• The Broncos have been involved in a number of “firsts” for the Bengals — the first road game of any kind in Bengals history was at Denver in the 1968 preseason; the first regular-season home game and first victory came against the Broncos; Denver was the first opponent Marvin Lewis faced as head coach; and the Broncos were the opponent for the first visit of Monday Night Football at Paul Brown Stadium.
• Denver has scored an NFL-best eight defensive touchdowns since the start of the 2015 season (including playoffs).
• Cincinnati has won six consecutive home games in September and eight of nine.
• Since 1984, Denver is 80-38-1 in September for a winning percentage of .676 that leads all NFL teams by a wide margin (Baltimore is second at .600 with a 42-28 record).
• Bengals defensive end Carlos Dunlap had a career-high three sacks in his last game against the Broncos and has four in his last last two vs. them.
• Denver cornerback Aqib Talib’s 31 career interceptions are the most in the NFL since he entered the league in 2008.
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