Dec 22, 2013; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Bengals outside linebacker Vontaze Burfict (55) congratulates Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Carlos Dunlap (96) after running a fumble back to the 4 yard line during the first quarter of the game at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Marc Lebryk-USA TODAY Sports
The Cincinnati Bengals are AFC North champions for the third time since 2005. This, after today’s 42-14 win over the Minnesota Vikings combined with a Baltimore Ravens loss to the New England Patriots.
It’s the third division title since 2005 , all of which came under the watch of head coach Marvin Lewis. In that same time frame, both the Ravens Pittsburgh Steelers have won the division three times.
The one thing both of those teams have is a Super Bowl title, which is the team’s goal , despite an onslaught of injuries to critical players, including Pro Bowlers Geno Atkins and Leon Hall.
Today is a good day to be Bengals fan!
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