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2000 Cincinnati Bengals

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4-12-0, Finished 5th in AFC Central Division  · 2000 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -10.5, Offense: -8.1, Defense: -2.4, SoS: 0.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 185 points (11.6/g), 30th of 31 in the NFL. Allowed 359 points (22.4/g), 21st.
 Differential of -174 points (-10.9/g), 29th.  Expected W-L: 2.8-13.2.

Coach: Bruce Coslet (0-3-0) and Dick LeBeau (4-9-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Ken Anderson
 Defensive Coordinator: Dick LeBeau
 Other Notable Asst.: Ray Horton (Defensive Backs Coach)

Stadium: Paul Brown Stadium
 Training Camp: Georgetown College (Georgetown, Kentucky)

Team Info

Principal Owner/President/General Manager Mike Brown
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing Average Drive
PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD #Dr Sc% TO% Start Time Plays Yds Pts
Team Offense 185 4260 1001 4.3 35 21 26 254 207 454 1946 6 14 3.8 109 495 2314 13 4.7 119 189 16.4 15.3 Own 28.3 2:18 5.41 22.3 0.89
Team Defense 359 5487 1068 5.1 21 12 24 307 318 538 3562 26 9 6.3 182 504 1925 12 3.8 101 195 32.8 14.9 Own 36.0 2:41 5.7 28.1 1.76
Lg Rank Offense 30 29 24 31 26 27 31 31 8 31 9 2 17 5 30 11 31 29 22 27 30
Lg Rank Defense 21 22 27 18 18 18 23 27 30 22 28 24 12 7 10 28 30 22 22 19 22

Team Games & Schedule

Preseason Games Score Offense Defense Expected Points
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO Offense Defense Sp. Tms
Regular Season
2 Sun September 10 boxscore L 0-1 Cleveland Browns 7 24 17 318 207 111 3 17 354 249 105 1 -6.98 0.78 -7.53
3 Sun September 17 boxscore L 0-2 @ Jacksonville Jaguars 0 13 14 233 162 71 4 15 241 157 84 1 -23.41 16.01 -7.99
4 Sun September 24 boxscore L 0-3 @ Baltimore Ravens 0 37 7 94 90 4 4 27 391 215 176 1 -23.36 -11.69 -3.61
5 Sun October 1 boxscore L 0-4 Miami Dolphins 16 31 24 350 159 191 1 18 302 143 159 2 -5.06 -7.72 -4.26
6 Sun October 8 boxscore L 0-5 Tennessee Titans 14 23 7 213 84 129 2 21 417 214 203 2 -11.88 6.54 -6.32
7 Sun October 15 boxscore L 0-6 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 0 15 12 232 112 120 3 13 274 171 103 -28.82 12.32 2.25
8 Sun October 22 boxscore W 1-6 Denver Broncos 31 21 15 421 14 407 1 32 500 358 142 3 13.21 -11.09 7.00
9 Sun October 29 boxscore W 2-6 @ Cleveland Browns 12 3 18 253 61 192 1 10 182 128 54 1 -14.20 23.15 3.47
10 Sun November 5 boxscore L 2-7 Baltimore Ravens 7 27 11 174 130 44 1 19 378 236 142 -19.29 -2.38 3.92
11 Sun November 12 boxscore L 2-8 @ Dallas Cowboys 6 23 15 195 56 139 2 22 405 308 97 1 -19.19 -5.19 3.40
12 Sun November 19 boxscore L 2-9 @ New England Patriots 13 16 25 365 228 137 2 17 291 252 39 1 -0.04 1.38 -2.08
13 Sun November 26 boxscore L 2-10 Pittsburgh Steelers 28 48 23 309 100 209 3 21 372 187 185 -1.17 -15.50 -5.75
14 Sun December 3 boxscore W 3-10 Arizona Cardinals 24 13 27 398 106 292 1 15 340 268 72 2 11.24 -0.73 -1.72
15 Sun December 10 boxscore L 3-11 @ Tennessee Titans 3 35 9 171 111 60 21 443 331 112 1 -21.02 -15.06 4.40
16 Sun December 17 boxscore W 4-11 Jacksonville Jaguars 17 14 15 263 157 106 4 17 276 162 114 1 -9.06 1.43 10.83
17 Sun December 24 boxscore L 4-12 @ Philadelphia Eagles 7 16 15 271 169 102 3 22 321 183 138 4 -12.61 10.49 -4.83

