CINCINNATI (1-0) at PITTSBURGH (1-0)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS
OPENING LINE - Steelers by 3 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Bengals 0-0-1, Steelers 1-0
SERIES RECORD - Steelers lead 58-35
LAST MEETING - Steelers beat Bengals 18-16, wild-card game, Jan. 9
LAST WEEK - Bengals beat Jets 23-22; Steelers beat Redskins 38-16
AP PRO32 RANKING - Bengals (tie) No. 6, Steelers No. 3
BENGALS OFFENSE - OVERALL (10), RUSH (29), PASS (6).
BENGALS DEFENSE - OVERALL (15), RUSH (29), PASS (9).
STEELERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (5), RUSH (7), PASS (10).
STEELERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (24), RUSH (3), PASS (28).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Steelers took two of three meetings last season, including controversial last-second 18-16 win in Cincinnati in wild-card round. ... Bengals will be without LB Vontaze Burfict, serving three-game suspension as punishment for helmet-to-helmet hit on Steelers WR Antonio Brown in that game. ... Pittsburgh will be without RB Le'Veon Bell, serving three-game suspension for violating league's substance-abuse policy. ... Bengals QB Andy Dalton is 3-7 as starter against Pittsburgh. He suffered season-ending broken thumb while trying to tackle Steelers DE Stephon Tuitt after throwing interception in 33-20 loss on Dec. 13, 2015. ... Dalton was sacked career-high seven times last week by Jets. ... Bengals WR A.J. Green set career-high with 12 receptions in win over Jets. Green averaged 100.3 yards receiving in three games against Steelers in 2015 season. .... Green moved into fourth place on team's all-time receptions list (427) against New York. ... Steelers are 13-2 in home openers at Heinz Field since stadium opened in 2001. ... Pittsburgh QB Ben Roethlisberger's next touchdown pass will give him 276, moving him past Vinny Testaverde for sole possession of 12th in NFL history. ... WR Antonio Brown needs four catches to move by John Stallworth (537) for fourth place in team history. ... Steelers were only team in Week 1 with 300-yard passer, 100-yard receiver and 100-yard rusher (DeAngelo Williams). ... Williams' 143 yards against Washington were second most in team history by Steelers back in season opener. ... Williams' performance in Week 1 was most ever by 33-year-old running back in opener. ... Coach Mike Tomlin's winning percentage (.641) is third highest among active coaches with at least 50 games experience. ... Tomlin is 36-18 against AFC North. ... Pittsburgh's defense did not collect sack against Washington. Steelers had only one game without at least one sack in 2015. ... Fantasy Tip: If you already have Antonio Brown, congratulations, you're in good shape. Otherwise, second-year Pittsburgh WR Eli Rogers may be available on waiver wire. Rogers caught six passes for 59 yards and touchdown in first career game last week.
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