Five Fun Facts About The Cincinnati Bengals

The Bengals are a proud franchise that has accomplished quite a bit. Whether good or bad, they always put on a good show too. Here is some interesting Cincinnati Bengals trivia to check out.

1. The last pass thrown during the career of longtime Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Boomer Esiason was a 77 yard touchdown throw to wide receiver Darnay Scott.

2. Former Cincinnati Bengals linebacker, and Dartmouth graduate, Reggie Williams served on the Cincinnati City Council while also playing football for the Bengals.

3. Both Ohio based NFL franchises, the Cincinnati Bengals and the Cleveland Browns were founded by the same person, longtime NFL owner and coach Paul Brown.

4. The signature tiger striped helmets worn by the Cincinnati Bengals made their debut in 1981.

5. Longtime Cincinnati Bengals head coach Sam Wyche played quarterback in the AFL and NFL for a number of teams including the Cincinnati Bengals, Washington Redskins, Detroit Lions, St. Louis Cardinals and Buffalo Bills.

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