1989 Cincinnati Bengals Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-8
Finishing 4th in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Sam Wyche (8-8)
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
1989 Cincinnati Bengals Roster
1989 Cincinnati Bengals Results

The Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League ended the 1989 season with a record of 8 wins and 8 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference.

Cincinnati moved the ball well, scoring 404 points, while the defensive squad yielded 285. Boomer Esiason triggered the aerial attack, slinging for 3,525 yards. Tim McGee paced all receivers, grabbing 65 passes for 1,211 yards. Eddie Brown and Rodney Holman provided receiving help as well.

James Brooks carried the pigskin for a team-best 1,239 yards for the Bengals.

David Fulcher intercepted 8 opponent throws. Jason Buck sacked quarterbacks 6 times.

Sam Wyche coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Boomer Esiason45525856.735257.7286.2112.4743628892.1
Erik Wilhelm563053.64257.647.123.64631787.3
Turk Schonert200.
Totals51328856.139507.7326.2132.574 41332


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
James Brooks22112395.665 7
Eric Ball983914.027 3
Stanford Jennings832933.517 2
Boomer Esiason472785.924 0
Craig Taylor301113.716 3
Ickey Woods29943.212 2
Tim McGee23618.025 0
Erik Wilhelm6305.014 0
John Holifield11201.811 0
Ira Hillary1-2-2.0-2 0
Lee Johnson1-7-7.0-7 0
Totals52924834.765 17


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tim McGee65121118.674 8
Eddie Brown5281415.746 6
Rodney Holman5073614.773 9
James Brooks373068.325 2
Ira Hillary171629.517 1
Mike Martin1516010.721 2
Eric Kattus12937.816 0
Kendal Smith1014014.041 1
Stanford Jennings1011911.943 1
Eric Ball6447.315 0
Jim Riggs5295.80
Craig Taylor44411.018 2
John Garrett22914.518 0
John Holifield2189.014 0
Carl Parker14545.045 0
Totals288395013.774 32


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Jim Breech383797.4141285.773
Jim Gallery1313100.06233.319
Lee Johnson10.00


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Lee Johnson61244640.162
Jim Breech25829.032

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mike Martin151077.117 0
Kendal Smith12544.515 0
Richard Carey3299.713 0
Ira Hillary6193.210 0
Totals362095.817 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Stanford Jennings2652520.233 0
Ira Hillary1422315.929 0
Richard Carey610417.323 0
Kendal Smith56513.019 0
Eric Ball11919.019 0
Craig Taylor155.00
John Holifield100.00
Totals5494117.433 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
David Fulcher88710.922 0
Eric Thomas4184.518 1
Rickey Dixon34715.728 0
Lewis Billups200.00
Joe Kelly12525.025 0
Leon White12222.022 0
Richard Carey155.00
Barney Bussey100.00
Totals212049.728 1


Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Jim Breech1237073
James Brooks7200054
Rodney Holman900054
Tim McGee0800048
Eddie Brown600036
Craig Taylor32000030
Jim Gallery213019
Stanford Jennings21000018
Eric Ball30000018
Mike Martin2000012
Ickey Woods200012
Barney Bussey010006
Leon White010006
Eric Thomas10006
Ira Hillary01000006
Kendal Smith1000006


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