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October 28, 2008

Week 9 Tidbits: Jaguars @ Bengals


JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (3-4) @ CINCINNATI BENGALS (0-8)

JAGUARS
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Club has won 9 of past 10 against Cin…Team aims for 3rd consecutive win on road…Since ’06, team is 15-4 (.789) when gaining 150+ rush yards…In past 4, QB DAVID GARRARD has completed 91 of 140 passes (65.0 pct.) for 995 yards with 5 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 97.8 passer rating. Garrard has 150 att. without INT. Garrard has 18 TDs vs. 10 INTs & 91.0 passer rating as starter on road…For career, RB FRED TAYLOR averages 111.3 rush yards per game when has 20+ carries (7,237 total in 65 games). Team is 15-5 (.750) when Taylor has 25+ att. For career, Taylor averages 94.3 rush yards per game against Cin. (660 total). For career, vs. AFC, RB MAURICE JONES-DREW averages 5.3 yards per carry (338 att., 1,775 yards)…WR MATT JONES tied career-high with 8 rec. for 117 yards (14.6 avg.) with 1 TD last week. Jones aims for 3rd game in row with 7+ rec…WR REGGIE WILLIAMS recorded 1st TD rec. of season last week…TE MARCEDES LEWIS averages 17.4 yards per catch in past 3 (7 rec., 122 yards)…CB RASHEAN MATHIS has 2 INT-TDs this season…

BENGALS: Team has 14-7 (.667) record under head coach MARVIN LEWIS in Nov…Club has won 4 of past 5 vs. AFC in Nov…QB RYAN FITZPATRICK (627) needs 151 passing yards to surpass previous career-high (777 yards) with Rams in ’05. Fitzpatrick rushed for career-high 42 rush yards (6.0 avg.) on 7 att. last week…For career, RB CEDRIC BENSON averages 79 rush yards per game when has 20+ carriesWR T.J. HOUSHMANDZADEH aims for 7th consecutive game with 6 or more rec. Since ’07, Houshmandzadeh leads NFL with 166 rec. WR CHAD JOHNSON averages 17.3 yards per catch against Jaguars at home (8 rec., 138 yards). Johnson aims for 101st consecutive game with reception…Since ’03, team is 22-6 (.786) when defense has 2+ INTs…DE ANTWAN ODOM aims for 3rd consecutive game with sack vs. Jax…WR-KR GLENN HOLT ranks 1st in NFL with 826 KR yards (25.8 avg.).

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