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Bengals players rejoice over the Steelers losing to the Broncos. Peyton Manning and Tom Brady could be gearing up for one last matchup, and what the draft order looks like after the Divisional Round.

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Bengals players celebrate Steelers' loss on Twitter
At this point, it's pretty clear that the Bengals and Steelers can't stand each other. Shortly following Pittsburgh's 23-16 loss to the Broncos on Sunday, Bengals players flooded Twitter to rub in the defeat.

Bengals players rejoice at Steelers loss
A number of Bengals players took to social media after the Steelers were beaten by the Broncos Sunday night. Denver knocked Pittsburgh out of the playoffs with a 24-16 defeat, though the game lacked the emotion, controversy and gut-wrenching trauma that was on display last week at Paul Brown Stadium. The Broncos' victory doesn't erase the Bengals' heartbreak, but every sports fan knows it's always fun to see a rival go down.

Bengals' Reggie Nelson: Bengals lose two secondary coaches
The Bengals secondary lost both of their coaches, Vance Joseph and Mark Carrier, to other organizations, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Denver Broncos say they anticipated facing healthy Ben Roethlisberger of Pittsburgh Steelers
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2016 NFL draft order updated through No. 24
The first 24 picks are now assigned and stacked in the chart. We have now added the Washington Redskins, Houston Texans, Minnesota Vikings and Cincinnati Bengals, in that order. Remember, ties are broken in reverse order of strength of schedule.

It’s time to go the rest of the way with overtime equity
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NFL says Blakeman handled coin flip non-flip properly
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