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When the Bengals start the season 0-4

Nine times in the history of the Cincinnati Bengals franchise, the team started the season 0-4 (2002, 2000, 1999, 1994, 1993, 1991, 1984, 1979, 1978). The most wins the Bengals recorded when starting the season 0-4 was Sam Wyche's rookie head coaching season. After losing their first five games that season, Wyche led the Bengals to an 8-3 run -- including a four-game winning streak to close the season. No other Bengals team that started 0-4 won more than four games in any season.

Seasons in which the Bengals lost their first four games or more.

Season Record Result
2008 0-4 Unknown
2002 0-7 2-14
2000 0-6 4-12
1999 0-4 4-12
1994 0-8 3-13
1993 0-10 3-13
1991 0-8 3-13
1984 0-5 8-8
1979 0-6 4-12
1978 0-8 4-12

The Bengals first four games in the last ten years.

Season Record Points Allowed Result
2008 0-4 52 87 Unknown
2007 1-3 106 129 7-9
2006 3-1 98 85 8-8
2005 4-0 104 38 11-5
2004 1-3 66 95 8-8
2003 1-3 61 84 8-8
2002 0-4 23 119 2-14
2001 2-2 65 71 6-10
2000 0-4 23 105 4-12
1999 0-4 55 135 4-12
1998 1-3 78 95 3-13