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Bengals 40th Anniversary Team



40th Anniversary

We asked fans to select the Bengals 40th Anniversary team through voting on bengals.com. Each position on offense and defense was represented by the best players in franchise history, and fans selected their favorite at those positions.

A total of 16,617 votes were cast to comprise the All-Anniversary Team, which is listed below. Thank you to all that voted.


QUARTERBACK (1)
PlayerVotes
Carson Palmer6,305
Boomer Esiason5,725
Ken Anderson4,587
RUNNING BACK (1)
PlayerVotes
James Brooks8,720
Corey Dillon4,967
Rudi Johnson2,676
Harold Green254

FULLBACK (1)
PlayerVotes
Ickey Woods10,126
Pete Johnson6,491
WIDE RECEIVER (2)
PlayerVotes
Chad Johnson11,205
T.J. Houshmandzadeh7,215
Isaac Curtis5,583
Cris Collinsworth5,466
Carl Pickens2,355
Eddie Brown1,409

TIGHT END (1)
PlayerVotes
Dan Ross5,046
Tony McGee5,005
Rodney Holman3,419
Bob Trumpy3,147
TACKLE (2)
PlayerVotes
Anthony Munoz15,453
Willie Anderson14,808
Joe Walter2,226
Vernon Holland746

GUARD (2)
PlayerVotes
Max Montoya13,292
Dave Lapham12,233
Rufus Mayes3,725
Pat Matson2,544
Howard Fest1,439
CENTER (1)
PlayerVotes
Rich Braham7,650
Bruce Kozerski4,384
Bob Johnson3,305
Blair Bush1,278

KICKER (1)
PlayerVotes
Shayne Graham8,024
Jim Breech6,634
Doug Pelfrey1,462
Horst Muhlmann497
PUNTER (1)
PlayerVotes
Lee Johnson6,312
Pat McInally5,055
Kyle Larson4,574
Dave Lewis676

DEFENSIVE END (2)
PlayerVotes
Justin Smith9,624
Ross Browner9,559
Eddie Edwards7,872
Coy Bacon6,178
DEFENSIVE TACKLE (2)
PlayerVotes
Tim Krumrie14,554
Mike Reid12,425
Wilson Whitley6,254

LINEBACKER (3)
PlayerVotes
Reggie Williams12,936
Takeo Spikes10,424
Brian Simmons10,324
Jim LeClair8,754
Bill Bergey7,409
CORNERBACK (2)
PlayerVotes
Ken Riley10,991
Lemar Parrish9,112
Eric Thomas7,221
Louis Breeden5,909

SAFETY (2)
PlayerVotes
David Fulcher13,525
Solomon Wilcots7,660
Tommy Casanova5,352
Daryl Williams4,175
Bobby Kemp2,351