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4th in AFC North

  • FOUNDED

    1968
  • CONFERENCE

    AFC
  • DIVISION

    AFC North
  • STADIUM

    Paul Brown Stadium
  • STADIUM CAPACITY

    65,515
  • LOCATION

    Cincinnati, OH
  • GOVERNOR

    Mike Brown
  • PRESIDENT

    Mike Brown
  • GENERAL MANAGER

    Mike Brown
  • HEAD COACH

    Zac Taylor

MAJOR AWARDS

DIVISION TITLES

9

CONFERENCE TITLES

2

TEAM HISTORY

Planning for the Cincinnati Bengals franchise began three full years before the team began playing in the American Football League in 1968. Paul Brown, who had enjoyed exceptional success as the head coach of the Cleveland Browns for 17 seasons before departing in 1962, had the urge to get back into pro football. In 1965, he met with then-Governor Jim Rhodes and the two agreed the state could acco...

Planning for the Cincinnati Bengals franchise began three full years before the team began playing in the American Football League in 1968. Paul Brown, who had enjoyed exceptional success as the head coach of the Cleveland Browns for 17 seasons befor...

1968

Paul Brown

31-21 win over the Oakland Raiders

Mike Reid

Paul Brown

Riverfront Stadium

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