1968 Cincinnati Bengals (AFL) 4th place Western Division 3-11-0 .214
Head Coach: Paul Brown
Defensive Secondary: Tom Bass
Defensive Line: Jack Donaldson
Offensive Backs: Rick Forzano
Offensive Line: Bill Johnson
Offensive Ends: Bill Walsh
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationStadiumAttendanceNotes
Sat8/03/1968HKansas City Chiefs14-38LCincinnati, OHNippert Stadium21682
Sat8/10/1968ADenver Broncos13-15LDenver, COUniversity of Denver Stadium13841
Sat8/17/1968HBuffalo Bills6-10LCincinnati, OHNippert Stadium20111
Sun8/25/1968NPittsburgh Steelers19-3WMorgantown, WVMountaineer Field11500
Fri8/30/1968NNew York Jets13-9WMemphis, TNLiberty Bowl24358
Fri9/06/1968ASan Diego Chargers13-29LSan Diego, CASan Diego Stadium33687
Sun9/15/1968HDenver Broncos24-10WCincinnati, OHNippert Stadium25049
Sun9/22/1968HBuffalo Bills34-23WCincinnati, OHNippert Stadium24045
Sun9/29/1968HSan Diego Chargers10-31LCincinnati, OHNippert Stadium28642
Sun10/06/1968ADenver Broncos7-10LDenver, COBears Stadium41257
Sun10/13/1968AKansas City Chiefs3-13LKansas City, MOMunicipal Stadium47096
Sun10/20/1968HMiami Dolphins22-24LCincinnati, OHNippert Stadium25936
Sun10/27/1968AOakland Raiders10-31LOakland, CAOakland-Alameda County Coliseum37803
Sun11/03/1968HHouston Oilers17-27LCincinnati, OHNippert Stadium24012
Sun11/10/1968HKansas City Chiefs9-16LCincinnati, OHNippert Stadium25537
Sun11/17/1968AMiami Dolphins38-21WMiami, FLOrange Bowl31747
Sun11/24/1968HOakland Raiders0-34LCincinnati, OHNippert Stadium27116
Sun12/01/1968ABoston Patriots14-33LBoston, MAFenway Park17796
Sun12/08/1968ANew York Jets14-27LNew York, NYShea Stadium61111

Non-league game. Playoff game.

A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
Roster Key
No.PlayerPos.Ht.Wt.AgeCollegeGPGS
78Dan ArcherOT6'524524Oregon8
85Marty BaccaglioDE6'324524Marin JC; San Jose State3
38Estes BanksRB6'121023Colorado14
58Al BeauchampLLB-RLB6'223524Southern University14
85Danny BrabhamLLB6'423627Arkansas9
55Frank BuncomRLB6'123629East Los Angeles JC; Southern California12
79Steve ChomyszakDT6'527024Syracuse10
52Paul ElzeyMLB6'323522Toledo4
50Bernie EricksonMLB6'123724Abilene Christian5
72Howard FestROT6'626322Texas14
43Curt FrazierS5'1118323Contra Costa JC; Fresno State14
41White GravesS6'018526Louisiana State2
76Jim GriffinLDE6'325829Grambling State14
89Harry GunnerRDE6'625024Cisco JC; Oregon State14
69Sherrill HeadrickMLB6'222331Texas Christian8
34Ken HerockTE6'223027West Virginia13
56Mike HiblerMLB6'123522Stanford11
20Bobby HuntRS6'118828Auburn14
54Bob JohnsonC6'525722Tennessee14
19Essex JohnsonRB5'919722Grambling State14
74Willie JonesDE6'226026Kansas State1
44Rex KeelingK-DB6'322025Samford1
77Bobby KellyOT6'326128New Mexico State4
65Billy KindricksRDT6'426522Alabama A&M9
47Charley KingRCB6'018525Purdue14
40Ronnie LambRB6'222725South Carolina9
11Dale LivingstonP-K6'021023Eastern Michigan; Western Michigan120
57John MatlockC6'425024Miami (Florida)12
73Pat MatsonROG6'124624Oregon14
82Ed McCallWR6'320525Miles1
66Wayne McClureRLB6'122522Mississippi13
42Warren McVeaSE5'1018222Houston12
68Dave MiddendorfLOG6'326023Washington State14
53John NeidertLB6'223022Louisville8
64Pete PerreaultROG6'324629Boston University14
53Bill PetersonTE6'322823San Jose State7
30Jess PhillipsLS6'120821Michigan State14
81Dennis RandallLDE6'624323Oklahoma State13
70Andy RiceLDT6'326828Texas Southern14
18Paul RobinsonHB6'019924Eastern Arizona JC; Arizona14
27Saint SaffoldSE6'420224San Jose State14
37Bill ScottDB6'018824Idaho14
23Rod ShermanFL6'019024UCLA; Pasadena CC; Southern California13
45Tommie SmileyFB6'123524Arizona; Lamar8
31Fletcher SmithLCB6'218225Tennessee State14
48Phil SpillerDB6'019523Orange Coast JC; Los Angeles State4
83Bill StaleyRDT6'324922Utah State12
15John StofaQB6'321026Buffalo10
84Bob TrumpyTE-FL6'622623Illinois; Utah14
16Dewey WarrenQB6'020623Tennessee7
22Teddy WashingtonRB5'1121023Colorado; San Diego State1
