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The No. 4 has a strong history in Cincinnati, especially between 1970-2006.

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There's no debating as to who the greatest Bengal to represent the No. 74 is.

Rich Braham was not only the best to wear that number, but one of the best to wear Bengals stripes. For 13 years, Braham was a rock along the Bengals' offensive line up until a neck injury led to the end of his career in 2006. If the Bengals ever establish a ring of honor, Braham will be a candidate for it.

Here's a look at all of the former Bengals to wear No. 74:

Willie Lee Jones (78) ...... 1968

Ernie Park ....................... 1969

Mike Reid ....................... 1970-74

Glenn Bujnoch ................ 1976-82

Brian Blados ................... 1984-91

Tom Scott ....................... 1993

Mark Dennis ................... 1994 (Games 4-10)

Rich Braham ................... 1994 (Games 11-16), 95-2006

Dennis Roland ................ 2008-12

For the most part, the No. 74 was routinely worn by a starting player between 1970-2006. After Braham, Brian Blados is the next longest-tenured Bengal to wear No. 74. The former offensive tackle played in 98 career games in Cincinnati with 68 starts.

Prior to Blados, Glenn Bujnoch played in 89 career games with the Bengals while wearing No. 74, including 62 starts at left guard. Before him, Mike Reid played and started in 64 career games at defensive tackle wearing the number.

And how could we forget about the infamous Dennis Roland. You don't often see a swing tackle last five years with one team, but Roland managed to with Cincinnati after two years in Tampa Bay. In all, Roland played 71 career games with 30 starts, 24 of which came at right tackle from 2009-10 when Andre Smith was battling foot injuries and weight issues.