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1987 Cincinnati Bengals

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4-11-0, AFC Central Division  · 1987 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -3.7, Offense: -1.8, Defense: -1.9, SoS: 2.1, avg is 0.0.

Scored 285 points (19.0/g), 20th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 370 points (24.7/g), 24th.
 Differential of -85 points (-5.7/g), 25th.  Expected W-L: 5.3-9.7.

Coach: Sam Wyche (4-11-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Bruce Coslet
 Defensive Coordinator: Dick LeBeau

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 Boomer Esiason 26 3 12 240 for 440, 3,321 yards, 16 td, 19 int, & 52 rushes for 241 yards and 0 td Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 38th pick / 1984
RB James Brooks 29 6 7 94 rushes for 290 yards, 1 td, & 22 catches for 272 yards and 2 td San Diego Chargers / 1st / 24th pick / 1981
FB Larry Kinnebrew 28 4 8 145 rushes for 570 yards, 8 td, & 9 catches for 114 yards and 0 td Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 165th pick / 1983
WR Eddie Brown 25 2 12 44 catches for 608 yards, 3 td, & 1 rush for 0 yards and 0 td Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 13th pick / 1985
WR Cris Collinsworth 28 6 6 31 catches for 494 yards, 0 td Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 37th pick / 1981
TE Rodney Holman 27 5 12 28 catches for 438 yards, 2 td Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 82nd pick / 1982
LT Anthony Munoz*+ 29 7 11 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 3rd pick / 1980
LG Bruce Reimers 27 3 8 1 fumble recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 8th / 204th pick / 1984
C Dave Rimington 27 4 8 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 25th pick / 1983
RG Max Montoya 31 8 9 Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 168th pick / 1979
RT Joe Walter 24 2 12 2 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 181st pick / 1985
 Defensive Starters
LDE Eddie Edwards 33 10 14 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 3rd pick / 1977
NT Tim Krumrie* 27 4 12 3.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 10th / 276th pick / 1983
RDE Jim Skow 24 1 12 4.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 58th pick / 1986
LOLB Emanuel King 24 2 12 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 25th pick / 1985
LILB Carl Zander 24 2 12 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1985
RILB Joe Kelly 23 1 10 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 11th pick / 1986
ROLB Reggie Williams 33 11 15 6.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 82nd pick / 1976
LCB Ray Horton 27 4 8 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1983
RCB Lewis Billups 24 1 11 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 38th pick / 1986
SS David Fulcher 23 1 11 3.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 78th pick / 1986
FS Robert Jackson 29 5 12 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 11th / 285th pick / 1981
 Special Teams Starters
K Jim Breech 31 8 0 24 of 30 field goals & 25 of 27 extra points Detroit Lions / 8th / 206th pick / 1978
P Scott Fulhage 26 Rook 0 52 punts for a 41.7 average, 0 blocked
PR Mike Martin 27 4 0 28 punt returns for a 9.9 average and 0 td Cincinnati Bengals / 8th / 221st pick / 1983
KR Barney Bussey 25 1 1 21 kick returns for a 19.3 average and 0 td Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 119th pick / 1984

