1978 Cincinnati Bengals Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 4-12
Finishing 4th in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Homer Rice (4-7)
Coach: Bill Johnson (0-5)
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
1978 Cincinnati Bengals Statistics
1978 Cincinnati Bengals Results

The Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League ended the 1978 season with a record of 4 wins and 12 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference.

The Bengals scored 252 points, and the defensive unit surrendered 284. Pete Johnson carried the ball for a team-best 762 yards for Cincinnati.

Ken Anderson threw for 2,219 yards. Isaac Curtis paced all receivers, grabbing 47 passes for 737 yards.

Dick Jauron picked off 4 opponent throws.

Homer Rice and Bill Johnson coached the team.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
14Ken AndersonQBFebruary 15, 19496'2"212Augustana (IL)Batavia, IL USA1212
10Chris BahrKFebruary 3, 19535'10"170Penn St.State College, PA USA160
84Don BassTEMarch 11, 19566'2"219HoustonFort Worth, TX USA160
34Louis BreedenLCBOctober 26, 19535'11"185North Carolina CentralHamlet, NC USA160
82Billy BrooksWRAugust 20, 19536'3"204OklahomaHouston, TX USA1512
79Ross BrownerRDEMarch 22, 19546'3"262Notre DameWarren, OH USA110
74Glenn BujnochLGDecember 20, 19536'5"260Texas A&MHouston, TX USA1616
67Gary BurleyLDEDecember 8, 19526'3"272PittsburghUrbancrest, OH USA160
58Blair BushCNovember 25, 19566'3"268WashingtonFort Hood, TX USA1616
50Glenn CameronLLBFebruary 21, 19536'2"225FloridaMiami, FL USA150
42Boobie ClarkRBNovember 8, 19506'2"245Bethune-CookmanJacksonville, FL USA140
24Marvin CobbSSAugust 6, 19536'0"189USCDetroit, MI USA160
81Jim CorbettTEFebruary 22, 19556'4"218PittsburghBrockton, MA USA160
85Isaac CurtisWROctober 20, 19506'1"192CaliforniaSanta Ana, CA USA160
25Tony DavisRBJanuary 21, 19535'11"212NebraskaTecumseh, NE USA140
56Tom DePasoLBFebruary 22, 19566'2"222Penn St.White Plains, NY USA120
51Chris DevlinLBNovember 22, 19536'2"226Penn St.Wexford, PA USA11
52Tom DinkelLBJuly 25, 19566'3"240KansasTopeka, KS USA160
66Mark DonahueGJanuary 29, 19566'3"256MichiganEvergreen Park, IL USA150
73Eddie EdwardsRDTApril 25, 19546'5"256Miami (FL)Sumter, SC USA160
36Lenvil ElliottRBSeptember 2, 19516'0"205Truman St.Lexington, MO USA100
45Archie GriffinRBAugust 21, 19545'9"189Ohio St.Columbus, OH USA160
44Ray GriffinKRJune 29, 19565'10"186Ohio St.Columbus, OH USA150
53Bo HarrisLBJanuary 16, 19536'3"225LSULeesville, LA USA80
16Rob HertelQBFebruary 21, 19556'2"195USCMontebello, CA USA30
76Vern HollandRTJune 27, 19486'5"268Tennessee St.San Antonio, TX USA160
72Ron HuntTJanuary 27, 19556'6"261OregonLos Angeles, CA USA30
30Dick JauronDBOctober 7, 19506'0"190YaleSwampscott, MA USA160
46Pete JohnsonFBMarch 2, 19546'0"252Ohio St.Fort Valley, GA USA1611
54Bob JohnsonCAugust 19, 19466'5"262TennesseeGary, IN USA130
62Dave LaphamRGJune 24, 19526'4"259SyracuseMelrose, MA USA160
83Dennis LawPRApril 4, 19556'1"179East Tennessee St.Commerce, GA USA140
55Jim LeClairMLBOctober 30, 19506'3"234North DakotaSt. Paul, MN USA160
71Rufus MayesT-GDecember 5, 19476'5"260Ohio St.Clarksdale, AR USA90
87Pat McInallyPMay 7, 19536'6"210HarvardVilla Park, CA USA160
21Melvin MorganDBMarch 31, 19536'0"183Miss. Valley St.Gulfport, MS USA150
32Scott PerryFSMarch 11, 19546'0"180WilliamsPleasanton, CA USA130
59Ray PhillipsLBMarch 18, 19546'4"224NebraskaFordyce, AR USA20
68Dave PureiforyDE-DTJuly 12, 19496'1"260East. MichiganPensacola, FL USA70
11John ReavesQBMarch 2, 19506'3"210FloridaAnniston, AL USA94
13Ken RileyRCBAugust 6, 19475'11"181Florida A&MBartow, FL USA160
51Tom RuudLBJuly 26, 19536'3"223NebraskaOliva, MN USA70
59Ron ShumonLBDecember 11, 19556'1"230Wichita St.Flint, MI USA130
22Deacon TurnerRBJanuary 2, 19555'11"212San Diego St.Jackson, MS USA165
78Ted VincentDTAugust 10, 19566'4"262Wichita St.O'Fallon, MO USA160
88Rick WalkerTEMay 28, 19556'4"235UCLASanta Ana, CA USA150
75Wilson WhitleyLDTApril 28, 19556'3"265HoustonBrenham, TX USA1616
57Reggie WilliamsRLBSeptember 19, 19546'1"228DartmouthFlint, MI USA160
77Mike WilsonLTMay 28, 19556'5"275GeorgiaNorfolk, VA USA90



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