1971 Cincinnati Bengals Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 4-10
Finishing 4th in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Paul Brown (4-10)
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
1971 Cincinnati Bengals Roster
The Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League ended the 1971 season with a record of 4 wins and 10 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference.
Cincinnati chalked up 284 points, while the defensive squad yielded 265. Fred Willis carried the ball for a team-best 590 yards for the Bengals, while Essex Johnson also buoyed the ground attack.
Virgil Carter passed for 1,624 yards. Bob Trumpy paced all receivers, grabbing 40 passes for 531 yards.
Lemar Parrish intercepted 7 opponent throws.
Paul Brown coached the team.
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Regular Season Points For: 284
Regular Season Points Against: 265
|September 19, 1971||Philadelphia Eagles 14 at Cincinnati Bengals 37||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0|
|September 26, 1971||Cincinnati Bengals 10 at Pittsburgh Steelers 21||L||1-0-0||0-1-0||1-1-0|
|October 3, 1971||Cincinnati Bengals 17 at Green Bay Packers 20||L||1-0-0||0-2-0||1-2-0|
|October 10, 1971||Miami Dolphins 23 at Cincinnati Bengals 13||L||1-1-0||0-2-0||1-3-0|
|October 17, 1971||Cleveland Browns 27 at Cincinnati Bengals 24||L||1-2-0||0-2-0||1-4-0|
|October 24, 1971||Cincinnati Bengals 27 at Oakland Raiders 31||L||1-2-0||0-3-0||1-5-0|
|October 31, 1971||Cincinnati Bengals 6 at Houston Oilers 10||L||1-2-0||0-4-0||1-6-0|
|November 7, 1971||Atlanta Falcons 9 at Cincinnati Bengals 6||L||1-3-0||0-4-0||1-7-0|
|November 14, 1971||Cincinnati Bengals 24 at Denver Broncos 10||W||1-3-0||1-4-0||2-7-0|
|November 21, 1971||Houston Oilers 13 at Cincinnati Bengals 28||W||2-3-0||1-4-0||3-7-0|
|November 28, 1971||San Diego Chargers 0 at Cincinnati Bengals 31||W||3-3-0||1-4-0||4-7-0|
|December 5, 1971||Cincinnati Bengals 27 at Cleveland Browns 31||L||3-3-0||1-5-0||4-8-0|
|December 12, 1971||Pittsburgh Steelers 21 at Cincinnati Bengals 13||L||3-4-0||1-5-0||4-9-0|
|December 19, 1971||Cincinnati Bengals 21 at New York Jets 35||L||3-4-0||1-6-0||4-10-0|