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Bengals Bytes (12/26): Similar results

Cedric Ogbuehi got the start at left tackle, but it looked a lot like he was still at right tackle. The Steelers secured the AFC North with their victory over the Ravens. Take a look at the draft radar heading into Week 17.

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Something old, something new

The Bengals couldn’t quite believe what they had just witnessed Saturday night. With no Pro Bowl weapons and new tackles against the NFL’s No. 1 defense, quarterback Andy Dalton somehow drove the Bengals into a jet engine roar from their 15 to the Texans 25 in 3:41 to set up Randy Bullock’s 43-yard walk-off field goal to win that would put the AFC South celebration title on ice.

Bengals notes: Ogbuehi gives up sacks, LaFell goes long

Cedric Ogbuehi made his first career start at left tackle on Saturday as Andrew Whitworth slid inside to left guard in place of injured Clint Boling. Ogbuehi was benched playing the right side, but said he felt "one-thousand times" more comfortable on his natural left side. Unfortunately, some of the results looked the same as his time on the right.

AFC North Bytes

Steelers Secure AFC North, No. 3 Seed With Sixth Consecutive Win

In the wake of yesterday’s game, the Pittsburgh Steelers successfully rode a six-game winning streak to secure a huge win over their chief rivals, the Baltimore Ravens. In doing so, they secured their third consecutive trip to the postseason, which is a feat that had not been done in Pittsburgh for nearly 20 years, when they made the playoffs from 1992 to 1997.

Terrell Suggs says he’ll be back next year

Linebacker Terrell Suggs won’t be going to the playoffs with the Ravens this year, but he plans to be back for another chance at advancing to the postseason in 2017. Suggs was asked about his plans for next year after Sunday’s 31-27 loss to the Steelers and said that the thought of retiring after his 14th NFL season was never on his mind.

Browns can pick no worse than second in 2017 NFL Draft

A few teams at the top of the 2017 NFL Draft won this weekend, but there wasn’t much change in terms of draft order. If the season ended today, the Browns would still be picking first overall despite beating the Chargers, thanks to the 49ers returning their gift hours later by beating the Rams.

Random Bytes

2017 NFL Draft: Draft Radar Heading into NFL Week 17

College football bowl season is off and running, and some 2017 NFL draft prospects are taking that literally. With brilliant performances from workhorse runners Jamaal Williams of Brigham Young University and Anthony Wales of Western Kentucky, the boys in the trenches deserve some of the spotlight heading into Week 17.

Broncos vs. Chiefs: Score and Twitter Reaction for Sunday Night Football

A playoff berth, a commanding victory over a division rival, renewed hope in the AFC West race and a touchdown pass from defensive lineman Dontari Poe—it's safe to say the Kansas City Chiefs had a memorable Christmas.

Carlos Hyde tore his MCL, won’t play this week

Carlos Hyde isn’t going to get to 1,000 yards this season. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the 49ers running back suffered a torn MCL in his left knee Saturday and will miss this week’s finale against the Seahawks.

Broncos, Panthers miss playoffs after Super Bowl 50

It's never easy to find your way back into a Super Bowl. But for both the Broncos and Panthers, they won't even get the chance after both were eliminated from contention in Week 16. Denver had an outside chance at making the playoffs entering Sunday, but their hopes were dashed by a crushing defeat to the Kansas City Chiefs. Carolina's slim odds also came to an end after the Panthers lost to the Falcons.