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Cincinnati Bengals: Fun Facts, History, and Resources For Gameday

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Fun Facts about The Cincinnati Bengals

Who is the head coach for the Cincinnati Bengals?
Marvin Lewis

Who is the defensive coach for the Cincinnati Bengals?
Mike Zimmer

Who is the special teams coach for the Cincinnati Bengals?
Darrin Simmons

Who owns the Cincinnati Bengals?
Mike Brown

How many Super Bowls have the Cincinnati Bengals won?
None

Who is the mascot for the Cincinnati Bengals?
“Who Dey”, a Bengal Tiger. The tiger is named “Who Dey” because of the chant that is cheered by the crowd at games, “Who dey think gonna beat dem Bengals?”

What are the Cincinnati Bengals team colors?
Black, Orange, White

Who designed the Cincinnati Bengals logo?
The orange helmet with black tiger stripes was introduced in 1981. The artist is unknown.

Fun Facts about Cincinnati Bengals Stadium

What is the Cincinnati Bengals stadium called?
Paul Brown Stadium

How many seats are in Cincinnati Bengals stadium?
65,790

What is the address of Cincinnati Bengals stadium?
1 Paul Brown Stadium
Cincinnati, OH

When was Paul Brown Stadium built?
1998-2000

History of the Cincinnati Bengals

Where did Cincinnati Bengals get their name and why are they called it?
The name for the current team was selected by Paul Brown. There was previously a professional football team in Cincinnati called the Bengals, and Brown wished to honor the history of Cincinnati football by naming the new team after the previous one.

What players from the Cincinnati Bengals are in the Football Hall Of Fame?
1998 (Year of Induction)
Anthony Munoz

What numbers have been retired by Cincinnati Bengals?
54 Bob Johnson

Top 5 Players of all time for the Cincinnati Bengals

1. Boomer Esiason – Quarterback
Norman Julius “Boomer” Esiason was drafted out of the University of Maryland during the second round o the 1984 NFL Draft. He began playing for the Cincinnati Bengals as the team’s quarterback during his rookie year. He remained with the team from 1984 until 1992. He left Cincinnati to play for the New York Jets form 1993 until 1995, and then for the Arizona Cardinals in 1996, finally returning to the Bengals for one season in 1997 before retiring from professional football. Esiason and his team made it to the Super Bowl once, but were unfortunately defeated by the San Francisco 49ers. During his entire professional career, Esiason was a four-time Pro Bowler and one-time All-Pro selection. He was named NFL MVP in 1988 as well as AFL-AFC Player of the Year and Walter Payton Man of the Year.
187 Games Played
173 Games Started
80-93-0 QB Record
2969 Completed Passes
5205 Attempted Passes
37920 Yards Gained by Passing
247 Touchdowns Thrown
184 Interceptions Thrown

2. Anthony Munoz – Offensive Tackle
Anthony Munoz was the third pick during the first round of the 1980 NFL Draft. He was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals, and played with the team from 1980 until 1992. He immediately began as a starter for the team and worked his way to become one of the best offensive tackles the game of football has ever seen. Munoz was selected for eleven Pro Bowls, the NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team and the NFL 1980s All-Decade Team. He was a nine-time First-Team All-Pro selection and two-time Second-Team All-Pro selection. Munoz was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1998.
185 Games Played
183 Games Started

3. Javon Johnson (Chad Ochocinco) – Wide Receiver
Chad Ochocinco was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals during the second round of the 2001 NFL Draft. His first years with the Bengals were slow. He started in only three games his rookie season, but worked up to 14 of 16 games in his second and third season with the team. By 2004, he was a starting wide receiver, recording solid numbers for the team in receptions. Thus far in his career, Ochocinco has been a nine-time Pro Bowler, two time-First-Team All-Pro selection and one-time Second-Team All-Pro selection.
143 Games Played
126 Games Started
720 Receptions
10376 Yards Received
64 Receiving Touchdowns
24 Rushing Attempts
174 Rushing Yards

4. Carson Palmer – Quarterback
Carson Palmer was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals during the 2003 NFL Draft. He was the first round, first pick. He has remained with the team since, and as of 2010 was still their starting quarterback. Palmer had a prolific college career, which slated him for greatness. He did not begin as the team’s starting quarterback until his second year with the Bengals, as the coach wanted him to learn the plays and study under Jon Kitna, the starting quarterback at that time. Thus far in his career, Palmer has set a number of Cincinnati Bengal records and has been selected to two Pro Bowls, both of which he was named MVP of after the game ended.
87 Games Played
87 Games Started
42-39-0 QB Record
1813 Completed Passes
2875 Attempted Passes
138 Touchdown Passes
86 Interceptions Thrown

5. Cris Collinsworth – Wide Receiver
Cris Collinsworth was drafted during the second round of the 1981 NFL Draft by the Cincinnati Bengals. He became the team’s starting wide receiver immediately and was selected for his first Pro Bowl during his rookie year. Collinsworth was a fast runner, which gave him an excellent advantage over the opposing team’s defense when he caught passes. He was a three-time Pro Bowl selection, three-time Second-Team All-Pro selection and First-Team All-Pro selection.
107 Games Played
90 Game Started
417 Receptions
6698 Receiving Yards
36 Receiving Touchdowns

Game Day and Travel Information

3 hotels around the stadium

Millennium Hotel Cincinnati
150 West Fifth Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 352-2100

Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza
35 West Fifth Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 421-9100

Cincinnati Marriott at RiverCenter
10 West RiverCenter Boulevard
Covington, KY 41011
(859) 261-2900

Best restaurants in the area

Head First Sports Café
218 West 3rd Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 721-3767

Mainstay Rock Bar
301 West Fifth Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 721-7625

Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery
10 Fountain Square Plaza
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 621-1588

Tailgating Rules

Tailgating is permitted in parking lots surrounding the stadium. Guests are asked to not block other parking spaces or interfere with other guests. For any questions regarding tailgating please call Central Parking at 513-946-8100.

Items NOT allowed in the stadium

To ensure that all guests have a safe and enjoyable visit to Paul Brown Stadium, guests will not be permitted to bring the following items into the stadium:

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Animals (except for animals that assist people with disabilities)
  • Audio recording equipment
  • Bottles, cans or other beverage containers (except sealed bottles of water)
  • Chairs
  • Hard Sided Coolers
  • All bags and purses must fit in an 16″ x 16″ x 8″ box
  • Fireworks or missile-like objects
  • Frisbees
  • Ice Chests
  • Illegal substances
  • Laser Pointers
  • Noisemaking devices: i.e. bells, bullhorns, whistles, etc.
  • Obscene or indecent clothing
  • Segways or other motorized scooters
  • Sticks, bats, poles or clubs
  • Strollers
  • Thermoses
  • Tripods
  • Umbrellas
  • Video or movie cameras
  • Weapons: i.e. guns, knives, mace, handcuffs, nightstick, caps, blackjacks, etc.
  • Anything that can be used as a projectile or deemed dangerous

Prohibited items that are discovered during security inspections must either be returned to the owner’s vehicle or discarded. No item may be left at the gate. All other items that enter the stadium are subject to a visual search. Thank You.

Resources about Cincinnati Bengals

Paul Brown Stadium
website

Cincinnati Bengals Official Website
website

NFL.com Cincinnati Bengals
website

ESPN Cincinnati Bengals
website

Sports Illustrated Cincinnati Bengals
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