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What if the Bengals ended up with the number one seed? The Bengals are adjusting their ticket prices for the 2016 season. The Packers head coach is fed up with the Cincinnati-like free agent approach that the Packers have also employed.

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What if the Cincinnati Bengals had beaten the Broncos in OT ...
Apparently, being the AFC's No. 1 seed has its advantages. The No. 1 seed is now in the Super Bowl. You will recall that way back on Dec. 27, a Sunday the Cincinnati Bengals and Denver Broncos were both idle as they awaited their Week 16 "Monday Night Football" game at Sports Authority Field in Denver, a series of results fell perfectly into place for Cincinnati.

Bengals increase regular season, reduce preseason ticket cost
The Bengals are dropping the price of season tickets for preseason games, but enacting an incremental bump in the overall price per ticket for 2016 season ticket members. Due to the Bengals hosting a game in London, there will only be nine games in the 2016 season ticket package. The range of the entire package spans an average of $37.78 per game on the low end to $102.44 on the highest end.

George Iloka: Bengals Free Agent Profile
Of the young defensive backs in Cincinnati’s secondary, George Iloka is far and away the best player. The up-and-comer broke out in 2014, picking off three passes and tallying 10 pass deflections. Iloka doesn’t have flashy numbers, but he rarely gives up deep strikes–and even more rarely allows touchdowns.

Cincinnati Bengals: Should They Draft Will Fuller?
It’s that great time of the year when all of the as fans and writers try to decide exactly who our favorite team will select. When looking at where the team has a glaring need, what pick they have in each round, and who could possibly be there when their selection comes up. The only problem with that when you are studying the Cincinnati Bengals is….. Do they even have a glaring need?

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NFL fans deserve better than Phil Simms at the Super Bowl
After Tom Brady threw his second interception of the AFC Championship on Sunday, Phil Simms commented as the camera slow-motion zoomed on Tom Brady, saying, "brace yourself, it’s gonna hurt." That felt like a warning to viewers as much as to Brady.

Johnny Manziel once again caught drinking and partying
If you didn’t think Johnny Manziel was already partying his way out of the NFL, here is example No. 7,927 suggesting he just may be doing just that. Manziel was seen living it up in a Dallas bar during the AFC Championship Game. Rehab clearly worked, huh?

Early Super Bowl 50 Preview: Can Red-Hot Cam Newton Torch Dominant Broncos D?
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Biggest NFL Draft Sleepers at the 2016 Senior Bowl
There are few true sleepers in the 2016 Senior Bowl, which hosts the best senior NFL draft prospects in the country. Many of the attendees have had remarkable college success, received major accolades and have already had their names brought up by NFL coaches and general managers. But there are certainly a few prospects who haven’t received enough attention during the season and the draft process.

McCarthy 'fed up' with Packers' free-agency approach
The Green Bay Packers disappointed in 2015, and a thin roster was a reason why. Coach Mike McCarthy is reportedly "fed up" with how general manager Ted Thompson approaches adding free agents.