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1970 Cincinnati Bengals

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8-6-0, AFC Central Division  · 1970 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 0.5, Offense: 1.2, Defense: -0.6, SoS: -3.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 312 points (22.3/g), 7th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 255 points (18.2/g), 9th.
 Differential of 57 points (4.1/g), 9th.  Expected W-L: 8.6-5.4.

Coach: Paul Brown (8-6-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Charlie Weber
 Other Notable Asst.: Bill Walsh (Wide Receivers Coach)

Stadium: Riverfront Stadium
 Training Camp: Wilmington College (Wilmington, Ohio)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Virgil Carter 25 2 11 143 for 278, 1,647 yards, 9 td, 9 int, & 34 rushes for 246 yards and 2 td Chicago Bears / 6th / 142nd pick / 1967
RB Paul Robinson 26 2 14 149 rushes for 622 yards, 6 td, & 17 catches for 175 yards and 1 td Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 82nd pick / 1968
FB Jess Phillips 23 2 14 163 rushes for 648 yards, 4 td, & 31 catches for 124 yards and 1 td Cincinnati Bengals / 4th / 84th pick / 1968
WR Eric Crabtree 26 4 7 19 catches for 231 yards, 2 td, & 3 rushes for 23 yards and 0 td Denver Broncos / 13th / 112th pick / 1966
Baltimore Colts / 11th / 170th pick / 1966
WR Speedy Thomas 23 1 13 21 catches for 257 yards, 2 td, & 2 rushes for 7 yards and 0 td Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 57th pick / 1969
TE Bob Trumpy* 25 2 10 29 catches for 480 yards, 2 td Cincinnati Bengals / 12th / 301st pick / 1968
LT Ernie Wright 31 10 14 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 15th / 200th pick / 1961
LG Rufus Mayes 23 1 14 Chicago Bears / 1st / 14th pick / 1969
C Bob Johnson 24 2 14 1 fumble recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 2nd pick / 1968
RG Pat Matson 26 4 9
RT Mike Wilson 23 1 12 Cincinnati Bengals / 14th / 343rd pick / 1969
 Defensive Starters
LDE Royce Berry 24 1 14 0 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 161st pick / 1969
LDT Mike Reid 23 Rook 9 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 7th pick / 1970
RDT Steve Chomyszak 26 4 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered New York Jets / 12th / 103rd pick / 1966
RDE Ron Carpenter 22 Rook 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1970
LLB Al Beauchamp 26 2 14 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 138th pick / 1968
MLB Bill Bergey 25 1 14 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 31st pick / 1969
RLB Ken Avery 26 3 13 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 12th / 179th pick / 1966
LCB Lemar Parrish* 23 Rook 11 5 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 163rd pick / 1970
RCB Ken Riley 23 1 14 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 135th pick / 1969
SS Fletcher Smith 27 4 12 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 8th / 69th pick / 1966
FS Ken Dyer 24 2 6 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Diego Chargers / 4th / 100th pick / 1968
 Special Teams Starters
K Horst Muhlmann 30 1 0 25 of 37 field goals & 33 of 33 extra points
P Dave Lewis+ 25 Rook 0 79 punts for a 46.2 average, 0 blocked New York Giants / 5th / 109th pick / 1967
PR Lemar Parrish* 23 Rook 11 23 punt returns for a 8.4 average and 1 td Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 163rd pick / 1970
KR Lemar Parrish* 23 Rook 11 16 kick returns for a 30.1 average and 1 td Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 163rd pick / 1970

