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Bill Bergey and Evan Mathis are easily the most notable former Bengals to wear No. 66 in Cincinnati.

We're now at 66 days until the Bengals hit the field for their regular-season opener.

That's just more than two months, not to mention we're right at three weeks until the first day of training camp in Cincinnati. For now, here's a look at the former Bengals to wear No. 66:

Wayne McClure (65) ...... 1968

Bill Bergey ...................... 1969-73

Mark Donahue................ 1978-79

Jim Hannula ................... 1983

Bob Riley ........................ 1987

Dan Jones ...................... 1993-95

Ken Blackman ................ 1996-99

Thatcher Szalay ............. 2002

Shaun Smith (99, 96) ..... 2005-06

Evan Mathis ................... 2008-10

Mike McGlynn ................ 2011

Trevor Robinson ............. 2012

The most notable Bengal to wear No. 66 may have been middle linebacker Bill Bergey. He played for five seasons and in 68 career games (53 starts) in Cincinnati before being traded to the Eagles for three draft picks. Bergey went on to play seven more years and in 91 games (91 starts) in Philly.

If Bergey isn't the best Bengal to wear No. 66, Evan Mathis certainly is. Ironically, he too is more known for what he did with the Eagles after leaving Cincinnati. After all, Mathis played in just 26 games (7 starts) in Cincinnati before leaving to sign with the Eagles. There, Mathis became arguably the best guard in football while being named to three Pro Football Focus All-Pro teams.