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CINCINNATI BENGALS HISTORY: 1971
1971 FINAL RESULTS

Record: 4-10-0 (4th in AFC Central); 3-4 at home, 1-6 on road
Head Coach: Paul Brown

DateOpponentW-LScoreAtt.Stadium
September 19PhiladelphiaW37-1455,880Riverfront
September 26at PittsburghL10-2148,448Three Rivers
October 3at Green BayL17-2056,263Lambeau Field
October 10MiamiL13-2360,099Riverfront
October 17ClevelandL24-2760,284Riverfront
October 24at OaklandL27-3154,699Oakland Coliseum
October 31at HoustonL6-1037,947Astrodome
November 7AtlantaL6-959,604Riverfront
November 14at DenverW24-1051,200Mile High
November 21HoustonW28-1359,390Riverfront
November 28San DiegoW31-059,580Riverfront
December 5at ClevelandL27-3182,705Cleveland
December 12PittsburghL13-2160,022Riverfront
December 19at N.Y. JetsL21-3563,151Shea
Bengals 1971 Summary

The Bengals drafted QB Ken Anderson in the third round. Anderson would go on to play 16 seasons for the club and set numerous team passing records.

1971: A CLOSER LOOK
1970 Final Statistics
PRO BOWL PLAYERS
CB Lemar Parrish
1971 SEASON LEADERS
Passing: Virgil Carter (222 Att, 138 Comp, 1624 Yds, 62.2 Pct, 10 TD, 7 Int, 86.2 Rating)
Rushing: Fred Willis (135 Att, 590 Yds, 4.4 Avg, 36 Long, 7 TD)
Receiving: Bob Trumpy (40 Rec, 531 Yds, 13.3 Avg, 44 Long, 3 TD)
Horst Muhlmann, 91 points (20 FG; 31 PAT)
1971 NEWS AND NOTES
CB Lemar Parrish set a then-team record with seven interceptions including one for a 65-yard score, Cincinnati's first-ever interception return for a TD.
STADIUM
  • Riverfront Stadium
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1971 HELMET/UNIFORM

1971 LOGO

QB KEN ANDERSON