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
89 Marty Amsler 28 3 0 255 6-5 Indiana,Evansville 10/26/1942 3 2 Dallas Cowboys / 18th / 243rd pick / 1965
51 Ken Avery 26 RLB 14 13 227 6-0 Southern Miss 5/23/1944 3 6 New York Giants / 12th / 179th pick / 1966
85 Marty Baccaglio 26 14 0 245 6-3 San Jose St. 9/28/1944 2 3 San Diego Chargers / 14th / 355th pick / 1967
58 Al Beauchamp 26 LLB 14 14 237 6-2 Southern 6/25/1944 2 7 Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 138th pick / 1968
66 Bill Bergey 25 MLB 14 14 243 6-4 Arkansas St. 2/9/1945 1 7 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 31st pick / 1969
82 Royce Berry 24 LDE 14 14 250 6-4 Houston 4/14/1946 1 8 Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 161st pick / 1969
70 Ron Carpenter 22 RDE 14 14 261 6-4 North Carolina St. 6/24/1948 Rook 6 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1970
11 Virgil Carter 25 QB 13 11 192 6-1 BYU 11/9/1945 2 11 Chicago Bears / 6th / 142nd pick / 1967
79 Steve Chomyszak 26 RDT 14 14 265 6-6 Syracuse 2/27/1944 4 6 New York Jets / 12th / 103rd pick / 1966
23 Al Coleman 26 11 6 183 6-1 Jackson St.,Tennessee St. 12/27/1944 3 3 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 87th pick / 1967
76 Frank Cornish 26 1 0 282 6-4 Grambling St. 6/20/1944 4 2 Chicago Bears / 11th / 144th pick / 1965
88 Bruce Coslet 24 14 4 227 6-4 Pacific 8/5/1946 1 1
10 Eric Crabtree 26 WR 14 7 185 6-0 Pittsburgh 11/3/1944 4 4 Denver Broncos / 13th / 112th pick / 1966
Baltimore Colts / 11th / 170th pick / 1966
63 Guy Dennis 23 14 5 255 6-2 Florida 2/28/1947 1 4 Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 109th pick / 1969
44 Doug Dressler 22 14 0 228 6-3 Cal State-Chico 8/19/1948 Rook 1
21 Paul Dunn 22 5 0 210 6-0 San Francisco St.,U.S. International 7/14/1948 Rook 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 13th / 319th pick / 1970
29 Sandy Durko 22 1 1 185 6-1 USC 8/29/1948 Rook 2 Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 137th pick / 1970
27 Ken Dyer 24 FS 12 6 190 6-3 Arizona St. 3/16/1946 2 6 San Diego Chargers / 4th / 100th pick / 1968
59 Larry Ely 23 11 0 230 6-1 Iowa 12/19/1947 Rook 3 Cincinnati Bengals / 16th / 397th pick / 1970
72 Howard Fest 24 14 2 262 6-6 Texas 4/11/1946 2 4 Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 139th pick / 1968
33 Kenny Graham 29 5 5 210 6-0 Washington St. 11/25/1941 6 3 San Diego Chargers / 13th / 104th pick / 1964
Baltimore Colts / 12th / 162nd pick / 1964
28 John Guillory 25 7 1 190 5-10 Stanford 7/28/1945 1 2
54 Bob Johnson 24 C 14 14 262 6-5 Tennessee 8/19/1946 2 8 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 2nd pick / 1968
19 Essex Johnson 24 13 0 201 5-9 Grambling St. 10/15/1946 2 5 Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 156th pick / 1968
78 Willie Jones 28 10 5 260 6-1 Kansas St. 5/28/1942 3 3 St. Louis Cardinals / 18th / 271st pick / 1966
87 Mike Kelly 22 12 0 215 6-4 Davidson 1/14/1948 Rook 0
40 Ron Lamb 27 14 0 225 6-2 South Carolina 2/4/1943 2 0 Dallas Cowboys / 13th / 190th pick / 1966
15 Dave Lewis+ 25 P 14 0 216 6-2 Stanford 10/16/1945 Rook 5 New York Giants / 5th / 109th pick / 1967
73 Pat Matson 26 RG 14 9 245 6-1 Oregon 7/22/1944 4 8
71 Rufus Mayes 23 LG 14 14 260 6-5 Ohio St. 12/5/1947 1 8 Chicago Bears / 1st / 14th pick / 1969
65 Wayne McClure 28 14 0 225 6-1 Mississippi 7/2/1942 2 3 Kansas City Chiefs / 9th / 239th pick / 1968
16 Horst Muhlmann 30 K 14 0 215 6-1 none 1/2/1940 1 6
25 Chip Myers 25 wr 14 8 203 6-4 NW Oklahoma St. 7/9/1945 3 8 San Francisco 49ers / 10th / 248th pick / 1967
20 Lemar Parrish* 23 KR 14 11 185 5-11 Lincoln (MO) 12/13/1947 Rook 12 Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 163rd pick / 1970
53 Bill Peterson 25 14 1 230 6-3 San Jose St. 6/6/1945 2 3
30 Jess Phillips 23 FB 14 14 210 6-1 Michigan St. 2/28/1947 2 8 Cincinnati Bengals / 4th / 84th pick / 1968
74 Mike Reid 23 LDT 9 9 255 6-3 Penn St. 5/24/1947 Rook 6 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 7th pick / 1970
13 Ken Riley 23 RCB 14 14 181 5-11 Florida A&M 8/6/1947 1 7 Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 135th pick / 1969
18 Paul Robinson 26 RB 14 14 198 6-0 Arizona 12/19/1944 2 9 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 82nd pick / 1968
81 Nick Roman 23 4 0 244 6-3 Ohio St. 9/23/1947 Rook 2 Cincinnati Bengals / 10th / 241st pick / 1970
31 Fletcher Smith 27 SS 14 12 178 6-0 Tennessee St. 10/10/1943 4 7 Kansas City Chiefs / 8th / 69th pick / 1966
17 Speedy Thomas 23 WR 14 13 170 6-1 Utah 4/13/1947 1 4 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 57th pick / 1969
84 Bob Trumpy* 25 TE 11 10 228 6-6 Illinois,Utah 3/6/1945 2 7 Cincinnati Bengals / 12th / 301st pick / 1968
67 Mike Wilson 23 RT 14 12 245 6-3 Dayton 10/20/1947 1 8 Cincinnati Bengals / 14th / 343rd pick / 1969
75 Ernie Wright 31 LT 14 14 270 6-4 Ohio St. 11/6/1939 10 8 Los Angeles Rams / 15th / 200th pick / 1961
14 Sam Wyche 25 qb 14 3 218 6-4 Furman 1/5/1945 2 3
Team Total 24.9 14 225.0 6-2.2 1.9