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
11 Akili Smith 25 QB 12 11 2-9-0 118 267 44.2 1253 3 1.1 6 2.2 46 4.7 3.9 10.6 104.4 52.8 36 191 3.50 2.81 11.9
19 Scott Mitchell 32 qb 8 5 2-3-0 89 187 47.6 966 3 1.6 8 4.3 38 5.2 3.6 10.9 120.8 50.8 16 82 4.35 2.88 7.9 1 1
Team Total 26.0 16 4-12-0 207 454 45.6 2219 6 1.3 14 3.1 46 4.9 3.8 10.7 138.7 52.0 52 273 3.85 2.84 10.3 1 1
Opp Total 16 318 538 59.1 3730 26 4.8 9 1.7 6.9 7.15 11.7 233.1 89.4 26 168 6.3 6.5 4.6

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
28 Corey Dillon* 26 RB 16 16 315 1435 7 80 4.6 89.7 19.7 26 18 158 8.8 0 31 1.1 9.9 1593 7 4
36 Brandon Bennett 27 16 0 90 324 3 37 3.6 20.3 5.6 29 19 168 8.8 0 25 1.2 10.5 492 3 2
11 Akili Smith 25 QB 12 11 41 232 0 21 5.7 19.3 3.4 232 0 14
80 Peter Warrick 23 WR 16 16 16 148 2 77 9.3 9.3 1.0 126 51 592 11.6 4 46 3.2 37.0 740 6 2
30 Nick Luchey 23 14 4 10 54 0 13 5.4 3.9 0.7 19 7 84 12.0 0 20 0.5 6.0 138 0 2
19 Scott Mitchell 32 qb 8 5 10 61 1 12 6.1 7.6 1.3 61 1 4
29 Curtis Keaton 24 6 0 6 24 0 8 4.0 4.0 1.0 24 0 0
46 Clif Groce 28 fb 8 6 3 4 0 5 1.3 0.5 0.4 13 11 45 4.1 0 14 1.4 5.6 49 0 0
13 Daniel Pope 25 16 0 2 22 0 22 11.0 1.4 0.1 22 0 1
84 Craig Yeast 24 wr 15 7 1 15 0 15 15.0 1.0 0.1 51 24 301 12.5 0 27 1.6 20.1 316 0 3
5 Neil Rackers 24 16 0 1 -5 0 -5 -5.0 -0.3 0.1 -5 0 0
82 Tony McGee 29 TE 14 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 49 26 309 11.9 1 39 1.9 22.1 309 1 0
83 Danny Farmer 23 13 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 33 19 268 14.1 0 38 1.5 20.6 268 0 1
81 Ron Dugans 23 wr 14 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 38 14 125 8.9 1 17 1.0 8.9 125 1 0
89 Marco Battaglia 27 TE 16 10 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 36 13 105 8.1 0 15 0.8 6.6 105 0 0
88 Steve Bush 26 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 5 3 39 13.0 0 18 0.2 2.4 39 0 0
Damon Griffin 24 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 9 2 25 12.5 0 16 0.3 3.1 25 0 0
Team Total 26.0 16 495 2314 13 80 4.7 144.6 30.9 434 207 2219 10.7 6 46 12.9 138.7 4533 19 37
Opp Total 16 504 1925 12 3.8 120.3 31.5 318 3562 11.2 26 19.9 222.6 5487 38 22

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
34 Tremain Mack 26 16 0 50 1036 0 50 20.7 1036
84 Craig Yeast 24 wr 15 7 34 225 0 27 6.6 7 106 0 29 15.1 647
Damon Griffin 24 8 0 1 9 0 9 9.0 8 129 0 29 16.1 163
80 Peter Warrick 23 WR 16 16 7 123 1 82 17.6 863
29 Curtis Keaton 24 6 0 6 100 0 25 16.7 124
88 Steve Bush 26 16 0 3 18 0 8 6.0 57
30 Nick Luchey 23 14 4 2 12 0 12 6.0 150
22 Rodney Heath 26 RCB 13 9 1 22 0 22 22.0 22
Team Total 26.0 16 42 357 1 82 8.5 77 1423 0 50 18.5 6313
Opp Total 16 40 387 0 9.7 42 898 0 21.4

