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It's Dave Lapham and everyone else when it comes to the Bengals and No. 62.

We're now at 62 days until the Bengals' regular-season opener against the Raiders.

That's exactly two full months until football is back. For now, here's a look at all of the former Bengals to ever wear the No. 62:



Dave Lapham


Gary Smith .


Ken Smith


Jon Melander


Todd Kalis


Brock Gutierrez


Alex Sulfsted


Nate Livings .


Jeff Faine


Chris Jasperse.


Any discussion of the No. 62 in Cincinnati starts and ends with Dave Lapham. A third-round pick out of Syracuse, Lapham played his entire NFL career with the Bengals, which spanned 140 games (105 starts) across 10 seasons, all of which were played at offensive guard.

Lapham did leave the Bengals for a brief stint in the USFL with the New Jersey Generals, owned at the time by Donald Trump. That lasted just two seasons though before Lapham hung up the cleats for good.

After Lapham, Brock Gutierrez was the only other Bengal to wear No. 62 in Cincinnati for more than four seasons. Gutierrez went undrafted out of central Michigan in 1996 before signing with the Bengals. He played in 68 career games (eight starts) at center with the Bengals before leaving to sign with the San Francisco 49ers.

Later came Nate Living, an undrafted free agent out of LSU who played in Cincinnati for four years while appearing in 52 games (47 starts) at guard.

This year, if he makes the team, Chris Jasperse will own No. 62.