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2002 Cincinnati Bengals

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2-14-0, Finished 4th in AFC North Division  · 2002 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -10.5, Offense: -3.6, Defense: -6.9, SoS: 0.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 279 points (17.4/g), 28th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 456 points (28.5/g), 32nd.
 Differential of -177 points (-11.1/g), 32nd.  Expected W-L: 3.8-12.2.

Coach: Dick LeBeau (2-14-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Bob Bratkowski
 Defensive Coordinator: Mark Duffner
 Other Notable Asst.: Kevin Coyle (Secondary)

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

Starters

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Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Jon Kitna 30 5 12 294 for 473, 3,178 yards, 16 td, 16 int, & 24 rushes for 57 yards and 4 td
RB Corey Dillon 28 5 16 314 rushes for 1,311 yards, 7 td, & 43 catches for 298 yards and 0 td Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1997
FB Lorenzo Neal* 32 9 8 9 rushes for 31 yards, 0 td, & 21 catches for 133 yards and 1 td New Orleans Saints / 4th / 89th pick / 1993
WR Chad Johnson 24 1 14 69 catches for 1,166 yards, 5 td Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 36th pick / 2001
WR Peter Warrick 25 2 10 53 catches for 606 yards, 6 td, & 8 rushes for 22 yards and 0 td Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 4th pick / 2000
TE Matt Schobel 24 Rook 10 27 catches for 212 yards, 2 td Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 67th pick / 2002
LT Levi Jones 23 Rook 14 1 fumble recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 10th pick / 2002
LG Matt O'Dwyer 30 7 16 2 fumbles recovered New York Jets / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1995
C Rich Braham 32 8 15 Arizona Cardinals / 3rd / 76th pick / 1994
RG Mike Goff 26 4 13 1 fumble recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 78th pick / 1998
RT Willie Anderson 27 6 16 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 10th pick / 1996
 Defensive Starters
LDE Bernard Whittington 31 8 11 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered
LDT Oliver Gibson 30 7 9 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 120th pick / 1995
RDT Tony Williams 27 5 16 5.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 151st pick / 1997
RDE Justin Smith 23 1 16 6.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 4th pick / 2001
LLB Canute Curtis 28 5 11 Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 176th pick / 1997
MLB Brian Simmons 27 4 15 3.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 17th pick / 1998
RLB Takeo Spikes 26 4 16 1.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 5 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 13th pick / 1998
LCB Jeff Burris 30 8 13 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Buffalo Bills / 1st / 27th pick / 1994
RCB Artrell Hawkins 26 4 15 2.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1998
SS JoJuan Armour 26 3 8 Oakland Raiders / 7th / 224th pick / 1999
FS Cory Hall 26 3 14 2.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 65th pick / 1999
 Special Teams Starters
K Neil Rackers 26 2 0 15 of 18 field goals & 30 of 32 extra points Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 169th pick / 2000
P Nick Harris 24 1 0 65 punts for a 40.1 average, 1 blocked Denver Broncos / 4th / 120th pick / 2001
PR T.J. Houshmandzadeh 25 1 5 24 punt returns for a 4.9 average and 0 td Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 204th pick / 2001
KR Brandon Bennett 29 4 0 49 kick returns for a 25.1 average and 1 td