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
13 Daniel Pope 25 16 0 94 3775 57 0 40.2
5 Neil Rackers 24 16 0 5 5 9 5 7 2 21 12 57.1% 21 21 100.0%
Team Total 26.0 16 5 5 9 5 7 2 21 12 57.1% 21 21 100.0% 94 3775 57 0 40.2
Opp Total 16 36 26 72.2% 40 39 97.5% 80 3336 41.7

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
51 Takeo Spikes 24 RLB 16 16 2 12 0 7 0 0 0 3 0 0 2.0 110 18
31 Darryl Williams 30 FS 16 16 1 36 1 36 0 3 0 0 0 0 80 21
59 Armegis Spearman 22 MLB 15 11 1.0 46 24
90 Michael Bankston 30 RDE/L 16 14 50 14
42 Chris Carter 26 SS 16 10 1 6 0 6 0 2 0 1 0 0 1.0 49 11
99 Oliver Gibson 28 LDT 16 16 4.0 43 9
27 Artrell Hawkins 24 rcb 16 6 1 0 1 12 0 43 4
22 Rodney Heath 26 RCB 13 9 0 0 1 0 0 40 4
95 Steve Foley 25 LLB 16 16 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 4.0 34 9
26 Cory Hall 24 ss 16 6 1 12 0 12 0 4.0 36 5
21 Tom Carter 28 LCB 16 11 2 40 0 30 0 36 7
92 John Copeland 30 RDT/R 16 16 0 0 1 4 0 1.0 32 7
57 Adrian Ross 25 13 4 1.0 31 2
94 Jevon Langford 26 11 3 19 3
49 Robert Bean 22 12 4 1 0 0 0 0 17 2
34 Tremain Mack 26 16 0 0 3 1 0 0 12 6
20 Mark Roman 23 8 2 1 0 2 0 0 15 1
70 Glen Steele 26 16 1 2.0 13 4
96 Vaughn Booker 32 LDE 9 9 13 4
55 Reinard Wilson 27 14 0 2 0 1 3 0 3.0 9 6
98 Canute Curtis 26 15 0 2 0 1 0 0 2.0 8 2
93 Tom Barndt 28 rdt 14 5 1 0 1 0 0 7 5
56 Brian Simmons 25 1 1 1.0 7 2
11 Akili Smith 25 QB 12 11 0 14 2 -14 0
52 Billy Granville 26 14 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0
28 Corey Dillon* 26 RB 16 16 0 4 0 0 0
19 Scott Mitchell 32 qb 8 5 0 4 0 -6 0
84 Craig Yeast 24 wr 15 7 0 3 1 0 0
36 Brandon Bennett 27 16 0 0 2 1 0 0
30 Nick Luchey 23 14 4 0 2 1 0 0
80 Peter Warrick 23 WR 16 16 0 2 1 0 0
63 Mike Goff 24 RG 16 16 0 0 2 0 0
13 Daniel Pope 25 16 0 0 1 1 -19 0
71 Willie Anderson 25 RT 16 16 0 0 1 0 0
74 Rich Braham 30 C 9 9 0 1 0 -16 0
83 Danny Farmer 23 13 2 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 26.0 16 9 107 1 36 0 14 37 25 -36 0 26.0 752 170
Opp Total 16 22 10 52 1

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
5 Neil Rackers 24 16 0 21 12 57
28 Corey Dillon* 26 RB 16 16 7 7 42
80 Peter Warrick 23 WR 16 16 2 4 1 7 42
36 Brandon Bennett 27 16 0 3 3 18
81 Ron Dugans 23 wr 14 5 1 1 6
82 Tony McGee 29 TE 14 14 1 1 6
19 Scott Mitchell 32 qb 8 5 1 1 6
31 Darryl Williams 30 FS 16 16 1 1 6
Team Total 26.0 16 13 6 1 1 21 21 12 1 185
Opp Total 16 12 26 2 39 26 1 359

