By John Turney
One of Twitter's accounts that has among the best sports content is named Sports Paper with the address @SportsPaperInfo. If you are not following him, you should.
Today, he posted a piece of art that was released back in the late-1960s and he remarked, sarcastically, that he had never seen the Bengals in this uniform:
Since the Bengals never wore it,
It begs the question, where did the artists get the idea the Bengals would wear orange? It is documented that the Bengals were very interested in using the tiger-stripe helmets in 1968, though they chose one with just the lettering "Bengals".
|Paul Brown with a handful of Bengals prototypes|
|1968 Bengals prototype. Credit: Helmet Hut|
It's just a possibility, but maybe with the question now posed there can be some answers found as to the jersey color like there was