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he Bengals were founded in 1966 as the final team in the American Football League (AFL) before the AFL-NFL merger. They were actually founded by Paul Brown, who was Cleveland’s head coach up until 1963, when he was let go. After he was let go, he had interested in starting up his own franchise in Ohio. He ended up going with Cincinnati and worked out a deal for a new stadium. The Bengals were born.