As we continue our Bengals’ All-Time Top 5 list, we now move to the position that features some of the greatest Bengal players in franchise history at any position, the wide receivers:
5. Chris Collinsworth- He started he collegiate career as a quarterback at the University of Florida. He later was converted to a WR and the Bengals drafted him in 1981 in the second round. Collinsworth had great size and speed making him a mismatch for almost any cornerback. His career only lasted eight seasons but he was able to tally four 1,000 yard seasons.
Receptions – 417
Yards – 6,698
Touchdowns – 36
4. Eddie Brown- A great first round draft pick from the Bengals, who collected over 900 yards and eight touchdowns in his rookie season; leading him to win Offensive Rookie of the Year. He had one lone Pro Bowl season in 1998, same year the Bengals made an appearance in the Super Bowl.
Receptions – 363
Yards – 6,134
Touchdowns – 41