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2003 Cincinnati Bengals season
Head Coach Marvin Lewis
Home Field Paul Brown Stadium
Results
Record 8–8
Place 2nd AFC North
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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2002 2004

The 2003 Cincinnati Bengals season was the team's 36th year in professional football and its 34th with the National Football League. The Bengals are now under first year Head Coach Marvin Lewis, who replaced Dick LeBeau who was fired following the 2002 season for the worst season in Bengals history. The Bengals had the first pick overall in the 2003 NFL Draft and drafted Heisman Trophy winner Carson Palmer with the first pick.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
1 Cincinnati Bengals Carson Palmer Quarterback USC
[1]

PersonnelEdit

StaffEdit

2003 Cincinnati Bengals staff

Head Coaches

  • Head Coach – Marvin Lewis
  • Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Line – Paul Alexander

Offensive Coaches

 

Defensive Coaches

  • Defensive Coordinator – Leslie Frazier
  • Defensive Line – Jay Hayes
  • Linebackers – Ricky Hunley
  • Defensive Backs – Kevin Coyle
  • Assistant Defensive Backs – Louie Cioffi

Special Teams Coaches

Strength and Conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Chip Morton
  • Assistant Strength and Conditioning – Kurtis Shultz

[2]

RosterEdit

2003 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 seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Kickoff Time Attendance
1 September 7, 2003 Denver Broncos L 30–10 CBS 1:00pm
63,820
2 September 14, 2003 at Oakland Raiders L 23–20 CBS 4:15pm
50,135
3 September 21, 2003 Pittsburgh Steelers L 17–10 CBS 1:00pm
64,596
4 September 28, 2003 at Cleveland Browns W 21–14 CBS 1:00pm
73,428
5 October 5, 2003 at Buffalo Bills L 22–16 CBS 1:00pm
72,615
6 Bye
7 October 19, 2003 Baltimore Ravens W 34–26 CBS 1:00pm
53,553
8 October 26, 2003 Seattle Seahawks W 27–24 FOX 1:00pm
52,131
9 November 2, 2003 at Arizona Cardinals L 17–14 CBS 4:05pm
23,531
10 November 9, 2003 Houston Texans W 34–27 CBS 1:00pm
50,437
11 November 16, 2003 Kansas City Chiefs W 24–19 CBS 1:00pm
64,923
12 November 23, 2003 at San Diego Chargers W 34–27 CBS 4:05pm
52,069
13 November 30, 2003 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 24–20 CBS 1:00pm
58,797
14 December 7, 2003 at Baltimore Ravens L 31–13 CBS 1:00pm
69,468
15 December 14, 2003 San Francisco 49ers W 41–38 FOX 1:00pm
64,666
16 December 21, 2003 at St. Louis Rams L 27–10 CBS 1:00pm
66,061
17 December 28, 2003 Cleveland Browns L 22–14 CBS 1:00pm
65,362

StandingsEdit

AFC North
view · talk · edit W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Baltimore Ravens 10 6 0 .625 4–2 7–5 391 281 W2
Cincinnati Bengals 8 8 0 .500 3–3 6–6 346 384 L2
Pittsburgh Steelers 6 10 0 .375 3–3 5–7 300 327 L1
Cleveland Browns 5 11 0 .313 2–4 3–9 254 322 W1

Awards and recordsEdit

MilestonesEdit

ReferencesEdit

AFC East North South West East North South West NFC
Buffalo Baltimore Houston Denver Dallas Chicago Atlanta Arizona
Miami Cincinnati Indianapolis Kansas City NY Giants Detroit Carolina St. Louis
New England Cleveland Jacksonville Oakland Philadelphia Green Bay New Orleans San Francisco
NY Jets Pittsburgh Tennessee San Diego Washington Minnesota Tampa Bay Seattle
2003 NFL DraftNFL PlayoffsPro BowlSuper Bowl XXXVIII

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