2021 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
10-7-0 3-1 8392 5960 2432 28 462 8272 5866 2406 35 481
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The Cincinnati Bengals' fifty-fourth season was in 2021, and it was the third season Zac Taylor served as the head coach of the team. The Bengals played their home games at Paul Brown Stadium. They finished the year 10-7-0 in the regular season, en route to winning the AFC North, and 3-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the Los Angeles Rams 23-20. At the end of the season Joe Burrow earned Comeback Player of the Year and Ja'Marr Chase earned AP Offensive Rookie of the Year.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Preaseason Week 1 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 19-14
Preaseason Week 2 @ Washington Football Team 13-17
Preaseason Week 3 Miami Dolphins 26-29
Preaseason Week 4 Pittsburgh Steelers 2021-09-11
Week 1 Minnesota Vikings 27-24
Week 2 @ Chicago Bears 17-20
Week 3 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 24-10
Week 4 Bye Week
Week 4 Jacksonville Jaguars 24-21
Week 5 Green Bay Packers 22-25
Week 6 @ Detroit Lions 34-11
Week 7 @ Baltimore Ravens 41-17
Week 8 @ New York Jets 31-34
Week 9 Cleveland Browns 16-41
Week 10 Bye Week
Week 11 @ Las Vegas Raiders 32-13
Week 12 Pittsburgh Steelers 41-10
Week 13 Los Angeles Chargers 22-41
Week 14 San Francisco 49ers 23-26
Week 15 @ Denver Broncos 15-10
Week 16 Baltimore Ravens 41-21
Week 17 Kansas City Chiefs 34-31
Week 18 @ Cleveland Browns 16-21


Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round Las Vegas Raiders 26-19
Divisional Round @ Tennessee Titans 19-16
Conference Championship @ Kansas City Chiefs 27-24
Super Bowl vs. Los Angeles Rams 20-23

2021 Cincinnati Bengals Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Zac Taylor Assistant Head Coach: Darrin Simmons Offensive Coordinator: Brian Callahan Defensive Coordinator: Lou Anarumo Special Teams Coordinator: Darrin Simmons Offensive Run Game Coordinator: Frank Pollack Quarterbacks Coach: Dan Pitcher Wide Receivers Coach: Troy Walters Offensive Line Coach: Frank Pollack Running Backs Coach: Justin Hill Tight Ends Coach: James Casey Assistant Wide Receivers Coach: Brad Kragthorpe Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Ben Martin Defensive Line Coach: Marion Hobby Linebackers Coach: Al Golden Safeties Coach: Robert Livingston Cornerbacks Coach: Steve Jackson Senior Defensive Assistant Coach: Mark Duffner Defensive Quality Control Coach: Louie Cioffi, Jordan Kovacs Assistant Special Teams Coach: Colt Anderson Strength and Conditioning Coach: Joey Boese Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Todd Hunt, Garrett Swanson Director of Player Personnel: Duke Tobin Director of Coaching Operations: Doug Rosfeld