What was once billed as a heavyweight bout between two back-to-back No. 1 overall pick quarterbacks who faced off in a National Championship game is now something else entirely.
The Bengals, having lost their franchise quarterback for the season, are holding on to hope that they can make a late-season run at a Wild Card spot, or at least spoil the dreams of some of their competition as the season closes.
The Jaguars are hoping to win the AFC South for just the third time ever and the first time in back-to-back years.
Will Browning and the Bengals be able to put something together in his second career start and engineer an upset that could open the door for the Texans to earn a home playoff game?
Stranger things have happened.