Cincinnati Bengals Ring of Honor Nominees
Ring of Honor Nominees
Number: 3, 10
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.
Position: Running back
Bio: Holds team running back records for the most total yards from scrimmage (9,459), total touchdowns (64), and games played (118). Ranks second in team history with 6,447 rushing yards and 10th in team scoring with 384 points. Holds team running back records for the most total yards from scrimmage (9,459), total touchdowns (64), and games played (118). Ranks second in team history with 6,447 rushing yards and 10th in team scoring with 384 points.
Position: Wide receiver
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.
Position: Running back
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.
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.
Position: Nose tackle
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.
Position: Offensive Guard
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.
Position: Offensive guard
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.
Position: Cornerback, Kick Returner, Punt Returner
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).
Position: Tight end
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).
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).