1972 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
8-6-0 0-0 4317 2321 1996 29 255 3552 1737 1815 29 207
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The Cincinnati Bengals' fifth season was in 1972, and it was the fifth season Paul Brown served as the head coach of the team. They finished the season 8-6-0, 4-3-0 at home and 4-3-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ New England Patriots 31-7
Week 2 Pittsburgh Steelers 15-10
Week 3 @ Cleveland Browns 6-27
Week 4 Denver Broncos 21-10
Week 5 @ Kansas City Chiefs 23-16
Week 6 @ Los Angeles Rams 12-15
Week 7 Houston Oilers 30-7
Week 8 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 17-40
Week 9 Oakland Raiders 14-20
Week 10 Baltimore Colts 19-20
Week 11 @ Chicago Bears 13-3
Week 12 New York Giants 13-10
Week 13 Cleveland Browns 24-27
Week 14 @ Houston Oilers 61-17

Coaches

Head Coach: Paul Brown Defensive Coordinator: Chuck Weber Quarterbacks Coach: Bill Walsh Wide Receivers Coach: Bill Walsh Offensive Line Coach: Bill Johnson Offensive Backs Coach: Jack Donaldson Defensive Line Coach: Chuck Studley Linebackers Coach: Vince Costello