Bengals to break out ‘specialty’ jerseys Sunday vs. Bills

The Cincinnati Bengals will wear their orange jerseys Sunday afternoon against the Buffalo Bills at Paul Brown Stadium.

Orange is designated as a specialty jersey by the NFL, which means the Bengals can only wear them twice a year. The other game will be Nov. 26 at home against Cleveland.

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The Bengals record when wearing their orange jerseys is 19-6-1 (15-6-1 with white pants, 4-0 with black pants). The team’s success in orange is far and away better than the other uniform combinations.

Here are the others since 2004, the year of the team’s last significant uniform redesign.

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Black jersey, black pants: 15-11-1

Black jersey, white pants: 32-31-1

White jersey, white pants (color rush): 1-1

White jersey, black pants: 25-28

White jersey, white pants: 12-27

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Here are the results for each game the Bengals played in orange jerseys:

hen the Bengals wear their orange jerseys:

Dec. 4, 2016: Cincinnati 32, Philadelphia 14 (black pants)

Oct. 23, 2016: Cincinnati 31, Cleveland 17

Nov. 16, 2015: Houston 10, Cincinnati 6

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

Nov. 2, 2014: Cincinnati 33, Jacksonville 23

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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

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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

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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

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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)

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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)

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