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Cincinnati Bengals
Established 1968
League/conference affiliations

American Football League (1968-1969)

  • Western Division (1968-1969)

National Football League (1970–present)

Current uniform
Team colors Black, Orange, White
Mascot Who Dey
Owner(s) Mike Brown
Head coach Marvin Lewis
Team history
  • Cincinnati Bengals (1968–present)
League championships (0)

Conference championships (2)

  • AFC: 1981, 1988

Division championships (6)

  • AFC Central: 1970, 1973, 1981, 1988, 1990
  • AFC North: 2005, 2009, 2013

The Cincinnati Bengals are a professional American football team in Cincinnati, Ohio. They are currently members of the North Division of the American Football Conference (AFC) in the National Football League (NFL). Their first season, 1968, was as an American Football League franchise, but they joined the NFL as part of the 1970 AFL-NFL Merger. Their current quarterback is Andy Dalton.

The Bengals' stadium is Paul Brown Stadium, in Cincinnati. Their uniforms are an orange, black, or white jersey with tiger stripes and black or white pants.

The team chose its name for the fierce and dangerous big cat called the Bengal tiger.

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