Sunday, October 21, 2012

Steelers- Bengals: Pre-Game Notes

Steelers-Bengals Pre-Game Notes

Steelers (2-3) at Bengals (3-3).  8:20 pm ET NBC

  • Since 1970, Steelers lead series 51-32.
  • Steelers will be looking for their 5th consecutive win over the Bengals.
  • RB Rashard Mendenhall and Issac Redman will be sitting out today's game.
  • In addition, Troy Polamalu, Tackle Marcus Gilbert and LB Chris Carter have also been ruled out.
  • Mike Adams will make his first start for injured M. Gilbert.
  • Roethlisberger is good to go.
  • Jonathan Dwyer will be getting the call according to Coach Tomlin.
  • Steelers are only one of two teams with no runs of 20 yards or longer.
  • Bengals have 20 sacks.
  • Steelers are winless on the road this season (0-3).
  • Steelers have not lost back-to-back games since week 13 of the 2009 season.
  • Roethlisberger is 7-1 against the Bengals and 14-2 in games played in his native Ohio.
  • The Bengals have not lost 3 games in a row since 2010.