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Bob Bicknell (born November 13, 1969) is an American football coach and former player. He is currently the wide receivers coach for the Cincinnati Bengals football team of the National Football League (NFL), a position he has held since January 2018. Bicknell is the son of former Boston College head coach Jack Bicknell and the younger brother of Jack Bicknell, Jr., the current assistant offensive line coach for the Miami Dolphins.

Bob Bicknell
Cincinnati Bengals
Position:Wide receivers coach
Personal information
Born: (1969-11-13) November 13, 1969 (age 49)
Holliston, Massachusetts
Career information
College:Boston College
Career history
As coach:
Career highlights and awards


Playing careerEdit

Bicknell played college football at Boston College, where he was a two-year letterman at tight end from 1989–1990.[1]

Coaching careerEdit

Frankfurt GalaxyEdit

Bicknell joined the pro ranks in 1998 as the defensive line coach with the Frankfurt Galaxy of NFL Europe. The following season, he switched to the offensive side of the ball to coach the offensive line. During his two-year tenure in Frankfurt, the Galaxy reached the World Bowl final twice, winning the championship in 1999.

Buffalo BillsEdit

Bicknell was named tight ends coach for the Buffalo Bills on January 27, 2010.[2] Following the departure of former wide receivers coach Stan Hixon to join Penn State's staff under new coach Bill O'Brien, Bicknell was named the Bills wide receivers coach. He was dismissed, along with the entire Bills coaching staff, on December 31, 2012.[3]

Coaching treeEdit

NFL head coaches under whom Bob Bicknell has served:


  1. ^ "History". 2010 Boston College Football Media Guide. Boston College Athletics Department. p. 77.
  2. ^ "Gailey hires five for staff; retains two". January 27, 2010.
  3. ^ Gaughan, Mark (December 31, 2012). "Bills make it official: Gailey is fired". The Buffalo News. Archived from the original on January 2, 2013. Retrieved December 31, 2012.

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