Franchise History

Years Lg Team Name
1970-2020 NFL Cincinnati Bengals
1968-69 AFL Cincinnati Bengals

Top Seasons

Year Record Result
2015 12-4 Lost Wild Card Game
1988 12-4 Lost Super Bowl
1982 7-2 Lost Wild Card Game
1981 12-4 Lost Super Bowl
1976 10-4 Missed Playoffs

Recent Seasons

Year Record Result
2020 4-11 Missed Playoffs
2019 2-14 Missed Playoffs
2018 6-10 Missed Playoffs
2017 7-9 Missed Playoffs
2016 6-9 Missed Playoffs

1st Round Draft Picks

Year Rd/Pick Player
2020 1 / 1 Joe Burrow  QB
2019 1 / 11 Jonah Williams  OT
2018 1 / 21 Billy Price C
2017 1 / 9 John Ross WR
2016 1 / 24 William Jackson CB

Longest Serving GM's

Tenure Years General Manager
1991-21 31 Mike Brown
1968-90 23 Paul Brown

Principal Owners

Tenure Years Owner
1991-21 31 Mike Brown
1968-90 23 Paul Brown
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