STADIUM: Paycor Stadium
REFEREE: Shawn Hochuli
DATE: Sunday, September 17, 2023
GAME TIME: 1:00 PM ET
CBS: Andrew Catalon, Tiki Barber, Matt Ryan, AJ Ross
SiriusXM (also available on the SXM App) BAL: 109 or 383 CIN: 82 or 228
ALL-TIME SERIES HISTORY
REG. SEASON: BAL leads series, 28-26 (CIN won 3 of past 4)
POSTSEASON: CIN leads series, 1-0
THE LAST TIME …
REG. SEASON: 1/8/23: BAL 16 at CIN 27
POSTSEASON: 1/15/23 AFC-WC: BAL 17 at CIN 24
HEAD COACHES NOTES:
John Harbaugh vs. Opponent (incl. postseason): 15-16 Reg. Season: 148-95 (.609) Postseason: 11-9 (.550)
Zac Taylor vs. Opponent (incl. postseason): 4-5 Reg. Season: 26-37-1 (.432) Postseason: 5-2 (.714)
BALTIMORE RAVENS NOTES:
- RAVENS won in Week 1 for 7th time in past 8 seasons. Can begin 2-0 for 1st time since 2020.
- QB LAMAR JACKSON completed 17 of 22 atts. (77.3 pct.) for 169 yards & rushed for 38 yards last week. Aims for his 4th in row vs. Cin. with 55+ rush yards. Had 13 TDs (12 pass, 1 rush) vs. 3 INTs in 6 road starts last season.
- RB JUSTICE HILL had career-high 2 rush TDs last week, only AFC RB with 2 rush TDs in Week 1.
- RB GUS EDWARDS had 50+ rush yards in 4 of 5 road games last season.
- TE MARK ANDREWS can make season debut. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Cin. with 8+ catches, 85+ rec. yards & TD catch.
- WR ZAY FLOWERS (rookie) led team with 9 catches for 78 yards in NFL debut last week, tied 4th-most catches by any player in NFL in Week 1 & 2nd-most catches ever by Ravens rookie in single game (Javorius Allen – 12 catches on 12/6/15).
- WR ODELL BECKHAM JR. had 37 rec. yards in Bal. debut last week. Has rec. TD in 4 of 6 career games vs. Cin., incl. SB LVI (w/ LAR).
- LB ROQUAN SMITH led team with 16 tackles & 2 TFL & had sack in Week 1. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Cin. with TFL.
- LB PATRICK QUEEN had 11 tackles, sack & PD last week. Aims for his 5th in row vs. Cin. with 5+ tackles & 3rd in row with TFL, incl. playoffs.
- LB DAVID OJABO had sack & FF in Week 1 & is 3rd player since 2000 with sack & FF in 2 of 1st 3 career games (Chandler Jones & Yannick Ngakoue). Had sack & FF in last reg. season meeting.
- CB RONALD DARBY had 7 tackles, TFL & PD in Bal. debut last week. Has 6 PD in his past 3 vs. Cin.
- S AR’DARIUS WASHINGTON had 1st-career sack in Week 1.
CINCINNATI BENGALS NOTES:
- QB JOE BURROW is 3-0 with 949 pass yards (316.3 per game) & 7 TDs (6 pass, 1 rush) vs. 0 INTs with 110.7 rating in 3 career home starts vs. Bal., incl. playoffs. Had 0 INTs in 6 of his final 7 home games last season, incl. playoffs.
- RB JOE MIXON had 73 scrimmage yards (56 rush, 17 rec.) last week. Had rush TD in last reg. season meeting. Had 8 TDs (7 rush, 1 rec.) in 6 reg. season home games last season.
- WR JA’MARR CHASE led team with 5 catches in Week 1, his 12th-straight game with 5+ catches, incl. playoffs. Had 9 catches for 84 yards & TD in 2022 AFC-WC meeting & aims for his 3rd in row vs. Bal. incl. playoffs, with 8+ catches, 80+ rec. yards & rec. TD. Aims for his 4th in row at home with rec. TD, incl. playoffs. Has 2,540 career rec. yards, 3rd-most ever by player in 1st 30 games.
- WR TEE HIGGINS had 4 catches in 2022 AFC-WC meeting.
- WR TYLER BOYD had 50+ rec. yards in 2 of his final 3 reg. season home games last season.
- DE TREY HENDRICKSON had sack & PD last week. Had 2 sacks & FF in last reg. season meeting. Has 4 sacks in 4 career reg. season games vs. Bal. Has 36.5 sacks since 2020, 4th-most in NFL over span.
- DE SAM HUBBARD had 8 tackles in Week 1. Had 98-yard TD in 2022 AFC-WC meeting.
- LB GERMAINE PRATT tied for team lead with 11 tackles & had 2 TFL & 4th-career FF last week. Has 5 PD in his past 3 vs. Bal., incl. playoffs.
- CB CHIBODE AWUZIE had 3rd-career FR last week. Has 5+ tackles in each of 4 career games vs. Bal.
- S DAX HILL had 6 tackles & 1st-career INT in Week 1.
- S NICK SCOTT had career-high 11 tackles last week.