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
61 Doug Aronson 23 2 0 293 6-3 San Diego St. 8/14/1964 Rook 0
35 Chris Barber 23 db 3 3 187 6-0 North Carolina A&T 1/15/1964 Rook 1
53 Leo Barker 28 12 0 226 6-2 New Mexico St. 11/7/1959 3 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 177th pick / 1984
26 Len Bell 23 1 0 201 5-11 Indiana 3/14/1964 Rook 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 76th pick / 1987
16 Ben Bennett 25 1 0 200 6-1 Duke 5/5/1962 Rook 0 Atlanta Falcons / 6th / 148th pick / 1984
79 Bill Berthusen 23 nt 3 3 290 6-5 Iowa St. 6/26/1964 Rook 2 New York Giants / 12th / 321st pick / 1987
24 Lewis Billups 24 RCB 11 11 190 5-11 North Alabama 10/10/1963 1 4 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 38th pick / 1986
74 Brian Blados 25 t 11 4 300 6-5 North Carolina 1/11/1962 3 3 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 28th pick / 1984
32 Nate Borders 24 3 0 190 5-10 Indiana 6/11/1963 Rook 0
55 Ed Brady 25 12 0 238 6-2 Illinois 6/17/1962 3 1 Los Angeles Rams / 8th / 215th pick / 1984
3 Jim Breech 31 K 12 0 161 5-6 California 4/11/1956 8 4 Detroit Lions / 8th / 206th pick / 1978
34 Louis Breeden 34 db 8 2 185 5-11 North Carolina Central 10/26/1953 9 2 Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 187th pick / 1977
18 Adrian Breen 22 qb 2 1 183 6-4 Morehead St. 1/11/1965 Rook 0
21 James Brooks 29 RB 9 7 180 5-10 Auburn 12/28/1958 6 4 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 24th pick / 1981
81 Eddie Brown 25 WR 12 12 185 6-0 Miami (FL) 12/17/1962 2 5 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 13th pick / 1985
86 Ken Brown 22 wr 3 3 175 5-8 Southern Arkansas 3/10/1965 Rook 0
80 Tom Brown 24 2 0 190 6-4 Augustana (SD) 12/24/1963 Rook 0
99 Jason Buck 24 12 0 268 6-5 BYU 7/27/1963 Rook 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 17th pick / 1987
27 Barney Bussey 25 KR 12 1 215 6-0 South Carolina St. 5/20/1962 1 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 119th pick / 1984
56 Toney Catchings 22 3 0 236 6-3 Cincinnati 8/11/1965 Rook 1
80 Cris Collinsworth 28 WR 8 6 192 6-5 Florida 1/27/1959 6 4 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 37th pick / 1981
72 Keith Cupp 23 t 3 3 301 6-6 Findlay 6/20/1964 Rook 2
93 Kiki DeAyala 26 lb 12 2 225 6-1 Texas 10/23/1961 1 2 Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 152nd pick / 1983
67 David Douglas 24 c 12 4 280 6-4 Tennessee 3/20/1963 1 3 Cincinnati Bengals / 8th / 204th pick / 1986
70 James Eaddy 24 2 0 280 6-2 C.W. Post,New York Tech 5/31/1963 Rook 0
73 Eddie Edwards 33 LDE 14 14 256 6-5 Miami (FL) 4/25/1954 10 6 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 3rd pick / 1977
7 Boomer Esiason 26 QB 12 12 224 6-5 Maryland 4/17/1961 3 11 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 38th pick / 1984
96 Willie Fears 23 de 3 1 278 6-3 NW State (LA) 6/4/1964 Rook 0
52 Tom Flaherty 23 lb 3 3 223 6-3 Northwestern 9/24/1964 Rook 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 11th / 294th pick / 1986
71 John Fletcher 22 3 0 293 6-3 Texas A&M-Kingsville 8/22/1965 Rook 0
39 Pat Franklin 24 2 0 232 6-1 Texas St.,Houston 8/16/1963 1 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 177th pick / 1986
33 David Fulcher 23 SS 11 11 236 6-3 Arizona St. 9/28/1964 1 5 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 78th pick / 1986
17 Scott Fulhage 26 P 11 0 191 5-11 Kansas St. 1/17/1961 Rook 2
71 Mike Hammerstein 24 11 0 270 6-4 Michigan 3/3/1963 1 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 65th pick / 1986
89 Ira Hillary 25 11 0 190 5-10 South Carolina 11/13/1962 Rook 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 8th / 210th pick / 1985
82 Rodney Holman 27 TE 12 12 238 6-3 Tulane 4/20/1960 5 4 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 82nd pick / 1982
10 Greg Horne 23 4 0 188 6-0 Arkansas 11/22/1964 Rook 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 139th pick / 1987
20 Ray Horton 27 LCB 12 8 189 5-10 Washington 4/12/1960 4 3 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1983
31 Gary Hunt 24 db 3 3 175 5-11 Memphis 10/28/1963 Rook 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 152nd pick / 1986
92 Tim Inglis 23 lb 8 3 232 6-3 Toledo 3/10/1964 Rook 1
37 Robert Jackson 29 FS 12 12 184 5-10 Central Michigan 10/10/1958 5 5 Cincinnati Bengals / 11th / 285th pick / 1981
87 Curtis Jeffries 23 3 0 236 6-4 Louisville 10/26/1964 Rook 0
36 Stanford Jennings 25 rb 12 5 205 6-1 Furman 3/12/1962 3 4 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 65th pick / 1984
30 Bill Johnson 27 rb 11 4 230 6-2 Arkansas St. 10/31/1960 2 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 38th pick / 1984 Supp
43 Mark Johnson 23 db 3 3 194 6-1 West. Kentucky 3/20/1964 Rook 1
