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1982 Cincinnati Bengals season
Head Coach Forrest Gregg
Home Field Riverfront Stadium
Results
Record 7–2
Place 3rd AFC
Playoff Finish Lost First Round
Timeline
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1981 1983

The 1982 Cincinnati Bengals season was the team's 15th year in professional football and its 13th with the National Football League.

The Bengals posted a 7–2 record in a strike-shortened season to earn a postseason berth, but lost to the Jets in the first round of the playoffs, 44–17. Ken Anderson led the AFC in passing for the fourth time as the Bengals boasted the second-best offense in the NFL.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

1982 Cincinnati Bengals Draft
Round Pick # Overall Name Position College
1 26 26 Glen Collins Defensive End Mississippi State
2 27 54 Emanuel Weaver Defensive Tackle South Carolina
3 27 82 Rodney Holman Tight End Tulane
4 27 110 Rodney Tate Running Back Texas
5 27 138 Paul Sorensen Defensive Back Washington State
6 27 166 Arthur King Defensive Tackle Grambling
7 27 194 Ben Needham Linebacker Michigan
8 27 222 Kari Yli-Renko Offensive Tackle Cincinnati
9 27 250 James Bennett Wide Receiver Northwestern State
10 27 278 Larry Hogue Defensive Back Utah State
11 26 305 Russell Davis Running Back Idaho
12 27 333 Dan Feraday Quarterback Toronto

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

1982 Cincinnati Bengals Schedule
Date Opponent # Result Score Attendance Stadium
September 12 Houston Oilers W 27–6
52,268
Riverfront Stadium
September 19 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 26–20
53,973
Three Rivers Stadium
November 21 at Philadelphia Eagles W 18–14
65,172
Veterans Stadium
November 28 Los Angeles Raiders W 31–17
53,330
Riverfront Stadium
December 5 at Baltimore Colts W 20–17
23,598
Memorial Stadium
December 12 Cleveland Browns W 23–10
54,305
Riverfront Stadium
December 20 at San Diego Chargers L 50–34
51,296
Jack Murphy Stadium
December 26 Seattle Seahawks W 24–10
55,330
Riverfront Stadium
January 2 at Houston Oilers W 35–27
26,522
Astrodome

StandingsEdit

AFC
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
Los Angeles Raiders 810.889260200
Miami Dolphins 720.778198131
Cincinnati Bengals 720.778232177
Pittsburgh Steelers 630.667204146
San Diego Chargers 630.667288221
New York Jets 630.667245166
New England Patriots 540.556143157
Cleveland Browns 450.444140182
Buffalo Bills 450.444150154
Seattle Seahawks 450.444127147
Kansas City Chiefs 360.333176184
Denver Broncos 270.222148226
Houston Oilers 180.111136245
Baltimore Colts 081.056113236
[1]
Qualified for playoffs

RosterEdit

Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

PlayoffsEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
Wildcard January 9, 1983 New York Jets L 44–17
57,560

Awards and recordsEdit

MilestonesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 294

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