Today in Bengals history: Nov. 14

The Cincinnati Bengals have played six times on Nov. 14, and are 3-3 in those games.

Here is a quick glance at those contests:

Nov. 14, 2010 – Indianapolis Colts 23, Cincinnati Bengals 17 at Lucas Oil Stadium

The Bengals rallied from an early 17-point deficit to get within six with 2:35 to go on a touchdown pass from Carson Palmer to Jermaine Gresham, but the Colts recovered the ensuing onside kick as Mike Nugent tore his ACL to end his season. Also notable was the fact that Cincinnati rookie defensive end Carlos Dunlap got to Peyton Manning in the second quarter for his first career sack.

Nov. 14, 2004 – Cincinnati Bengals 17, Washington Redskins 10 at FedEx Field

Rudi Johnson ran for a touchdown and Carson Palmer hit Tony Stewart for another score as the Bengals built a 17-0 halftime lead and held on for the road win.

Nov. 14, 1999 – Tennessee Titans 24, Cincinnati Bengals 14 at Cinergy Field

Tremain Mack returned the second-half kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown to get the Bengals within 14-7, but it wasn’t enough to overcome 123 yards and two touchdowns by Tennessee running back Eddie George.

Nov. 14, 1993 – Houston Oilers 38, Cincinnati Bengals 3

One year after catching three touchdown passes in a win against the Bengals and tying a Cincinnati franchise record for most by an opponent, Houston wide receiver Haywood Jeffires did it again, hooking up with Warren Moon for scores of 21, 6 and 12 yards in a span of nine minutes and 52 seconds. The 35-point loss was the largest in Bengals history at the time but since has been surpassed in a pair of 37-0 losses to Baltimore in 2000 and the New York Jets in the 2009 finale.

Nov. 14, 1976 – Cincinnati Bengals 31, Houston Oilers 27 at Riverfront Stadium

The Bengals rallied from a 13-0 deficit on the strength of a pair of Bob Trumpy touchdown catches and won a thriller that featured three fourth-quarter lead changes, the last of which came on Ken Anderson’s 47-yard touchdown pass to Isaac Curtis with 42 seconds remaining.

Nov. 14, 1971 – Cincinnati Bengals 24, Denver Broncos 10 at Mile High Stadium

Virgil Carter threw touchdown passes to Bruce Coslet and Essex Johnson as the Bengals improved to 2-7 in what remains only one of two victories the team has recorded in Denver.

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