Originally posted on Cincinnati Bengals Blog  |  Last updated 10/14/11
WHEN THE BENGALS RUN Cedric Benson is fifth in the AFC and seventh in the NFL with 401 rushing yards. In two games though as a Bengal he has struggled against the Colts averaging 2.7 yards per carry (81 yards on 30 attempts). Bernard Scott posted season highs in carries (six) and yards (20) last week along with scoring his first touchdown of the year. Brian Leonard is averaging 8.7 yards per touch (seven carries for 55 yards and seven receptions for 66 yards). The Colts have struggled against the run, allowing three 100-yard rushers including two the last two weeks (Tampa Bay’s LaGarrette Blount rushed for 127 yards and Kansas City’s Josh Battle 119). Linebacker Pat Angerer leads the league in tackles with 64. WHEN THE BENGALS PASS Andy Dalton has thrown for two touchdowns twice in five games. He also has a passer rating of 85-plus in three. In the past two games, A.J. Green has nine receptions for 208 yards (23.1 yards per catch) with a touchdown. Green leads NFL rookies in receiving yards
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