Cincinnati Bengals Playoff History, Record & Stats Ahead of 2021-22 NFL Postseason

Jason Schandl
Cincinnati Bengals playoff and Super Bowl record and history ahead of the 2021-22 NFL postseason.
Cincinnati Bengals playoff and Super Bowl record and history ahead of the 2021-22 NFL postseason. / Andy Lyons/GettyImages
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The Cincinnati Bengals are back in the NFL Playoffs, drawing a Wild Card Round matchup against the Las Vegas Raiders.

Here's what you need to know about the Bengals' playoff history.

Bengals Last Playoff Appearances

The Bengals' most recent playoff appearance came in was in the 2015 season. Despite finishing the regular season with a 12-4 record, they lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers, 18-16, in the Wild Card Round.

When is the Last Time the Bengals Won a Playoff Game?

The Bengals' last playoff win came on January 6th, 1991. They defeated the Houston Oilers, 41-14, in the Wild Card Round before losing to the Los Angeles Raiders in the Divisional Round.

Bengals Playoff Wins

The Cincinnati Bengals have only five all-time playoff wins, with none of those five coming within the last 20 years. Below are the five wins:

  • Bengals def. Oilers (41-14) - Jan. 6, 1991
  • Bengals def. Bills (21-10) - Jan. 8, 1989
  • Bengals def. Seahawks - Dec. 31, 1988
  • Bengals def. Chargers (27-7) - Jan. 10, 1982
  • Bengals def. Bills (28-21) - Jan. 3, 1982

Bengals Playoff Record

The Cincinnati Bengals' all-time playoff record is 5-14. They have been out-scored an average of 22.8 to 17.7 in those 19 games.

Have the Bengals Won a Super Bowl?

The Cincinnati Bengals have never won a Super Bowl. The closest they have were a pair of Super Bowl losses against the San Francisco 49ers - losing 26-21 in Super Bowl XVI and 20-16 in Super Bowl XXIII.


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