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Interview with Bengals great David Fulcher

The former All-Pro told us why he loves the Bengals’ current safeties and how the zone blitz started with him in Cincinnati.

David Fulcher was something else. A dynamic playmaker on defense with the size of a linebacker and the athleticism of a cornerback.

He made three straight Pro Bowls, was twice an All-Pro, and probably would have won Super Bowl MVP had the Cincinnati Bengals finished the job against Joe Montana and the San Francisco 49ers.

He recently joined us to discuss his legendary career, how he’d fit into today’s game, how he was part of the origins of the zone blitz, what he thinks of current safeties Jessie Bates and Vonn Bell and more.

And if you never got to see him play, make sure to check out these highlights, which include his three-interception game against the Houston Oilers in 1989 and his legendary performance in Super Bowl XXIII, in which he forced a critical fumble, sacked Montona, and stopped Roger Craig for a loss or no gain multiple times:

You can watch the entire interview at the top of the article. Don’t forget to support the D&H Sports YouTube channel!