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CINCINNATI BENGALS HISTORY: 1974
1974 FINAL RESULTS

Record: 7-7-0 (3rd in AFC Central); 4-3 at home, 3-4 on road
Head Coach: Paul Brown

DateOpponentW-LScoreAtt.Stadium
September 15ClevelandW33-753,113Riverfront
September 22San DiegoL17-2051,178Riverfront
September 29at San FranciscoW21-349,895Candlestick Park
October 6WashingtonW28-1756,175Riverfront
October 13at ClevelandW34-2470,897Cleveland
October 20at OaklandL27-3051,821Oakland Coliseum
October 27HoustonL21-3455,434Riverfront
November 3at BaltimoreW24-1436,110Memorial
November 10PittsburghW17-1057,532Riverfront
November 17at HoustonL3-2044,054Astrodome
November 24Kansas CityW33-649,777Riverfront
December 2at MiamiL3-2471,962Orange Bowl
December 8DetroitL19-2345,159Riverfront
December 14at PittsburghL3-2742,878Three Rivers
Bengals 1974 Summary

Cincinnati traded Bill Bergey to Philadelphia for two first-round draft choices and a third-round pick in 1977. Jim LeClair replaced Bergey at middle linebacker. Ken Anderson won the NFL passing championship and completed a club-record 64.9 percent of his attempts. Cornerback Lemar Parrish led the NFL in punt returns.

1974: A CLOSER LOOK
1974 Final Statistics
PRO BOWL PLAYERS
S Tommy Casanova
WR Isaac Curtis
CB Lemar Parrish
    1974 SEASON LEADERS
    Passing: Ken Anderson (328 Att, 213 Comp, 2667 Yds, 64.9 Pct, 18 TD, 10 Int, 95.7 Rating)
    Rushing: Charlie Davis (72 Att, 375 Yds, 5.2 Avg, 29 Long, 0 TD)
    Receiving: Isaac Curtis (30 Rec, 633 Yds, 21.1 Avg, 77 Long, 10 TD)
    Scoring: Horst Muhlmann, 65 points (11 FG; 32 PAT)
    1974 NEWS AND NOTES
    The only Bengals player ever to score two touchdowns in a game on returns and/or recoveries is Lemar Parrish, who accomplished the feat three times. Parrish, a Bengals cornerback and kick returner from 1970-77, returned a punt 90 yards for one score and picked up a fumble and returned it 47 yards to the house on Oct. 6, 1974 vs. Washington.
    STADIUM
    1974 HELMET/UNIFORM

    1974 LOGO

    WR ISAAC CURTIS