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Bengals Booth Podcast: Remembering The Rattler

It's the "Remembering The Rattler" edition of the Bengals Booth Podcast as celebrating the life of Ken Riley with his former teammate Bob Trumpy, followed by a 2017 interview with The Rattler after he was voted among the best players in team history.

Podcast highlights include:

  • 1:03 – The podcast begins first talking about Riley's background and career in Cincinnati.
  • 2:40 – Trumpy talks about his former teammate and what Riley was like on-and-off the field.
  • 6:49 – The case for why Riley should be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
  • 10:39 – Trumpy explains how the teachings of Bengals founder Paul Brown helped players successfully transition to life after football.
  • 13:44 – An archived interview begins with Dave Lapham speaking with Riley in 2017 after Riley was named to the Bengals First 50 Team.
  • 17:56 – Riley talked about his transition from a quarterback to cornerback in the NFL.
  • 19:39 – What Riley learned from Hall of Fame coaches Paul Brown and Forrest Gregg.
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