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Bengals, Patriots By the Numbers

0 — Interceptions the Patriots have thrown this season, making them one of three teams yet to be picked off (Dallas, Minnesota).

.452 — Marvin Lewis’ winning percentage in October, the only month in which he has a losing record (23-28-1).

.778 — Bill Belichick’s winning percentage against the Bengals as a head coach (8-2 with Cleveland, 6-2 with New England).

5 — Team-leading passes defended recorded by Bengals defensive end Carlos Dunlap this season.

6.1 — Average yards per punt return for the Bengals this year, which ranks 30th in the league.

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7 — Consecutive division championships New England has won.

17 — Sacks the Bengals have allowed this season, putting them on pace for 54, which would be the most since giving up 63 in 1979.

22 — New England’s home winning streak against non-division AFC opponents.

48 — Victories the Patriots have recorded in their last 49 games against AFC foes at Gillette Stadium with Brady at quarterback.

50 — Points the Patriots have scored in the first quarter this year, most in the NFL.

64 — Career touchdown passes from Patriots quarterback Tom Brady to tight end Rob Gronkowski, making them the second most prolific QB-TE tandem in NFL history behind San Diego’s Philip Rivers and Antonio Gates (79).

83 — Consecutive home games the Patriots have won when leading at halftime, an NFL record.

101.2 — Career passer rating posted by Tom Brady in his six career games against the Bengals in which he has gone 5-1.

407 — NFL-leading takeaways by New England since 2003, which have been good for a plus-153 turnover differential that also leads the league.

518 — Receiving yards by Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green, which are 1 shy of the NFL lead and have him on pace for a career-high 1,658.

2,114 — Days since the Bengals have lost three consecutive road games (their final three of of the 2010 season).

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