5 Football Players who Played for Bengals and Cowboys

There is a good chance that if you’ve found this page then you’re playing the Immaculate Grid.

That also means that today’s grid has asked for players that have played for both the Cincinnati Bengals and Dallas Cowboys.

And, it also means that you’re probably stuck on this particular box and you’re looking for a little help. Sound about right so far?

Well, good news, you’re in the right place.

I’ve done some research and have found players who played for both the Bengals and the Cowboys.

Andy Dalton

Andy Dalton had a notable NFL career as a quarterback, primarily known for his tenure with the Cincinnati Bengals. He was drafted by the Bengals in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft and spent nine seasons with the team.

He was named to the Pro Bowl three times in his first six seasons (2011, 2014, 2016). Over his career with the Bengals, Dalton threw for over 31000 yards and 204 touchdowns.

After leaving the Bengals, he had stints with the Dallas Cowboys, Chicago Bears and New Orleans Saints.

*Dalton has previously been the most popular pick for this square (Grid 3 & 56)

Dalton Key Stats

  • Pro Bowl (Bengals)
  • 3000+ Yard Season (Bengals)

Terrell Owens

Terrell Owens, often known by his initials, T.O., was one of the most dynamic and controversial wide receivers in NFL history. Selected in the third round of the 1996 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers, Owens played for five teams over his 15-year career.

He earned six Pro Bowl selections, was a five-time First-Team All-Pro, and led the league in receiving touchdowns three times. His 153 receiving touchdowns rank third in NFL history, and his 15934 receiving yards rank third as well.

Despite these impressive numbers and his significant impact on the game, Owens had to wait until his third year of eligibility before being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2018.

Owens Key Stats

  • Hall of Fame
  • Pro Bowl (49ers, Eagles, Cowboys)
  • 1000+ Yard Receiving Season (49ers, Eagles, Cowboys)

Jon Kitna

Jon Kitna played in the NFL for 14 seasons. Kitna played college football at Central Washington University and was undrafted in the 1996 NFL Draft.

He was initially signed by the Seattle Seahawks where he served as the backup, later becoming the starter in 1999. During that season, he passed for 3346 yards and 23 touchdowns.

He then signed with the Cincinnati Bengals in 2001 where he started for three seasons. He played for the Detroit Lions from 2006 to 2008, where he had two seasons passing for over 4,000 yards.

Kitna Key Stats

  • 3000+ Yard Passing Season (Seahawks, Bengals, Lions)

Adam Jones

Adam Jones was selected in the first round of the 2005 NFL Draft by the Tennessee Titans. Known for his versatility, Jones has played as a cornerback, return specialist, and occasionally as a wide receiver.

Jones earned his Pro Bowl and First-Team All-Pro honors with the Bengals primarily for his skills as a return specialist. During his career, he has racked up over 5,000 return yards, solidifying his reputation as one of the league’s most dangerous return men. He also contributed significantly in the secondary with 17 career interceptions.

Jones has played for several teams over his career, including the Titans, Dallas Cowboys, Cincinnati Bengals, and Denver Broncos. His career has been marked by both on-field success and off-field issues, but his athletic ability has never been in question.

Anthony Wright

Anthony Wright had a journeyman career in the NFL as a quarterback. He was undrafted in the 1999 NFL Draft but managed to sign with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Over his career, he played for several teams, including the Dallas Cowboys (2000–2001), Baltimore Ravens (2002–2005), Cincinnati Bengals (2006), and New York Giants (2007). He won a Super Bowl ring as a backup QB with the Giants that season.

While never becoming a long-term starting quarterback, Wright made some memorable appearances, particularly with the Baltimore Ravens. He led the Ravens to a playoff appearance during the 2003 season when he filled in Kyle Boller.

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