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Bengals are in the Driver’s Seat for No. 2 Seed


Nov 17, 2013; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Bengals tight end Alex Smith (81) celebrates scoring a touchdown during the game against the Cleveland Browns at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

The New England Patriots both lost dibs is on for the AFC’s No. 2 playoff spot.

The Cincinnati Bengals haven’t even played yet, and they’re suddenly in control of their own destiny again.

The Patriots just succumbed to the Miami Dolphins in a hard-fought affair that came the game, and Tom Brady was picked-off on a fourth down in the final seconds to drop New England to 10-4.

Meanwhile, the Bengals are sitting back, relaxing in a set of comfy chairs as they prepare to face the Pittsburgh Steelers for a chance to climb into the No. 2 seed.

That’s because the Bengals own the head-to-head advantage over them, following their 13-6 victory from earlier in the season. With an undefeated record at home, the Cincinnati Bengals are looking more and more like that team to get the No. 2 seed as long as they can win tonight.


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