The Most Famous Cincinnati Bengal: Ranking the Biggest Names in Bengals History

Choose the Bengal you think is the most famous!

Author: Gregor Krambs
Updated on Sep 23, 2023 13:07
Welcome to StrawPoll, where your opinion matters! We're calling all Cincinnati Bengals fanatics to come and join the excitement as we rank the most famous players in the team's history. With thousands of polls and rankings on a variety of topics, our platform is the perfect place for you to express your thoughts and opinions. Do you think Anthony Muñoz is the G.O.A.T? Or does Chad "Ochocinco" Johnson hold a special place in your heart? Cast your vote now and make your voice heard! And hey, if you think we've missed someone who truly deserves a spot in the Bengal's hall of fame, don't hesitate to suggest a name. Dive into this thrilling ranking, and let's find out together who has left an indelible mark as the most famous Cincinnati Bengal!

Who Is the Most Famous Cincinnati Bengal? (September 2023)

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    Anthony Munoz widely considered one of the greatest offensive linemen in NFL history and a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
    Anthony Munoz in other rankings
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    Chad Johnson (formerly Chad Ochocinco) known for his flashy personality and touchdown celebrations, Johnson was a six-time Pro Bowler and two-time First-Team All-Pro.
  3. 3
    Boomer Esiason a former Bengals quarterback who led the team to the Super Bowl in 1989 and was named the NFL MVP that same year.
    Boomer Esiason in other rankings
  4. 4
    Ken Anderson another former Bengals quarterback who was a four-time Pro Bowler and led the team to its first Super Bowl appearance in 1981.
    Ken Anderson in other rankings
  5. 5
    A.J. Green
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    A.J. Green a current Bengals wide receiver who has been selected to seven Pro Bowls and is widely regarded as one of the best at his position in the league.
    A.J. Green in other rankings
  6. 6
    Willie Anderson a former Bengals offensive tackle who was selected to four Pro Bowls and two First-Team All-Pro teams during his career.
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    Corey Dillon a former Bengals running back who set a single-game rushing record of 278 yards in 2000 and was named to three Pro Bowls during his time in Cincinnati.
    Corey Dillon in other rankings
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    Tim Krumrie
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    Tim Krumrie a former Bengals defensive tackle who played in two Super Bowls and was named to the Pro Bowl twice during his career.
    Tim Krumrie in other rankings
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    Carson Palmer a former Bengals quarterback who was selected to two Pro Bowls and led the team to the playoffs in 2005 and 2009.
    Carson Palmer in other rankings
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    Terrell Owens though he only played one season with the Bengals, Owens is still a recognizable name in the NFL due to his prolific career as a wide receiver.
    Terrell Owens in other rankings

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Ranking factors for famous Cincinnati Bengal

  1. Career Statistics
    The player's career statistics and how they compare to other Bengal players.
  2. Awards and Achievements
    The awards and honors the player has won throughout their career (e.g. Pro Bowls, All-Pro selections, Hall of Fame inductions, etc.).
  3. Impact on the Franchise
    The impact the player had on the Bengals franchise, both on and off the field.
  4. Moments of Greatness
    Memorable moments or performances from the player that elevated them to a legendary status among Bengals fans.
  5. Fan Support
    The player's popularity and how he resonated with Bengals fans.

About this ranking

This is a community-based ranking of the most famous Cincinnati Bengal. We do our best to provide fair voting, but it is not intended to be exhaustive. So if you notice something or your favorite Bengal is missing from the list, feel free to help us improve the ranking.


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Voting Rules

A participant may cast an up or down vote for each Bengal once every 24 hours. The rank of each Bengal is then calculated from the weighted sum of all up and down votes.

More information on most famous cincinnati bengal

The Cincinnati Bengals have been a symbol of pride for the people of Cincinnati for over 50 years. As one of the most successful teams in the NFL, the Bengals have been home to some of the most legendary players in the league. From iconic quarterbacks like Ken Anderson and Boomer Esiason to defensive stars like Geno Atkins and Vontaze Burfict, the Bengals have had an impressive roster of talent over the years. But who is the most famous Bengal of all time? In this article, we'll take a closer look at some of the biggest names to ever wear the black and orange, and try to determine who truly deserves the title of "most famous Cincinnati Bengal."