86Andre WhiteTE6'522524Florida A&M3
6Monk WilliamsFL5'715523Arkansas-Pine Bluff2
75Ernie WrightLOT6'426829Ohio State1414
14Sam WycheQB6'421423Furman3
Stat Key
TEAM STATSTOP1st2nd3rd4thOT1stDownsRushPassPen3rdDownAttPct4thDownAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals2049707617185731355586
Opponents Totals7068731082751161401962632
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTX2X2AFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Dale Livingston02020100.000132650.0059
Paul Robinson9000000054
Essex Johnson3000000018
Warren McVea3000000018
Bob Trumpy3000000018
Rod Sherman144100.000010.0010
Estes Banks100000006
Al Beauchamp100000006
Jim Griffin100000006
Bobby Hunt100000006
Charley King100000006
Tommie Smiley100000006
Harry Gunner000000012
Dewey Warren000010000
Team Totals252424100.001132748.11215
Opponents Totals39373994.900183551.42329
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Paul Robinson23810234.387t8
Essex Johnson261786.841t3
Tommie Smiley631462.3111
Warren McVea913314.880t1
Estes Banks341313.9200
Sam Wyche12746.2210
Ronnie Lamb17442.6170
Saint Saffold12121.0210
Dewey Warren4174.3120
Dale Livingston11111.0110
Rex Keeling11010.0100
Jess Phillips177.070
Bobby Hunt155.05t1
Teddy Washington144.040
Rod Sherman133.030
John Stofa1010.1130
Bob Trumpy1-1-1.0-10
Team Totals42118074.387t14
Opponents Totals47320974.413
PASSINGATTCOMPCTYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLRTG
John Stofa1778548.08965.110.56052.852.81714060.8
Dewey Warren804758.85066.310.845t11.345.0106960.7
Sam Wyche553563.64949.014.180t23.623.6116889.5
Rex Keeling100.000.000.000.00039.6
Team Totals31316753.418966.111.480t82.6113.53827765.7
Opponents Totals41121251.629037.113.7256.1102.43228384.6
RECEIVINGTARRECPCTYDSAVGLGTD
Bob Trumpy3763917.380t3
Rod Sherman3137412.127t1
Paul Robinson241285.368t1
Warren McVea2126412.655t2
Tommie Smiley19864.5170
Saint Saffold1617210.8250
Ken Herock67512.5220
Ronnie Lamb47719.3600
Estes Banks4153.8131
Andre White2189.0110
Essex Johnson13333.0330
Bill Peterson11010.0100
Sam Wyche155.050
Team Totals167189611.480t8
Opponents Totals212290313.725
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Jess Phillips3268.7230
Al Beauchamp23517.5181
Charley King13232.032t1
Harry Gunner12020.0200
Fletcher Smith11616.0160
Bobby Hunt11515.0150
Sherrill Headrick100.000
Team Totals1014414.432t2
Opponents Totals11797.20
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Dale Livingston70303643.46602
Fletcher Smith823028.84500
Rex Keeling617028.33500
Team Totals84343640.96602252314437.4
Opponents Totals63278244.2196
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Essex Johnson2221115.1450
Phil Spiller245125.5400
Jess Phillips21168.0110
Monk Williams20147.0130
Charley King1033.030
Paul Robinson1011.010
Team Totals3071966.5450
Opponents Totals412526.20
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Warren McVea1431022.1300
Essex Johnson1426619.0310
Estes Banks610617.7250
Monk Williams511222.4330
Phil Spiller59118.2280
Bill Peterson38026.7300
Paul Robinson35819.3220
Jess Phillips12323.0230
Wayne McClure11111.0110
Dennis Randall11111.0110
Saint Saffold100.000
Team Totals54106819.8330
Opponents Totals4097724.41
SACKSNOYDS
Team Totals32.0283.0
Opponents Totals38.0277.0
FUMBLESNOOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Estes Banks200000
Frank Buncom0011240
Paul Elzey001150
Howard Fest010100
Jim Griffin001101
Harry Gunner001100
Ken Herock001100
Bobby Hunt0011310
Bob Johnson010100
Essex Johnson440400
Billy Kindricks001130
Charley King001120
Ronnie Lamb100000
Pat Matson020200
Warren McVea100000
Dave Middendorf030300
Paul Robinson420200
Saint Saffold100000
Tommie Smiley3101-110
Phil Spiller100000
Bill Staley001100
John Stofa5101-160
Bob Trumpy100000
Dewey Warren2202-60
Sam Wyche200000
Team Totals2717926321
Opponents Totals191010200
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