Cincinnati Bengals in History

Events in Sport

  • 1967-05-24 AFL grants a franchise to Cincinnati Bengals

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1970-11-15 Paul Brown, as head coach of the expansion Cincinnati Bengals, defeats his former team the Cleveland Browns, a moment he calls his "greatest victory"

American Football Coach Paul Brown
American Football Coach
Paul Brown
  • 1982-01-10 AFC Championship Game: Cincinnati Bengals beat San Diego Chargers 27-7

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1982-01-24 Super Bowl XVI: SF 49ers beat Cin Bengals, 26-21 in Pontiac Michigan, MVP: Joe Montana, San Francisco, QB

NFL Quarterback Joe Montana
NFL Quarterback
Joe Montana
  • 1989-01-08 AFC Championship Game: Cincinnati Bengals beat Buffalo Bills 21-10

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1989-01-22 Super Bowl XXIII: San Francisco 49ers beat Cincinnati Bengals 20-16 in Miami Super Bowl MVP: Jerry Rice, San Francisco, WR

NFL Wide Receiver Jerry Rice
NFL Wide Receiver
Jerry Rice
  • 1994-04-24 1994 NFL Draft: Dan Wilkinson from Ohio State first pick by Cincinnati Bengals
  • 1995-04-22 1995 NFL Draft: Ki-Jana Carter from Penn State first pick by Cincinnati Bengals
  • 2003-04-26 2003 NFL Draft: Carson Palmer from USC first pick by Cincinnati Bengals

Birthdays in Sport


Person of interestPerson of Interest

1908-09-07 Paul Brown, NFL hall of fame coach (Cleveland Browns, Cincinnati Bengals), born in Norwalk, Ohio

