The Cincinnati Bengals would love to clinch their second division title in three seasons against their hated rivals, especially after what transpired in 2014.
They’re focused on keeping their poise after the bad blood that boiled over last month.
In a matchup of red-hot offenses, the Bengals can capture the crown Sunday by taking both meetings from the Pittsburgh Steelers for the first time since 2009.
“If you’re going to be AFC North champs, it’s probably fitting that you have to beat them to do that,” Cincinnati coach Marvin Lewis said.
The Bengals had an opportunity to win their second straight division title in last season’s finale. Pittsburgh, however, spoiled their night and won the North with a 27-17 home victory. (Read more.)