We're now at 64 days until the Bengals hit the field for regular-season football.
Here's a look back at the former Bengals who wore No. 64 during their careers in Cincinnati:
|Dave Rimington (50, 52)||1983|
John Shinners was the first Bengal to wear the No. 64 for multiple seasons. He spent five years in Cincinnati while playing in 66 career games (32 starts). After leaving the Bengals, Shinners spent three years in New Orleans and one in Baltimore before calling it a career.
The longest-tenured Bengal to wear No. 64 to this day is Bruce Kozerski. Drafted in the 9th round (231st overall) of the 1984 NFL Draft, Kozerski went on to play in 172 career games (138 starts) across the Bengals offensive line. He started games at left guard, right guard, right tackle, and center.
After the Koz, there wasn't another Bengals to wear 64 for more than two seasons until Kyle Cook became the full-time center. Cook played in 73 career games (66 starts) with the Bengals before injuries slowly derailed his career leading up to his release in 2014.