You have reached your limit of free articles this month.

Enjoy unlimited access to

Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks.


  • ePAPER

You have read of premium articles.

Get unlimited access to all of our breaking news, in-depth coverage and interactive features. Starting at just 99c for 8 weeks.


Welcome to

Your source for Clark and Champaign counties’ hometown news. All readers have free access to a limited number of stories every month.

If you are a News-Sun subscriber, please take a moment to login for unlimited access.

breaking news

Auditorium filled to capacity for Otto Warmbier funeral 

Bengals to wear specialty jerseys vs. Browns

The Cincinnati Bengals will wear their orange jerseys Sunday afternoon against the Cleveland Browns.

The Bengals are 17-6-1 when they wear they wear orange jerseys, which are considered “specialty jerseys” by the league and can only be worn twice a year. The team also will orange jerseys fpr the Dec. 4 game against the Philadelphia Eagles.

The Bengals are 3-0 with orange jerseys and black pants, but team management is not a fan of that look and the team hasn’t worn that combination since 2005. So in 21 of the 24 orange-jersey games, the players have worn white pants.

Here is a breakdown of win-loss records for the team’s different uniform combinations since 2004:

Orange jersey, black pants: 3-0 (1.000)

Orange jersey, white pants: 14-6-1 (.690)

Black jersey, black pants: 14-10-1 (.580)

Black jersey, white pants: 31-30 (.508)

White jersey, black pants: 24-25 (.490)

White jersey, white pants: 20-25 (.444).

A game-by-game look at the orange jerseys:

Nov. 16, 2015: Houston 10, Cincinnati 6

Oct. 4, 2015: Cincinnati 36, Kansas City 21

Nov. 2, 2014: Cincinnati 33, Jacksonville 23

Oct. 12, 2014: Cincinnati 37, Carolina 37

Nov. 17, 2013: Cincinnati 41, Cleveland 20

Sept. 22, 2013: Cincinnati 34, Green Bay 30

Dec. 9, 2012: Dallas 20, Cincinnati 19

Oct. 21, 2012: Pittsburgh 24, Cincinnati 17

Dec. 24, 2011: Cincinnati 23, Arizona 16

Oct. 16, 2011: Cincinnati 27, Indianapolis 17

Dec. 26, 2010: Cincinnati 34, San Diego 20

Nov. 21, 2010: Buffalo 49, Cincinnati 31

Nov. 29, 2009: Cincinnati 16, Cleveland 7

Oct. 18, 2009: Houston 28, Cincinnati 17

Dec. 28, 2008: Cincinnati 16, Kansas City 6

Nov. 2, 2008: Cincinnati 21, Jacksonville 19

Nov. 25, 2007: Cincinnati 35, Tennessee 6

Oct. 1, 2007: New England 34, Cincinnati 13

Dec. 10, 2006: Cincinnati 27, Oakland 10

Oct. 22, 2006: Cincinnati 17, Carolina 14

Dec. 11, 2005: Cincinnati 23, Cleveland 20 (black pants)

Oct. 30, 2005: Cincinnati 21, Green Bay 14

Nov. 28, 2004: Cincinnati 58, Cleveland 48 (black pants)

Nov. 7, 2004: Cincinnati 26, Dallas 3 (black pants)

Reader Comments ...

Next Up in Sports

WATCH: Ohio State fan mows ‘Script Ohio’ into Michigan fan’s lawn
WATCH: Ohio State fan mows ‘Script Ohio’ into Michigan fan’s lawn

In case you missed it — and so far more than 1.5 million people have NOT — an Ohio State fan went above and beyond putting his mark, shall we say, on the rivalry with Michigan recently.  Ty Higgins, who is a writer for Ohio’s Country Journal, shared some special yard work he did for a neighbor who was out of town.  A neighbor...
Dayton Flyers don’t appear to be in mix for Dane Goodwin
Dayton Flyers don’t appear to be in mix for Dane Goodwin

Dane Goodwin will be at the University of Dayton this weekend for a camp with his Upper Arlington teammates. His dad Damon, the head coach at Capital University, said he talks to the new Dayton Flyers coach, Anthony Grant, all the time. They played together at Dayton for three seasons (1983-86). Damon’s connection to UD and Grant is a big reason...
Franklin’s Kennard takes his best shot at NBA draft
Franklin’s Kennard takes his best shot at NBA draft

There’s no telling when Luke Kennard, Franklin’s favorite son, will go in the NBA draft Thursday night. The only sure thing is the impact it’ll have on his family. “It’s unreal,” said Mark Kennard, Luke’s father, from New York earlier this week. “I’m sure if I hear his name called it’ll be...
Dunbar RB Thomas commits to Oklahoma
Dunbar RB Thomas commits to Oklahoma

Dunbar senior running back Tavion Thomas announced his commitment to the University of Oklahoma on Tuesday, just two hours before Darran Powell, his high school coach, was not retained. Thomas said on Twitter he selected the Sooners after narrowing his choices to seven programs earlier this month. He thanked his family, coaches, teammates, teachers...
Bullpen blows up as Reds fall to Rays; help may soon be on the way
Bullpen blows up as Reds fall to Rays; help may soon be on the way

Scott Schebler hit his 20th home run and drove in another run, but the Reds’ bullpen imploded Wednesday afternoon in an 8-3 loss to the Rays. Cincinnati has dropped 11 of 12, and is in danger of slipping out of the wildcard race before midseason. The Reds left Tampa Bay in bad shape, Billy Hamilton getting caught in a rundown and being tagged...
More Stories