2000 Cincinnati Bengals season
Head Coach Bruce Coslet
Dick LeBeau
Home Field Paul Brown Stadium
Results
Record 4–12
Place 5th AFC Central
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Pro Bowlers 1
Timeline
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The 2000 Cincinnati Bengals season was the team's 33rd year in professional football and its 31st with the National Football League. Corey Dillon would rank fifth in the NFL with 1,435 rushing yards and set a franchise record for most rushing yards in one season.[1] On October 22, 2000, Dillon set a franchise record by rushing for 278 yards in one game.[1]

Offseason[edit | edit source]

NFL Draft[edit | edit source]

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team
1 4 Peter Warrick Wide Receiver Florida State
2 34 Mark Roman Defensive Back LSU
3 66 Ron Dugans Wide Receiver Florida State
4 97 Curtis Keaton Running Back James Madison
5 133 Robert Bean Defensive Back Mississippi State
6 169 Neil Rackers Kicker Illinois
7 210 Brad St. Louis Tight End Southwest Missouri State

Personnel[edit | edit source]

Staff[edit | edit source]

2000 Cincinnati Bengals staff

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

  • Offensive Coordinator – Ken Anderson
  • Running Backs – Jim Anderson
  • Wide Receivers – Steve Mooshagian
  • Tight Ends – Frank Verducci
  • Offensive Line – Paul Alexander
 

Defensive Coaches

Special Teams Coaches

Strength and Conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Kim Wood

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Roster[edit | edit source]

2000 Cincinnati Bengals roster

Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Practice Squad


Rookies in italics

Regular season[edit | edit source]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 Bye
2 September 10, 2000 Cleveland Browns L 24–7
64,006
3 September 17, 2000 at Jacksonville Jaguars L 13–0
45,653
4 September 24, 2000 at Baltimore Ravens L 37–0
68,481
5 October 1, 2000 Miami Dolphins L 31–16
61,535
6 October 8, 2000 Tennessee Titans L 23–14
63,406
7 October 15, 2000 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 15–0
54,328
8 October 22, 2000 Denver Broncos W 31–21
61,603
9 October 29, 2000 at Cleveland Browns W 12–3
73,118
10 November 5, 2000 Baltimore Ravens L 27–7
54,759
11 November 12, 2000 at Dallas Cowboys L 23–6
62,170
12 November 19, 2000 at New England Patriots L 16–13
60,292
13 November 26, 2000 Pittsburgh Steelers L 48–28
63,925
14 December 3, 2000 Arizona Cardinals W 24–13
50,289
15 December 10, 2000 at Tennessee Titans L 35–3
68,498
16 December 17, 2000 Jacksonville Jaguars W 17–14
50,469
17 December 24, 2000 at Philadelphia Eagles L 16–7
64,902

Standings[edit | edit source]

AFC Central
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Tennessee Titans 13 3 0 .813 346 191
Baltimore Ravens 12 4 0 .750 333 165
Pittsburgh Steelers 9 7 0 .563 321 255
Jacksonville Jaguars 7 9 0 .438 367 327
Cincinnati Bengals 4 12 0 .250 185 359
Cleveland Browns 3 13 0 .188 161 419

Best performances[edit | edit source]

  • Corey Dillon, October 22, 2000, 278 rushing yards vs. the Denver Broncos
  • Corey Dillon, December 3, 2000, 216 rushing yards vs. the Arizona Cardinals

Awards and records[edit | edit source]

  • Corey Dillon, AFC Offensive Player of the Week (Week 8) [3]
  • Corey Dillon, AFC Pro Bowl Selection,[4]
  • Corey Dillon, Franchise Record, Most Rushing Yards in One Game (278 yards on October 22, 2000) [1]
  • Corey Dillon, Franchise Record, Most Rushing Yards in One Season (1,435 rushing yards) [1]

Milestones[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 37
  2. "Coaching History". Bengals.com. http://www.bengals.com/team/history.html. Retrieved 2010-07-01.
  3. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 202
  4. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 362
  5. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 436
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