BROWNS OFFENSE - OVERALL (19), RUSH (11), PASS (22).
BROWNS DEFENSE - OVERALL (29), RUSH (27), PASS (26t).
BENGALS OFFENSE - OVERALL (12), RUSH (24), PASS (6).
BENGALS DEFENSE - OVERALL (15), RUSH (20), PASS (17).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Bengals have won last three in series by lopsided scores: 30-0, 31-10, 37-3. Win in Cleveland last December was Cincinnati's most lopsided in series and matched biggest margin of victory by either team. Cleveland won 34-0 in 1987 when replacement players were used. ... Browns are off to worst start since 1999, when they went 0-7 as first-year expansion team under coach Chris Palmer. Bengals are off to worst start since 2010, when they finished 4-12. ... Rookie QB Cody Kessler threw for career-high 336 yards and two TDs at Tennessee. Trying to join Brandon Weeden as only Browns rookies to throw for 300 yards in back-to-back games. Weeden did it in 2012. ... WR Terrelle Pryor tried out for backup QB spot with Bengals last year. He leads Browns receivers with 33 catches for 413 yards and three TDs. He's also 5 for 9 for 41 yards without an interception, filling in as injuries depleted QB group. ... First of two games for Bengals vs. former offensive coordinators. Hue Jackson went to Browns in offseason. Bengals play Jay Gruden's Washington team in London following week. ... Bengals' Andy Dalton leads AFC with 1,757 yards passing, trailing Atlanta's Matt Ryan (2,075) and Giants' Eli Manning (1,788) for NFL lead. ... Dalton got sacked for safety in second half at New England. He's been sacked 19 times, tied for second most in league. ... Bengals' defense has allowed 14 TD passes overall, trailing Detroit (17) and Cleveland (16) for most in NFL. Last season, Bengals allowed only 18 TD passes in 16 regular-season games. ... LB Vontaze Burfict was fined $75,000 for stepping on Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount after Blount scored TD last Sunday. Burfict suffered ankle injury during practice Wednesday but is expected to play. ... Fantasy Tip: Dalton had career-best passer rating of 146.8 in win at Cleveland last December. In two games vs Browns last season, Dalton was 35 of 46 for 454 yards with five TDs, no interceptions and three sacks.
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