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 2000-09-10 CLE L, 7-24 2 4 pass Ron Dugans 4 yard pass from Akili Smith (Neil Rackers kick)
2 2000-10-01 MIA L, 16-31 1 9 pass Peter Warrick 9 yard pass from Akili Smith (Neil Rackers kick)
3 2000-10-08 TEN L, 14-23 2 80 rush Corey Dillon 80 yard rush (Neil Rackers kick)
4 2000-10-08 TEN L, 14-23 2 36 interception Darryl Williams 36 yard interception return (Neil Rackers kick)
5 2000-10-22 DEN W, 31-21 2 77 rush Peter Warrick 77 yard rush (Neil Rackers kick)
6 2000-10-22 DEN W, 31-21 3 19 rush Brandon Bennett 19 yard rush (Neil Rackers kick)
7 2000-10-22 DEN W, 31-21 4 65 rush Corey Dillon 65 yard rush (Neil Rackers kick)
8 2000-10-22 DEN W, 31-21 4 41 rush Corey Dillon 41 yard rush (Neil Rackers kick)
9 2000-10-29 @ CLE W, 12-3 2 1 rush Corey Dillon 1 yard rush (Neil Rackers kick)
10 2000-11-05 BAL L, 7-27 3 4 rush Peter Warrick 4 yard rush (Neil Rackers kick)
11 2000-11-19 @ NWE L, 13-16 2 13 pass Peter Warrick 13 yard pass from Scott Mitchell (Neil Rackers kick)
12 2000-11-26 PIT L, 28-48 1 37 rush Brandon Bennett 37 yard rush (Neil Rackers kick)
13 2000-11-26 PIT L, 28-48 2 20 rush Corey Dillon 20 yard rush (Neil Rackers kick)
14 2000-11-26 PIT L, 28-48 3 4 rush Corey Dillon 4 yard rush (Neil Rackers kick)
15 2000-11-26 PIT L, 28-48 4 5 pass Peter Warrick 5 yard pass from Akili Smith (Neil Rackers kick)
16 2000-12-03 ARI W, 24-13 1 2 pass Tony McGee 2 yard pass from Scott Mitchell (Neil Rackers kick)
17 2000-12-03 ARI W, 24-13 2 1 rush Corey Dillon 1 yard rush (Neil Rackers kick)
18 2000-12-03 ARI W, 24-13 3 7 rush Brandon Bennett 7 yard rush (Neil Rackers kick)
19 2000-12-17 JAX W, 17-14 3 82 punt Peter Warrick 82 yard punt return (Neil Rackers kick)
20 2000-12-17 JAX W, 17-14 4 12 rush Scott Mitchell 12 yard rush (Neil Rackers kick)
21 2000-12-24 @ PHI L, 7-16 4 17 pass Peter Warrick 17 yard pass from Scott Mitchell (Neil Rackers kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 2000-09-10 CLE W, 24-7 1 16 rush Travis Prentice 16 yard rush (Phil Dawson kick)
2 2000-09-10 CLE W, 24-7 2 5 pass Mark Campbell 5 yard pass from Tim Couch (Phil Dawson kick)
3 2000-09-10 CLE W, 24-7 4 5 pass Marc Edwards 5 yard pass from Tim Couch (Phil Dawson kick)
4 2000-09-17 @ JAX W, 13-0 1 21 pass Keenan McCardell 21 yard pass from Mark Brunell (Steve Lindsey kick)
5 2000-09-24 @ BAL W, 37-0 1 8 pass Travis Taylor 8 yard pass from Tony Banks (Matt Stover kick)
6 2000-09-24 @ BAL W, 37-0 2 11 rush Jamal Lewis 11 yard rush (Matt Stover kick)
7 2000-09-24 @ BAL W, 37-0 2 1 pass Shannon Sharpe 1 yard pass from Tony Banks (Matt Stover kick)
8 2000-09-24 @ BAL W, 37-0 4 1 rush Obafemi Ayanbadejo 1 yard rush (Matt Stover kick)
9 2000-10-01 MIA W, 31-16 2 29 fumble Jason Taylor 29 yard fumble return (Olindo Mare kick)
10 2000-10-01 MIA W, 31-16 3 18 rush Lamar Smith 18 yard rush (Olindo Mare kick)
