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Bengals Bytes (2/8): Off into the sunset?

How the Bengals can make next season their year. The Broncos defeated the Panthers in Super Bowl 50. Will Peyton Manning and Marshawn Lynch call it quits this offseason?

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Devon Still announces wedding date
Texans defensive end Devon Still chose Super Bowl Sunday to announce the date of his upcoming wedding. Still plans to marry Asha Joyce on May 13 at the New York Public Library, according to a tweet Still posted during the big game.

Cincinnati Bengals: Jeremy Hill, Where Have You Gone?
We ask ourselves, where is the Jeremy Hill from the 2014 season. It’s not so much that he has fallen off, it’s more of a lack of consistency. In 2014, the rookie was given the ball 20+ times on a frequent basis, and in all of those games he rushed for at least 100 yards.

Men in Stripes: Bengals Picking Up or Putting Down
This week Matthew and I discuss Antonio Brown’s comments on Vontaze Burfict, Marvin Jones Free Agency talk, both the Super Bowl and Pro Bowl and we debut our new segment called "Picking Up or Putting Down"

The Road To Super Bowl 51: How The Bengals Can Get There
The Cincinnati Bengals were so close. They were just a few kneel-downs away from beating the Pittsburgh Steelers and advancing to the Divisional Round. If they had beaten the AFC Champion Denver Broncos in Week 16, they would have been looking at a two game playoff run. The Bengals aren’t that far from returning to the Super Bowl. They can actually make it to Super Bowl 51, but with a few tweaks.

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Marshawn Lynch tweet suggests he’s going to retire
If you’re into reading way too much into tweets from athletes, then Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch may have just given a pretty substantial indication about his plans for 2016.

Super Bowl 2016: Score and Twitter Reaction from Panthers vs. Broncos
If this was Peyton Manning's last rodeo, the legendary quarterback got a fairy-tale ending as the Denver Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers, 24-10, in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California. This win wasn't about Manning, who finished 13-of-23 for 141 yards and an interception; it was about his defense.

Super Bowl MVP 2016: Key Stats, Twitter Reaction and More for Von Miller
Von Miller brought the noise, facilitated the Denver Broncos' first touchdown of the game and ultimately set the tone for a 24-10 Super Bowl 50 win over the Carolina Panthers to take home MVP honors, per NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.  According to, Miller became the 10th defensive player in Super Bowl history to take home the coveted individual hardware. He also joined Ray Lewis, Malcolm Smith and Chuck Howley as the only linebackers to win the award, per ESPN Stats & Info.

$13 beer?! How much everything costs at Super Bowl 50
Two hours before Super Bowl 50, the cheapest ticket on StubHub was a cool $3,000. And once you get into the stadium, it doesn't get much cheaper. It'll cost at least $13 to enjoy a cold one at the big game. That's the price for a 16-ounce souvenir can -- or a 20-ounce draft in a souvenir cup -- of Bud Light.