A by-the-numbers look at the Bengals' win

December, 30, 2013
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CINCINNATI -- With Sunday's 34-17 win against the Baltimore Ravens, the Cincinnati Bengals retained their No. 3 seeding entering the start of this weekend's AFC playoffs.

Speaking of the number "3," that's also where the Bengals' defense finished the regular season in the NFL rankings. It's the first time the unit has ranked that high since 1983.

Here are a few other numbers to ponder from Cincinnati's big division win:

27.0: Ravens' third-down percentage (4-for-15).

54.0: Bengals' third-down percentage (7-for-13).

61: Yards on the Ravens' second drive of the game. It resulted in a 22-yard Justin Tucker field goal; his second of three field goals.

161: Yards the Ravens gained on their other 13 possessions.

7: Total number of interceptions. Baltimore picked off four passes. Cincinnati intercepted three; all in the fourth quarter.

50: Passing attempts for Baltimore quarterback Joe Flacco.

3.4: Average gain per passing play for the Ravens.

7.8: Average gain per passing play for the Bengals.

53: Yards on Cincinnati's first touchdown of the game. It came when receiver A.J. Green sprinted right past the Baltimore secondary and got wide open deep downfield.

47: Yards rushing for Baltimore's running backs.

15: Yards rushing for Ravens running back Ray Rice, who had just six carries.

66: Yards rushing for Bengals running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis, who averaged 6.0 yards on his 11 carries.

5: Bengals receivers who had more than 10 receiving yards Sunday. Four of them caught three or more passes.

35.0: Net punting yards for Bengals punter Shawn Powell, who was hurt by one 10-yard shank that sailed wide left, over the Bengals' sideline and into the first two rows of seats.

2: Punts out of Powell's three that landed inside the Ravens' 20-yard line. One took one bounce before getting downed on the 1.

28.2: Average yards per kick return for Baltimore's Jacoby Jones. He had six returns for 169 yards.

14: Total tackles for Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict who led his team in stops for the 15th game this season. He finished the regular season with 171 tackles, enough to lead the league and set a new single-season Bengals record.

22: Snaps Bengals offensive tackle Dennis Roland played out of a possible 66, according to Pro Football Focus.

2: Bengals players who played every offensive snap, according to PFF. Quarterback Andy Dalton and offensive tackle Andre Smith played all 66 Bengals plays.

26: Passing routes the Bengals' tight ends, Alex Smith and Orson Charles, ran, according to PFF.

6: Hurries PFF credited Bengals defensive end Carlos Dunlap with having as he pressured Flacco.

9: Passes Flacco attempted that were 15 yards or more downfield; the most of his career.

0: Passes Flacco completed that were thrown 15 yards or more downfield. One of those incomplete passes was a deep throw near the goal line late in the fourth quarter that was intercepted by Bengals cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick. Kirkpatrick had two interceptions, including another that resulted in a pick-6.

3: Passes Flacco had all season on balls that were thrown 15 yards or more downfield.

10: Times the Bengals used the zone-read option against Baltimore. The play netted them 67 yards and a touchdown. Dalton accounted for 19 of those yards and his 1-yard rushing score early in the fourth quarter.

18: Times the Bengals had run the zone read entering the game. They previously had no more than six zone-read rushes in a game.

Information from ESPN Stats & Info was used in this report. Follow on Twitter @ESPNStatsInfo.

Coley Harvey

ESPN Cincinnati Bengals reporter

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