Roster

No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
71 Willie Anderson 27 RT 16 16 340 6-5 Auburn 7/11/1975 6 7 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 10th pick / 1996
33 JoJuan Armour 26 SS 16 8 220 5-11 Miami (OH) 7/10/1976 3 3 Oakland Raiders / 7th / 224th pick / 1999
36 Brandon Bennett 29 KR 12 0 220 5-11 South Carolina 2/3/1973 4 3
96 Vaughn Booker 34 lde 6 5 290 6-5 Cincinnati 2/24/1968 8 2
74 Rich Braham 32 C 15 15 305 6-4 West Virginia 11/6/1970 8 6 Arizona Cardinals / 3rd / 76th pick / 1994
88 Sean Brewer 25 te 3 2 255 6-4 San Jose St. 10/5/1977 Rook 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 66th pick / 2001
21 Jeff Burris 30 LCB 16 13 190 6-0 Notre Dame 6/7/1972 8 4 Buffalo Bills / 1st / 27th pick / 1994
98 Canute Curtis 28 LLB 16 11 250 6-2 West Virginia 8/4/1974 5 4 Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 176th pick / 1997
28 Corey Dillon 28 RB 16 16 225 6-1 Washington 10/24/1974 5 10 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1997
10 Travis Dorsch 23 1 0 227 6-6 Purdue 9/4/1979 Rook 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 4th / 109th pick / 2002
81 Ron Dugans 25 wr 16 5 205 6-2 Florida St. 4/27/1977 2 3 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 66th pick / 2000
87 Chris Edmonds 24 8 0 250 6-3 West Virginia 1/1/1978 Rook 0
83 Danny Farmer 25 wr 8 1 217 6-3 UCLA 5/21/1977 2 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 103rd pick / 2000
12 Gus Frerotte 31 qb 4 3 237 6-3 Tulsa 7/31/1971 8 1 Washington Redskins / 7th / 197th pick / 1994
99 Oliver Gibson 30 LDT 9 9 304 6-2 Notre Dame 3/15/1972 7 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 120th pick / 1995
42 LaVar Glover 24 2 0 177 5-9 Cincinnati 12/17/1978 Rook 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 212th pick / 2002
63 Mike Goff 26 RG 13 13 306 6-5 Iowa 1/6/1976 4 5 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 78th pick / 1998
62 Brock Gutierrez 29 c 16 1 304 6-3 Central Michigan 9/25/1973 5 1
26 Cory Hall 26 FS 14 14 213 6-0 Fresno St. 12/5/1976 3 5 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 65th pick / 1999
8 Nick Harris 24 P 15 0 218 6-2 California 7/23/1978 1 1 Denver Broncos / 4th / 120th pick / 2001
27 Artrell Hawkins 26 RCB 15 15 190 5-10 Cincinnati 11/24/1976 4 6 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 43rd pick / 1998
84 T.J. Houshmandzadeh 25 PR 16 5 197 6-1 Oregon St. 9/26/1977 1 4 Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 204th pick / 2001
25 Ligarius Jennings 25 9 0 202 5-8 Tennessee St. 11/3/1977 1 0
85 Chad Johnson 24 WR 16 14 192 6-1 Langston,Oregon St. 1/9/1978 1 9 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 36th pick / 2001
50 Riall Johnson 24 12 0 243 6-3 Stanford 4/20/1978 1 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 168th pick / 2001
32 Rudi Johnson 23 7 0 220 5-10 Auburn 10/1/1979 1 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 4th / 100th pick / 2001
76 Levi Jones 23 LT 16 14 310 6-5 Arizona St. 8/24/1979 Rook 6 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 10th pick / 2002
34 Kevin Kaesviharn 26 lcb 16 5 194 6-1 Augustana (SD) 8/29/1976 1 3
3 Jon Kitna 30 QB 14 12 220 6-2 Central Washington 9/21/1972 5 9
77 Victor Leyva 25 10 0 315 6-4 Arizona St. 12/18/1977 Rook 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 135th pick / 2001
30 Nick Luchey 25 fb 16 3 270 6-2 Miami (FL) 3/30/1977 3 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 5th / 135th pick / 1999
44 Marquand Manuel 23 SS 15 8 209 6-0 Florida 7/11/1979 Rook 3 Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 181st pick / 2002
37 Reggie Myles 23 9 0 185 5-11 Alabama 10/10/1979 Rook 0
41 Lorenzo Neal* 32 FB 16 8 255 5-11 Fresno St. 12/27/1970 9 1 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 89th pick / 1993
72 Matt O'Dwyer 30 LG 16 16 305 6-5 Northwestern 9/1/1972 7 7 New York Jets / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1995
92 Eric Ogbogu 27 12 0 270 6-4 Maryland 7/18/1975 4 1 New York Jets / 6th / 163rd pick / 1998
31 Jason Perry 26 2 0 200 6-0 North Carolina St. 8/1/1976 3 0 San Diego Chargers / 4th / 104th pick / 1999
5 Neil Rackers 26 K 16 0 205 6-0 Illinois 8/16/1976 2 3 Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 169th pick / 2000
79 Scott Rehberg 29 g 16 3 325 6-8 Central Michigan 11/17/1973 5 2 New England Patriots / 7th / 230th pick / 1997
20 Mark Roman 25 db 13 1 200 5-11 LSU 3/26/1977 2 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 34th pick / 2000
57 Adrian Ross 27 llb 16 6 245 6-2 Colorado St. 2/19/1975 4 3
89 Matt Schobel 24 TE 16 10 257 6-5 Texas A&M,TCU 11/4/1978 Rook 2 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 67th pick / 2002
56 Brian Simmons 27 MLB 16 15 244 6-3 North Carolina 6/21/1975 4 6 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 17th pick / 1998
11 Akili Smith 27 qb 1 1 220 6-3 Oregon 8/21/1975 3 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 3rd pick / 1999
90 Justin Smith 23 RDE 16 16 270 6-4 Missouri 9/30/1979 1 7 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 4th pick / 2001
68 Ron Smith 24 5 0 308 6-3 Baylor,Lane 8/18/1978 Rook 0
59 Armegis Spearman 24 7 0 251 6-2 Mississippi 4/5/1978 2 0
51 Takeo Spikes 26 RLB 16 16 242 6-2 Auburn 12/17/1976 4 7 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 13th pick / 1998
48 Brad St. Louis 26 16 0 247 6-3 SW Missouri St. 8/19/1976 2 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 7th / 210th pick / 2000
70 Glen Steele 28 ldt 16 7 300 6-4 Michigan 10/4/1974 4 3 Cincinnati Bengals / 4th / 105th pick / 1998
86 Tony Stewart 23 3 0 260 6-5 Penn St. 8/9/1979 1 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 147th pick / 2001
24 Lamont Thompson 24 13 0 220 6-1 Washington St. 7/30/1978 Rook 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 2nd / 41st pick / 2002
80 Peter Warrick 25 WR 15 10 192 5-11 Florida St. 6/19/1977 2 5 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 4th pick / 2000
73 Richmond Webb 35 t 4 4 325 6-6 Texas A&M 1/11/1967 12 2 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 9th pick / 1990
82 Michael Westbrook 30 wr 9 4 220 6-3 Colorado 7/7/1972 7 1 Washington Redskins / 1st / 4th pick / 1995
97 Bernard Whittington 31 LDE 16 11 290 6-5 Indiana 8/20/1971 8 5
94 Tony Williams 27 RDT 16 16 296 6-2 Memphis 7/9/1975 5 6 Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 151st pick / 1997
55 Reinard Wilson 29 16 0 270 6-2 Florida St. 12/17/1973 5 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 14th pick / 1997
Team Total 26.6 16 246.8 6-2.1 3.3