Before we get ready to watch the Bengals play on Sunday, we wanted to highlight some fun trivia about our hometown team. How many can you answer correctly?
How many times have the Bengals been to the Super Bowl before this year? Which team did they play?
What offensive strategy, implemented by Head Coach Sam Wyche in 1988, did the Bengals begin using regardless of the time left in the game, making them the first team to do so?
What QB led the Cincinnati Bengals to Super Bowl XVI?
Which Cincinnati player legally changed his name to match his jersey number?
What touchdown dance, invented by Bengals’ fullback Elbert Woods in the 1980s, is still copied in touchdown celebrations to this day?
The Ickey Shuffle.
Which Cincinnati running back set a single-game NFL rushing record on October 22, 2000?
Bengals’ player Bob Johnson was the first and only Bengal to have his jersey number retired. What position did he play?
Who is Cincinnati's all-time leading scorer with 1,151 points?
What company makes the Lombardi trophy for the Super Bowl winners, and how much does it cost?
The Lombardi Trophy is made each year by Tiffany & Co. and is valued at about $50,000.
What former WWF pro wrestler played for the Bengals during the strike games of 1987?
Flyin' Brian Pillman
What high-percentage passing offense was invented by Bengals Assistant Coach Bill Walsh, despite its misleading geographical moniker?
West Coast Offense
Long-time Bengals guard and color commentator on Bengals radio, Dave Lapham once blocked for what famous RB when they were teammates for the USFLs New Jersey Generals?
Which three Bengals were voted to the 2022 NFL Pro Bowl Game?
Wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase, defensive end Trey Hendrickson and running back Joe Mixon.
When was the last time the Bengals went to the Super Bowl?
How much money did each player make playing in the Super Bowl in 2021?
In 2021, the winners took home $250,000, while the losers took home $185,000
The highest scoring super bowl was Super Bowl XXIX between the San Francisco 49ers and the San Diego Chargers. How many total points were scored in that game?
The Super Bowl winning team receives about 150 gem-encrusted Super Bowl rings for players, coaches, and other important members of the organization. How much do these rings cost in total?
The total for the set adds up to about $5 million.
Who has won Super Bowl MVP the most times?
Newly retired, Tom Brady