84 Eric Kattus 24 11 0 240 6-5 Michigan 3/4/1963 1 2 Cincinnati Bengals / 4th / 91st pick / 1986
58 Joe Kelly 23 RILB 10 10 227 6-2 Washington 12/11/1964 1 4 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 11th pick / 1986
90 Emanuel King 24 LOLB 12 12 250 6-4 Alabama 8/15/1963 2 5 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 25th pick / 1985
28 Larry Kinnebrew 28 FB 11 8 255 6-1 Tennessee St. 6/11/1959 4 4 Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 165th pick / 1983
64 Bruce Kozerski 25 c 8 4 287 6-4 Holy Cross 4/2/1962 3 2 Cincinnati Bengals / 9th / 231st pick / 1984
69 Tim Krumrie* 27 NT 12 12 270 6-2 Wisconsin 5/20/1960 4 10 Cincinnati Bengals / 10th / 276th pick / 1983
23 Marc Logan 22 rb 3 3 217 6-0 Kentucky 5/9/1965 Rook 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 130th pick / 1987
9 Massimo Manca 23 3 0 211 5-10 Penn St. 3/18/1964 Rook 0
44 Aaron Manning 26 3 0 178 5-10 Iowa St. 8/26/1961 Rook 0
58 Sam Manos 25 c 3 3 265 6-3 Marshall 10/2/1962 Rook 1
88 Mike Martin 27 PR 12 0 186 5-10 Illinois 11/18/1960 4 3 Cincinnati Bengals / 8th / 221st pick / 1983
72 Skip McClendon 23 12 0 282 6-6 Northwestern,Arizona St. 4/9/1964 Rook 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 77th pick / 1987
40 David McCluskey 24 rb 3 3 227 6-1 Georgia 11/5/1963 Rook 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 10th / 269th pick / 1987
85 Tim McGee 23 wr 11 6 183 5-10 Tennessee 8/7/1964 1 3 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 21st pick / 1986
85 Greg Meehan 24 wr 3 3 191 6-0 Bowling Green 4/27/1963 Rook 0
65 Max Montoya 31 RG 10 9 282 6-5 UCLA 5/12/1956 8 5 Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 168th pick / 1979
78 Anthony Munoz*+ 29 LT 11 11 278 6-6 USC 8/19/1958 7 10 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 3rd pick / 1980
42 Robert Niehoff 23 3 0 205 6-2 Cincinnati 5/9/1964 Rook 0
81 Marquis Pleasant 22 3 0 172 6-2 SMU 6/28/1965 Rook 0
61 Billy Poe 23 g 3 3 280 6-3 Morehead St. 4/26/1964 Rook 1
75 Bruce Reimers 27 LG 10 8 285 6-7 Iowa St. 9/28/1960 3 4 Cincinnati Bengals / 8th / 204th pick / 1984
67 Jeff Reinke 25 de 1 1 262 6-4 Mankato St. 9/12/1962 Rook 0 Los Angeles Raiders / 10th / 275th pick / 1986
46 Dan Rice 24 3 0 241 6-1 Michigan 11/9/1963 Rook 0
68 Tom Richey 26 3 0 274 6-4 Kentucky 6/13/1961 Rook 0
87 Jim Riggs 24 9 0 245 6-5 Clemson 9/29/1963 Rook 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 4th / 103rd pick / 1987
66 Bob Riley 23 t 3 3 276 6-5 Indiana 6/23/1964 Rook 2 Minnesota Vikings / 10th / 267th pick / 1987
50 Dave Rimington 27 C 8 8 288 6-3 Nebraska 5/22/1960 4 4 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 25th pick / 1983
83 Dave Romasko 24 rb 3 3 241 6-3 Idaho,Carroll (MT) 11/3/1963 Rook 0
82 Wade Russell 24 3 0 250 6-4 Taylor 8/16/1963 Rook 0
15 Turk Schonert 30 11 0 191 6-1 Stanford 1/15/1957 6 0 Chicago Bears / 9th / 242nd pick / 1980
59 Scott Schutt 24 3 0 218 6-4 North Dakota St. 8/31/1963 Rook 0
55 Lance Sellers 24 lb 3 3 230 6-1 Boise St. 2/24/1963 Rook 1 Miami Dolphins / 6th / 155th pick / 1987
84 Reggie Sims 25 1 0 253 6-4 Northern Illinois 7/30/1962 Rook 0
70 Jim Skow 24 RDE 12 12 253 6-3 Nebraska 6/29/1963 1 5 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 58th pick / 1986
25 Daryl Smith 24 db 3 3 185 5-9 North Alabama 5/8/1963 Rook 2 Denver Broncos / 9th / 249th pick / 1985
76 Jeff Smith 25 de 3 2 248 6-4 Air Force 5/4/1962 Rook 1
62 Ken Smith 27 3 0 285 6-2 Evansville,Miami (OH) 10/16/1960 Rook 0
22 Eric Thomas 23 db 12 3 184 5-11 Tulane 9/11/1964 Rook 2 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 49th pick / 1987
77 Mark Tigges 23 t 3 3 290 6-3 West. Illinois 2/5/1964 Rook 2
84 Rodney Tweet 23 2 0 195 6-1 South Dakota 2/20/1964 Rook 0
11 Dave Walter 23 qb 3 2 230 6-3 Michigan Tech 12/9/1964 Rook 1 New York Giants / 11th / 307th pick / 1987
63 Joe Walter 24 RT 12 12 292 6-7 Texas Tech 6/18/1963 2 6 Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 181st pick / 1985
51 David Ward 23 3 0 230 6-2 Southern Arkansas 3/10/1964 Rook 0
51 Leon White 24 12 0 240 6-3 BYU 10/4/1963 1 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 123rd pick / 1986
41 Solomon Wilcots 23 12 0 189 5-11 Colorado 10/9/1964 Rook 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 8th / 215th pick / 1987
57 Reggie Williams 33 ROLB 15 15 228 6-1 Dartmouth 9/19/1954 11 6 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 82nd pick / 1976
49 Dana Wright 24 5 0 219 6-1 Kent St.,Findlay 6/2/1963 Rook 1 New York Giants / 9th / 251st pick / 1987
91 Carl Zander 24 LILB 12 12 235 6-2 Tennessee 4/12/1963 2 5 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1985
Team Total 24.9 15 230.9 6-1.9 1.5