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70 days until Bengals' regular-season opener

Rookie offensive tackle Cedric Ogbuehi will wear No. 70 when he makes his NFL debut.

We're now at 70 days until the Bengals are back on the field for their regular-season opener.

While still more than two months way, but the return of real NFL football is slowly coming into sight. In the meantime, here's a look at all of the former Bengals who've worn No. 70:

Andy Rice ....................... 1968-69

Ron Carpenter ................ 1970-76

Barney Cotton ................ 1979

Bobby Whitten ................ 1981

Emanuel Weaver ............ 1982-83

Jim Skow ........................ 1986, ’87 (Games 1-2)

James Eaddy .................. 1987 (Games 4-5)

Jim Skow ........................ 1987 (Games 6-15), ’88-89

Rod Saddler ................... 1991

Artie Smith ...................... 1994-96

Glen Steele ..................... 1998-2003

Jason Shirley (99) ........... 2010

Cedric Ogbuehi ................2015

There isn't a strong history with the No. 70, as only two former Bengals wore the number more than three seasons. Ron Carpenter was the first player to wear the number for a long stretch and he played in 97 games for Cincinnati with 86 starts at both defensive end and tackle.

After Carpenter, Glen Steele is the next longest-tenured Bengal to wear the number. Steele played in 90 career games with the Bengals with 10 starts, all of which were played at defensive tackle.

As for the current Bengals, first-round draft pick Cedric Ogbuehi will wear No. 70 when he makes his NFL debut. Ogbuehi is expected to open the season on PUP though, meaning we won't see any Bengals wearing No. 70 for at least the first six weeks of this upcoming season if that expectation comes to fruition.