RG3 returns as Browns seek 1st win against Ohio rivals

CINCINNATI (4-7-1) at CLEVELAND (0-12)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE - Bengals by 4 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Cincinnati 3-8-1, Cleveland 2-10

SERIES RECORD - Bengals lead 47-39

LAST MEETING - Bengals beat Browns 31-17, Oct. 23

LAST WEEK - Bengals beat Eagles 32-14; Browns had bye, lost to Giants 27-13 on Nov. 27

AP PRO32 RANKING - Bengals No. 25, Browns No. 32

BENGALS OFFENSE - OVERALL (8), RUSH (14), PASS (7)

BENGALS DEFENSE - OVERALL (21), RUSH (23), PASS (16)

BROWNS OFFENSE - OVERALL (29), RUSH (27), PASS (26)

BROWNS DEFENSE - OVERALL (31), RUSH (31), PASS (21)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Cincinnati ended 0-3-1 stretch with emphatic win over Eagles last week. ... Playing without injured WR A.J. Green (hamstring), Bengals scored on first six possessions. ... QB Andy Dalton threw to nine receivers and completed 23 of 31 passes for 332 yards and two TDs - a season-high 130.0 passer rating. ... Dalton has had two of his top three career ratings vs. Browns. ... LB Vontaze Burfict had two interceptions and 15 tackles against Eagles. ... Bengals have won four straight over Browns and 18 of past 24. ... Bengals RB Jeremy Hill had 168 yards on just nine carries against Browns in October. ... Bengals K Mike Nugent missed another PAT last week, his fourth miss in span of five tries. All misses have been wide right. ... Former Browns LB Karlos Dansby having solid first season with Bengals with 77 tackles. ... QB Robert Griffin III returns to lineup for winless Browns, who had bye last week. ... Browns hoping to avoid becoming sixth team since 1962 to start 0-13. ... Browns haven't won since Dec. 13. ... Browns coach Hue Jackson waited Thursday to choose RG3 as his starter, sixth QB change for Cleveland this season. ... Griffin playing for first time since breaking bone in left shoulder late in Sept. 11 opener at Philadelphia. ... In first season as WR, Terrelle Pryor leads team in receptions (62), yards (855) and receiving TDs (4). ... Browns rookie backup QB Kevin Hogan rushed for 104 yards in first meeting between teams. ... Fantasy Tip: Pryor only had two catches for 18 yards vs. Bengals in earlier matchup, but he wasn't 100 percent after being sidelined with hamstring issue. Pryor had 44-yard catch from RG3 in opener.

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