11 2000-10-01 MIA W, 31-16 3 7 pass Oronde Gadsden 7 yard pass from Jay Fiedler (Olindo Mare kick)
12 2000-10-01 MIA W, 31-16 4 21 pass Oronde Gadsden 21 yard pass from Jay Fiedler (Olindo Mare kick)
13 2000-10-08 TEN W, 23-14 2 19 pass Derrick Mason 19 yard pass from Steve McNair (Al Del Greco kick)
14 2000-10-08 TEN W, 23-14 3 5 rush Eddie George 5 yard rush (Al Del Greco kick)
15 2000-10-15 @ PIT W, 15-0 1 77 pass Hines Ward 77 yard pass from Kent Graham (Kris Brown kick)
16 2000-10-22 DEN L, 21-31 1 1 pass Detron Smith 1 yard pass from Brian Griese (Jason Elam kick)
17 2000-10-22 DEN L, 21-31 2 3 rush Mike Anderson 3 yard rush (Jason Elam kick)
18 2000-10-22 DEN L, 21-31 4 28 pass Rod Smith 28 yard pass from Brian Griese (Jason Elam kick)
19 2000-11-05 BAL W, 27-7 2 14 pass Brandon Stokley 14 yard pass from Trent Dilfer (Matt Stover kick)
20 2000-11-05 BAL W, 27-7 2 18 pass Shannon Sharpe 18 yard pass from Trent Dilfer (Matt Stover kick)
21 2000-11-05 BAL W, 27-7 2 19 pass Shannon Sharpe 19 yard pass from Trent Dilfer (Matt Stover kick)
22 2000-11-12 @ DAL W, 23-6 2 35 pass James McKnight 35 yard pass from Troy Aikman (Tim Seder kick)
23 2000-11-12 @ DAL W, 23-6 3 1 rush Tim Seder 1 yard rush (Tim Seder kick)
24 2000-11-19 @ NWE W, 16-13 1 1 rush Tony Carter 1 yard rush (Adam Vinatieri kick)
25 2000-11-26 PIT W, 48-28 1 34 pass Hines Ward 34 yard pass from Kordell Stewart (Kris Brown kick)
26 2000-11-26 PIT W, 48-28 1 1 rush Kordell Stewart 1 yard rush (Kris Brown kick)
27 2000-11-26 PIT W, 48-28 2 11 pass Mark Bruener 11 yard pass from Kordell Stewart (Kris Brown kick)
28 2000-11-26 PIT W, 48-28 3 45 pass Bobby Shaw 45 yard pass from Kordell Stewart (Kris Brown kick)
29 2000-11-26 PIT W, 48-28 3 7 rush Jerome Bettis 7 yard rush (Kris Brown kick)
30 2000-11-26 PIT W, 48-28 3 22 fumble Jason Gildon 22 yard fumble return (Kris Brown kick)
31 2000-12-03 ARI L, 13-24 3 38 pass David Boston 38 yard pass from Jake Plummer (Cary Blanchard kick)
32 2000-12-03 ARI L, 13-24 4 15 pass David Boston 15 yard pass from Jake Plummer
33 2000-12-10 @ TEN W, 35-3 1 56 pass Yancey Thigpen 56 yard pass from Steve McNair (Al Del Greco kick)
34 2000-12-10 @ TEN W, 35-3 1 5 rush Eddie George 5 yard rush (Al Del Greco kick)
35 2000-12-10 @ TEN W, 35-3 2 7 pass Eddie George 7 yard pass from Steve McNair (Al Del Greco kick)
36 2000-12-10 @ TEN W, 35-3 3 3 pass Eddie George 3 yard pass from Steve McNair (Al Del Greco kick)
37 2000-12-10 @ TEN W, 35-3 4 1 pass Lorenzo Neal 1 yard pass from Neil O'Donnell (Al Del Greco kick)
38 2000-12-17 JAX L, 14-17 2 3 pass Jimmy Smith 3 yard pass from Mark Brunell (Mike Hollis kick)
39 2000-12-17 JAX L, 14-17 3 5 rush Fred Taylor 5 yard rush (Mike Hollis kick)
40 2000-12-24 @ PHI W, 16-7 1 39 pass Charles Johnson 39 yard pass from Donovan McNabb (David Akers kick)