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Bengals have sole possession of first place in the AFC North

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First place in the AFC North belongs to the 4-1 Bengals.

Miami Dolphins v Cincinnati Bengals Photo by Bobby Ellis/Getty Images

The Bengals took care of business and beat the Dolphins at home on Sunday, notching a 27-17 victory that saw Cincinnati score 27 unanswered points.

Meanwhile, the Steelers beat the Falcons and the Browns went to overtime with the Ravens. The score was tied 9-9 heading into overtime and it’s safe to say Bengals players were interested in the outcome of the game. Though, Marvin Lewis had no time for that.

In the end, the Browns actually beat the Ravens, 12-9 and the Bengals have a bit of separation holding down first place in the AFC North.

The Browns have gone to overtime three times this year and have escaped with a 1-1-1 record in overtime games.

AFC North standings after Week 5:

1. Bengals 4-1 (.800)

2. Ravens 3-2 (.600)

3. Browns 2-2-1 (.500)

4. Steelers 2-2-1 (.500)

The Bengals are in first place in the AFC North after five weeks of the 2018 NFL season. WHO DEY!