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1972 Cincinnati Bengals

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8-6-0, Finished 3rd in AFC Central Division  · 1972 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 4.1, Offense: 1.2, Defense: 3.0, SoS: -0.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 299 points (21.4/g), 13th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 229 points (16.4/g), 5th.
 Differential of 70 points (5.0/g), 9th.  Expected W-L: 9.1-4.9.

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

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

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 17 boxscore W 1-0 @ New England Patriots 31 7 21 357 111 246 9 137 83 54 3
2 Sun September 24 boxscore W 2-0 Pittsburgh Steelers 15 10 13 269 148 121 4 14 205 131 74 3
3 Sun October 1 boxscore L 2-1 @ Cleveland Browns 6 27 19 331 203 128 4 14 289 180 109
4 Sun October 8 boxscore W 3-1 Denver Broncos 21 10 13 199 109 90 1 11 167 37 130
5 Sun October 15 boxscore W 4-1 @ Kansas City Chiefs 23 16 11 251 182 69 2 22 320 197 123 2
6 Sun October 22 boxscore L 4-2 @ Los Angeles Rams 12 15 20 283 110 173 2 9 149 94 55 3
7 Sun October 29 boxscore W 5-2 Houston Oilers 30 7 29 496 252 244 2 10 145 47 98 2
8 Sun November 5 boxscore L 5-3 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 17 40 21 366 221 145 3 20 415 185 230
9 Sun November 12 boxscore L 5-4 Oakland Raiders 14 20 14 233 144 89 1 24 381 88 293 2
10 Sun November 19 boxscore L 5-5 Baltimore Colts 19 20 17 267 186 81 1 17 306 163 143 1
11 Sun November 26 boxscore W 6-5 @ Chicago Bears 13 3 13 271 113 158 2 9 216 106 110 2
12 Sun December 3 boxscore W 7-5 New York Giants 13 10 15 317 212 105 2 16 267 112 155 4
13 Sat December 9 boxscore L 7-6 Cleveland Browns 24 27 25 334 140 194 4 15 259 150 109 2
14 Sun December 17 boxscore W 8-6 @ Houston Oilers 61 17 24 343 190 153 1 17 296 164 132 5