2003 Cincinnati Bengals schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
8-8-0 0-0 5329 3342 1987 22 313 5620 3402 2218 24 320
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The Cincinnati Bengals' thirty-sixth season was in 2003, playing their home games at Paul Brown Stadium. During the offseason they hired Marvin Lewis to lead the team. Lewis previously was the assistant head coach/defensive coordinator of the Washington Redskins and had eleven years of coaching experience in the NFL. They finished the season 8-8-0, 5-3-0 at home and 3-5-0 on the road. At the end of the season, Jon Kitna was awarded with the Comeback Player of the Year award.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Denver Broncos 10-30
Week 2 @ Oakland Raiders 20-23
Week 3 Pittsburgh Steelers 10-17
Week 4 @ Cleveland Browns 21-14
Week 5 @ Buffalo Bills 16-22
Week 7 Baltimore Ravens 34-26
Week 8 Seattle Seahawks 27-24
Week 9 @ Arizona Cardinals 14-17
Week 10 Houston Texans 34-27
Week 11 Kansas City Chiefs 24-19
Week 12 @ San Diego Chargers 34-27
Week 13 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 24-20
Week 14 @ Baltimore Ravens 13-31
Week 15 San Francisco 49ers 41-38
Week 16 @ St. Louis Rams 10-27
Week 17 Cleveland Browns 14-22

2003 Cincinnati Bengals Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Marvin Lewis Assistant Head Coach: Paul Alexander Offensive Coordinator: Bob Bratkowski Defensive Coordinator: Leslie Frazier Quarterbacks Coach: Ken Zampese Wide Receivers Coach: Alex Wood Offensive Line Coach: Paul Alexander Running Backs Coach: Jim Anderson Tight Ends Coach: Jonathan Hayes Offensive Assistant Coach: Bob Surace Defensive Line Coach: Jay Hayes Linebackers Coach: Ricky Hunley Defensive Backs Coach: Kevin Coyle Assistant Defensive Backs Coach: Louie Cioffi Special Teams Coach: Darrin Simmons Coaching Staff Associate: Greg Seamon Head Strength and Conditioning Coach: Chip Morton Strength Assistant: Kurtis Shultz Director of Player Personnel: Duke Tobin Advance Scout: Greg Seamon