- Associated Press - Thursday, October 6, 2016

CINCINNATI (2-2) at DALLAS (3-1)

Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EDT, CBS

OPENING LINE - Pick-em

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Bengals 1-2-1, Cowboys 3-0-1

SERIES RECORD - Cowboys lead 7-4

LAST MEETING - Cowboys beat Bengals 20-19, Dec. 9, 2012

LAST WEEK - Bengals beat Dolphins 22-7; Cowboys beat 49ers 24-17

AP PRO32 RANKING - Bengals No. 11, Cowboys No. 12

BENGALS OFFENSE - OVERALL (11), RUSH (28), PASS (3)

BENGALS DEFENSE - OVERALL (9), RUSH (14), PASS (10)

COWBOYS OFFENSE - OVERALL (2), RUSH (2), PASS (21)

COWBOYS DEFENSE - OVERALL (18), RUSH (11), PASS (19)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Cincinnati and Detroit only teams not to allow rushing TD this season, while Cowboys have NFL-leading eight. … Bengals 15-4-1 against NFC since 2011, but one of losses was to Cowboys four years ago. Dallas was playing day after practice squad player Jerry Brown died in crash that led to intoxication manslaughter conviction against former Dallas defensive lineman Josh Brent. … Bengals QB Andy Dalton leads AFC with 1,234 yards passing. Had 111.8 passer rating in last week’s win, boosting Bengals to 27-3 when Dalton’s rating is 100 or better. … Cincinnati has struggled inside 20, with NFL-worst 31 percent conversion rate on TDs. … TE Tyler Eifert, brother-in-law of Dallas RT Zack Martin, didn’t practice Wednesday because of sore back along with recovery from ankle surgery, decreasing chances of playing. … RB Jeremy Hill leads NFL with 23 TDs rushing since 2014. … Geno Atkins leads NFL DTs with 42 1-2 sacks since 2011. … CB Adam Jones, who played for Dallas in 2008, only active player with at least two interception return TDs and at least five punt return TDs in career. … Cowboys seeking first four-game winning streak since close of NFC East title season in 2014. … Cowboys QB Dak Prescott has rookie-record 131 passes without INT to start career. He’s tied with Hall of Famer Warren Moon for second overall behind Tom Brady (162). … Rookie Ezekiel Elliott, NFL rushing leader with 412 yards, joined Emmitt Smith, DeMarco Murray, Tony Dorsett and Julius Jones as Dallas RBs with consecutive games of at least 125 yards rushing in same season. … DE Tyrone Crawford has sack in two of past three games. … In fourth quarter last week, CB Morris Claiborne had first INT since 2014, and game-sealing tackle on fourth down. … Fantasy Tip: Bengals WR A.J. Green had 10 catches, 173 yards, TD last week, his second game in 2016 with 10-plus catches, 170-plus yards, TD. He has 11 TDs in past 12 vs. NFC.

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