December 18, 2014

DENVER (2-0) at CINCINNATI (1-1)

Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS

OPENING LINE - Bengals by 4

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Denver 2-0, Cincinnati 0-1-1

SERIES RECORD - Broncos lead 20-9

LAST MEETING - Broncos beat Bengals 20-17, OT, Dec. 28, 2015

LAST WEEK - Broncos beat Colts 34-20; Bengals lost to Steelers 24-16

AP PRO32 RANKING - Broncos No. 3, Bengals No. 10

BRONCOS OFFENSE - OVERALL (16), RUSH (4), PASS (26).

BRONCOS DEFENSE - OVERALL (6), RUSH (26), PASS (2).

BENGALS OFFENSE - OVERALL (10), RUSH (31), PASS (2).

BENGALS DEFENSE - OVERALL (15t), RUSH (32), PASS (11).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Broncos won game in Denver last season when QB AJ McCarron - filling in for injured Andy Dalton - fumbled snap in OT. Dalton has returned from broken thumb. ... Broncos trying to open 3-0 for third time in last four seasons. They have NFL-best record in September over last three seasons (11-1). ... Trevor Siemian is 11th QB in team history to win first two starts. Brock Osweiler won first three starts last season. Club record is 6-0: Craig Morton (1977) and Kyle Orton (2009). ... RB C.J. Anderson leads NFL with seven runs of at least 10 yards and is going vs. Bengals' defense that ranks last in stopping the run. ... Broncos returned INT and fumble for TDs in win over Colts. It's 10th time in club history with multiple defensive TDs in game. ... OLB Von Miller had three sacks vs. Colts, matching career high. ... Bengals haven't started 1-2 since 2011 season. ... Dalton leads NFL with 732 yards passing. ... WR A.J. Green was held to two catches for 38 yards in loss at Pittsburgh, but leads AFC with 218 yards receiving. ... RBs Jeremy Hill and Giovani Bernard have combined for less than 100 yards rushing in first two games. Hill has 53 yards on 20 carries, Bernard 42 yards on 10 carries. Their longest run of season is 12 yards. Cincinnati is second-to-last in league in rushing. ... Fantasy Tip: Cincinnati rookie WR Tyler Boyd has eight catches for 102 yards in two games.

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