Raiders vs. Bengals Notes

WR TIM BROWN has 6 career TDs vs. Bengals in 7 games.<BR><BR>

BENGALS: Game is club's furthest road trip from Cincinnati this season (2,033 air miles) & Bengals' 1st contest in California in 30 games (9/30/01 at SD)……Head coach MARVIN LEWIS names Oakland S Woodson as his top current or former player "who'd make a great head coach"……In past 6 weeks of '02, QB JON KITNA threw for 1,590 passing yards – most in AFC during that span. In past 8 vs. AFC West on road, has passed for 13 TDs vs. 10 INTs…… In 1 career game vs. Oak., RB COREY DILLON averaged 4.5 yards on 13 carries & caught 3 passes for 25 yards & TD. Since entering NFL (1997), Dillon has rushed for 3rd-most yards in league (7,554) trailing only NYJ's CURTIS MARTIN (7,770) & Tenn.'s EDDIE GEORGE (7,652).…..WR CHAD JOHNSON has at least 4 catches in past 8 games & in 11 of past 12……In rookie & 2nd season with club, DE JUSTIN SMITH recorded 15.0 combined sacks for team record. Smith played in 934 of 978 defensive snaps last season (95.5 pct.). DE DUANE CLEMONS registered 1.0 sack & 5 tackles in Cincy debut vs. Denver……RAIDERS: Have won 10 of past 14 vs. Bengals……In past 4 September games, QB RICH GANNON has completed 115 of 169 passes (68.0 pct.) for 1,262 yards with 9 TDs vs. 3 INTs for 100.3 passer rating. Has TD pass in 24 of past 26 games & reached passer rating of 100.0+ in 19 of past 49 games (38.8 pct.)……Cincy RB Dillon (7,584) & Oakland RB CHARLIE GARNER (7,498) are No. 4 & 5 in NFL for most all-purpose yards since 1998……In 5 career games vs. Bengals, WR JERRY RICE has 32 receptions for 508 yards (101.6 per game) & 4 TDs……WR TIM BROWN has 6 career TDs vs. Bengals in 7 games – second-most TDs scored against current or former non-divisional rival (Tennessee, 7)……T LINCOLN KENNEDY selected for past 3 Pro Bowls……S ROD WOODSON needs 1 INT to be 3rd player with 70 in career (PAUL KRAUSE 81, EMLEN TUNNELL 79). Against Tenn., allowed only 2.7 yards per carry (28-76-0). Four team sacks tied AFC-best last week.


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