It's the "Remember The Time" edition of the Bengals Booth Podcast as team president Mike Brown joins Dan Hoard to reminisce about all 19 candidates for the franchise's initial Ring of Honor class.
Podcast highlights include:
- 1:53 - Podcast begins with an overview of the Ring of Honor and how Season Ticket Members can vote for the nominees.
- 2:32 - Brown first talks about his father, Paul Brown, and his influence on the game of football.
- 9:41 - Why Brown thinks Hall of Famer Anthony Muñoz is the greatest left tackle in NFL history.
- 13:58 - Brown reminisces about going out to Augustana College in Illinois to scout quarterback Ken Anderson and what impressed him the most.
- 16:45 - Looking back at what made Willie Anderson the best right tackle in team history.
- 17:58 - How kicker Jim Breech's competitive nature helped him thrive in high-pressure situations.
- 19:17 - Why running back James Brooks was the toughest player in franchise history.
- 21:21 - Brown gives his take on wide receiver Cris Collinsworth's infamous scouting combine and how Collinsworth separated himself as one of the best receivers in Bengals history.
- 25:57 – Reminiscing about wide receiver Isaac Curtis's impact and how he changed the passing game during the 1970s.
- 29:34 - Looking back at running back Corey Dillon why his heavy running style was a nightmare for opposing defenders.
- 32:18 - How quarterback Boomer Esiason's charisma helped him connect with teammates and why he thrived in the no-huddle offense.
- 35:30 - Breaking down the intensity of safety David Fulcher and the unique way he played the game.
- 36:58 – Remembering the fun and skill wide receiver Chad Johnson brought to the Bengals.
- 39:47 - How nose tackle Tim Krumrie won over the coaching staff with his competitiveness and resiliency to become one of the best defensive linemen in team history.
- 41:43 - Looking back at offensive lineman Dave Lapham's legacy on-and-off the field with the Bengals.
- 43:49 - Why offensive guard Max Montoya is one of the most underrated players in Bengals history.
- 45:00 - Brown explains why cornerback Lemar Parrish is not only the best cornerback in team history, but the best returner as well.
- 47:25 - Remembering the legacy of cornerback Ken Riley and why he should be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
- 50:36 – Reminiscing about tight end Bob Trumpy's impact on the game and how his versatility created mismatches for opposing defenses.
- 52:38 - Brown talked about his connection with linebacker Reggie Williams and what made Williams a productive player for the Bengals.
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