American Football Coach Paul Brown
American Football Coach
Paul Brown
  • 1945-01-05 Sam Wyche, NFL coach (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1949-02-15 Ken Anderson, NFL quarterback (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1950-10-20 Isaac Curtis, NFL wide receiver (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1961-04-17 Boomer Esiason, West Islip, New York, American NFL quarterback (NY Jets, Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1961-11-27 Lee Johnson, NFL punter/kicker (Cin Bengals)
  • 1962-04-02 Bruce Kozerski, NFL tackle/guard (Cin Bengals)
  • 1963-06-18 Joe Walter, NFL tackle (Cin Bengals)
  • 1964-02-14 Darrick Brilz, NFL center (Cin Bengals)
  • 1964-03-31 Rod Jones, NFL cornerback (Cin Bengals)
  • 1965-05-10 Todd Kalis, NFL guard (Cin Bengals)
  • 1965-12-08 Greg Truitt, NFL safety/linebacker (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1965-12-08 Troy Sadowski, NFL tight end (Cin Bengals)
  • 1966-01-23 Mike Brim, NFL cornerback (Cin Bengals)
  • 1966-04-03 Bo Orlando, NFL safety (San Diego Chargers, Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1967-01-27 Alfred Oglesby, NFL defensive tackle (Cin Bengals)
  • 1967-02-20 Tom Waddle, NFL player (Chicago Bears/Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1967-09-17 Derek Ware, NFL tight end (Cin Bengals)
  • 1967-10-28 James Joseph, NFL running back (Cin Bengals)
  • 1968-01-29 Harold Green, NFL running back (Cin Bengals, Atlanta Falcons)
  • 1968-05-04 Andre Collins, NFL linebacker (Cin Bengals)
  • 1968-08-04 James Francis, linebacker (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1968-11-20 Keith Rucker, NFL defensive tackle (Cin Bengals)
  • 1969-01-15 Leonard Wheeler, NFL safety/cornerback (Cin Bengals, Minnesota Vikings)
  • 1969-02-17 David Klingler, NFL quarterback (Oakland Raiders, Cin Bengals)
  • 1969-03-28 Scottie Graham, NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings, Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1969-03-29 Jimmy Spencer, NFL cornerback (New Orleans Saints, Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1969-03-31 Kevin Sargent, NFL tackle/guard (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1969-04-22 Roger Jones, NFL center (Cin Bengals)
  • 1969-06-20 Gerald Dixon, NFL linebacker (Cleveland Browns, Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1969-08-15 Eric Bieniemy, NFL running back (Cin Bengals)
  • 1969-11-08 Ricardo McDonald, NFL linebacker (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1970-01-07 Darryl Williams, NFL safety (Seattle Seahawks, Cin Bengals)
  • 1970-03-23 Carl Pickens, NFL wide receiver (Cin Bengals)
  • 1970-04-25 Steve Tovar, NFL linebacker (Cin Bengals)
  • 1970-05-15 Artie Smith, NFL defensive end (Cin Bengals)
  • 1970-06-19 Scott Brumfield, guard (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1970-07-22 Dan Jones, NFL tackle (Cin Bengals)
  • 1970-08-16 Adrian Hardy, NFL cornerback (Cin Bengals)
  • 1970-08-19 Scott Brumfield, NFL guard (Cin Bengals)
  • 1970-09-20 John Copeland, NFL defensive end (Cin Bengals)
  • 1970-09-25 Doug Pelfrey, NFL kicker (Cin Bengals)
  • 1970-10-28 Bracey Walker, NFL safety (Cin Bengals, Miami Dolphins)
  • 1970-11-06 Rich Braham, tackle (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1970-11-24 Brett Wallerstedt, NFL linebacker (Cin Bengals)
  • 1970-11-27 Todd Kelly, NFL defensive end (Cin Bengals)
  • 1970-12-04 Jeff Blake, NFL quarterback (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1971-01-30 Kimo Von Oelhoffen, NFL defensive tackle (Cin Bengals)
  • 1971-04-09 James Hundon, wide receiver (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1971-04-21 Tony Mcgee, NFL tight end (Cin Bengals)
  • 1971-06-28 Jeff Cothran, NFL fullback (Cin Bengals), born in Middletown, Ohio
  • 1971-10-04 Corey Sawyer, NFL cornerback (Cin Bengals)
  • 1971-11-11 Melvin Tuten, NFL tackle (Cin Bengals)
  • 1971-11-21 Ramondo Stallings, NFL defensive end (Cin Bengals)
  • 1971-12-06 Thomas Bailey, NFL wide receiver (Cin Bengals)
  • 1972-05-24 Tito Paul, NFL defensive back (Arizona Cardinals, Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1972-06-10 David Dunn, NFL wide receiver (Cin Bengals)
  • 1972-07-07 Darnay Scott, NFL wide receiver (Cin Bengals)
  • 1972-09-24 Jeff Hill, NFL wide receiver (Cin Bengals)
  • 1972-11-03 Chris Shelling, NFL cornerback (Cin Bengals)
  • 1972-11-06 Anthony Brown, NFL tackle (Cin Bengals)
  • 1972-11-08 Ken Blackman, NFL guard (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1972-11-20 Trent Pollard, NFL guard (Cin Bengals)
  • 1972-11-27 Jason Burns, NFL running back (Cin Bengals)
  • 1972-12-12 John Walsh, NFL quarterback (Cin Bengals)
  • 1972-12-29 Randy Neal, NFL linebacker (Cin Bengals)
  • 1973-01-07 Brian Milne, fullback (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1973-01-25 Marco Battaglia, tight end (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1973-02-08 Eric Kresser, quarterback (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1973-02-11 Tom Tumulty, linebacker (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1973-03-13 Dan Wilkinson, NFL defensive tackle (Cin Bengals)
  • 1973-04-08 Joel Davis, guard (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1973-06-14 Sam Shade, NFL strong safety (Cin Bengals)
  • 1973-12-12 Reinard Wilson, linebacker (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1974-01-11 Rod Jones, NFL guard (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1974-01-14 Kevin Jefferson, NFL linebacker (Cin Bengals)
  • 1974-02-16 Jevon Langford, defensive end (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1974-03-11 Billy Granville, linebacker (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1974-06-14 Rod Payne, corner (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1974-08-04 Canute Curtis, linebacker (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1974-08-25 Mike Jenkins, wide receiver (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1974-11-21 Tremain Mack, strong safety (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1975-10-24 Corey Dillon, HB (Cincinnati Bengals)

Deaths in Sport


Person of interestPerson of Interest

1991-08-05 Paul Brown, NFL founder (Cleveland Browns, Cincinnati Bengals), dies at 82

American Football Coach Paul Brown
American Football Coach
Paul Brown