Cincinnati Bengals Ring of Honor Nominees

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While these legends weren't selected for the 2021 Ring of Honor Class, the nominees will remain on the ballot for the Bengals Ring of Honor in future years.

Ring of Honor Nominees

Willie Anderson

Willie Anderson

Number: 71

Position: Offensive tackle

Career: 1996-07

Bio: Four-time Pro Bowler. Bengals first round draft selection in 1996. Played in 181 Bengals games, tied for eighth place on the team's all-time list. Helped set club record for fewest sacks allowed in 2007 at 17. Recipient of the Ed Block Courage Award in 2004, given to players who best demonstrate commitment to values of sportsmanship and courage.

Jim Breech

Jim Breech

Number: 3, 10

Position: Kicker

Career: 1980-92

Bio: Bengals all-time leading scorer with 1,151 points. Scored in 186 consecutive games. Thirteen year career with the Bengals is tied for fourth longest in team history. Member of Super Bowl XVI and XXIII teams.

James Brooks

James Brooks

Number: 21

Position: Running back

Career: 1984-91

Bio: Brooks holds the team running back records for the most total yards from scrimmage (9,459), total touchdowns (64), and games played (118). He ranks second in team history with 6,447 rushing yards and 10th in team scoring with 384 points.

Cris Collinsworth

Cris Collinsworth

Number: 80

Position: Wide receiver

Career: 1981-88

Bio: Three-time Pro Bowler. Ranks in the top five in team history for career receptions (417), receiving yards (6698), average yards per reception (16.06) and most 100-yard games (18). Led team in receiving yards in both Super Bowl XVI and Super Bowl XXIII.

Isaac Curtis

Isaac Curtis

Number: 85

Position: Wide receiver

Career: 1973-84

Bio: Bengals first round draft selection in 1973. Four-time Pro Bowler. Holds team record for average yards per reception (17.07). Third in team history in career receiving yards (7101) and 100-yard games (20), and fourth in receiving touchdowns (53).

Corey Dillon

Corey Dillon

Number: 28

Position: Running back

Career: 1997-03

Bio: Three-time Pro Bowler. Holds team records for career rushing attempts (1865), career rushing yards (8061), most 100-yard games (28) and most rushing touchdowns in a game (4). His 96-yard touchdown run against Detroit in 2001 is the longest rush in team history.

Boomer Esiason

Boomer Esiason

Number: 7

Position: Quarterback

Career: 1984-92, '97

Bio: Three-time Pro Bowler who led Bengals to Super Bowl XXIII. Named NFL Most Valuable Player in 1988. Holds team records for passing yards in a game (490) and career average yards per passing attempt (7.62). Second in team history in 300-yard passing games (23), and third in career passing yards (27,149) and touchdown passes (187).

David Fulcher

David Fulcher

Number: 33

Position: Safety

Career: 1986-92

Bio: Three-time Pro Bowler. Tied for most interceptions by a safety in a season (eight in 1989) and ranks third in team history for total interceptions (31). Recorded several key tackles, a sack and forced a fumble in Super Bowl XXIII.

Chad Johnson

Chad Johnson

Number: 85

Position: Wide receiver

Career: 2001-10

Bio: Six-time Pro Bowler. Bengals career leader in receptions (751), receiving yards (10,783) and receiving touchdowns (66), and second in 100-yard receiving games (31). Second all-time in total touchdowns (66), behind FB Pete Johnson (70).

Tim Krumrie

Tim Krumrie

Number: 69

Position: Nose tackle

Career: 1983-94

Bio: Never missed a game during his Bengals playing career. Started 166 of his 193 games, including a stretch of 160 starts in 161 games. Led team in tackles five times, an unusual feat for an interior lineman. Made Pro Bowl in 1987 and 1988.

Max Montoya

Max Montoya

Number: 65

Position: Offensive guard

Career: 1979-89

Bio: Three-time Pro Bowler. Member of Super Bowl XVI and XXIII teams. Honored by Pro Football Weekly as the NFL's best guard at pass blocking. Had a stretch in 1988 where he allowed his opponent to hit the quarterback just once in 237 passes.

Dave Lapham

Dave Lapham

Number: 62

Position: Offensive Guard

Career: 1974-83

Bio: Member of Super Bowl XVI team. Versatile lineman with the ability to play all five offensive line positions. Played in 140 games, ranking ninth in team history for an offensive lineman. Voted Bengals Man-of-the-Year by fans in 1980.

Lemar Parrish

Lemar Parrish

Number: 20

Position: Cornerback, Kick Returner, Punt Returner

Career: 1970-77

Bio: Six-time Pro Bowler (tied for fourth-most in team history). Holds team records for average yards per punt return in a season (18.78 yards in 1974) and career punt returns for touchdowns (4). Ranks third in team history in career average yards per kickoff return (24.66 yards), and fifth in career interceptions (25).

Bob Trumpy

Bob Trumpy

Number: 84

Position: Tight end

Career: 1968-77

Bio: Four-time Pro Bowl player who was equally adept at blocking and catching the ball. Second in team history in average yards per reception in a season (22.57 in 1969).

Reggie Williams

Reggie Williams

Number: 57

Position: Linebacker

Career: 1976-89

Bio: Member of Super Bowl XVI and XXIII teams. Second in team history in games played (206), and third in most seasons played (14) and fourth in career sacks (62.5). Led team in tackles in 1976, 1977 and 1984. Honors include All-Rookie Team (1976), Byron "Whizzer" White Humanitarian Award (1985), Walter Payton Man of the Year Award (1986) and Sports Illustrated Co-Sportsman of the Year Award (1987).

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