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New Orleans Saints vs Cincinnati Bengals: connections

Check out the connections between the two team's before Sunday's matchup

Player Connections

K Shayne Graham kicked for Cincinnati from 2003-09.

Bengals RB Jeremy Hill prepped at Redemptorist (Baton Rouge) HS and played at LSU from 2011-13.

Bengals WR James Wright prepped at Belle Chasse High School and played at LSU from 2010-13.

T Zach Strief prepped at Milford (Ohio) HS.

WR Nick Toon and Bengals G Kevin Zeitler were teammates at Wisconsin.

Cincinnati T Andre Smith blocked for Saints RB Mark Ingram as a freshman at Alabama in 2009.

Bengals DTGeno Atkins is the son of former Saints S Gene Atkins.

Cincinnati QB Jason Campbell prepped at Taylorsville (Miss.) HS and was a teammate of Saints G Ben Grubbs at Auburn.

Bengals DE Robert Geathers' uncle, James "Jumpy" Geathers played for the Saints from 1984-89.

C Jonathan Goodwin began his college career at Ohio University, starting every game at right guard in 1997.

Bengals T Andrew Whitworth played at LSU.

Coaching Connections

Head Coach Sean Payton served on the Miami of Ohio staff from 1994-95.

Strength & Conditioning CoachDan Dalrymple played at Miami from 1983-86 and supervised the Redhawks strength program from 1989-2005.

Cincinnati Running Backs CoachKyle Caskey served as an assistant at the Mississippi in 2009 and as a grad. Asst. at Louisiana-Monroe from 2004-05.

Asst. Strength and Conditioning Coach Charles Byrd coached at Miami from 2006-07.

Running Backs Coach Dan Roushar served as Offensive Line Coach at the University of Cincinnati from 2005-06.

Offensive Asst./Offensive Line Frank Smith played on the Miami offensive line from 2000-03 and served as a grad. asst. from 2004-05.

Strength and Conditioning Asst. Rob Wenning is a Coldwater, Ohio native who played at the University of Findlay and served an internship at Ohio State from 2007-08.

Asst. Head Coach/LinebackersJoe Vitt and Bengals Quarterbacks CoachKen Zampese served on the same staff in Green Bay in 1999.

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