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Bengals News (12/19): Cincinnati still faces tough playoff odds

The Bengals are still very much an underdog when it comes to making the NFL Playoffs.

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Bengals News

Bengals WR Ja’Marr Chase (shoulder) expected to miss Week 16, potentially more time
Bengals wideout Ja’Marr Chase is expected to miss Saturday’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers due to a separated shoulder and potentially more time thereafter.

Teeing it up with Tee Higgins: Bengals star finds new hobby
The Bengals star talked with FOX19 NOW Sports Director Joe Danneman about why he is picking up the game of golf.

Ivan Pace Jr, Joe Mixon have face-to-face chat after Vikings-Bengals
The Vikings signed former Colerain High School standout Ivan Pace Jr. as an undrafted free agent in April.

Bengals QB Jake Browning makes some wild NFL history
Jake Browning stands alone in the history books.

Bengals won’t see Steelers’ Minkah Fitzpatrick, will see Mason Rudolph
The Bengals won't have to play against Minkah Fitzpatrick. The Steelers also made a change at QB.

Cincinnati Bengals' 'Closer' Mentality Continues to Help Them Win Big Games
The Bengals have gone 7-3 in games decided by four points or less dating back to Week 9 of last season.

Look: Cincinnati Bengals Players Ted Karras, Jake Browning Hang Out With Village of Merici Residents on Field Following Win Over Vikings
The Bengals welcomed residents from The Village of Merici to cheer on Ted Karras and the team Saturday afternoon.

Bengals disrespected in latest NFL playoff odds
At +200, the Bengals have an implied probability of just 33.33% of making the AFC playoffs.

How the Cincinnati Bengals Can Make the Playoffs: Through Week 15
The Bengals now have a 36% chance to make the playoffs.

NFL News

Seahawks QB Drew Lock on game-winning drive over Eagles: 'Amazing won't do it justice'
Having never held a lead and trailing the Philadelphia Eagles, 17-13, with 1:52 remaining, Seahawks QB Drew Lock ran a flawless two-minute drive.

Steelers' Damontae Kazee suspended rest of season for hit
Steelers safety Damontae Kazee has been suspended for the remainder of the regular season and any potential postseason games for repeated violations of player safety rules, the NFL announced Monday.

Jets' Saleh - Aaron Rodgers 'wants to play' as deadline nears
Jets coach Robert Saleh indicated Monday that Aaron Rodgers wants to play again this season, but the coach adamantly refused to comment on whether Rodgers will see the field again.

Steelers turn to Mason Rudolph; 'door ajar' for Kenny Pickett
The Steelers plan to start Mason Rudolph at quarterback on Saturday against the Bengals but are leaving "the door ajar" for Kenny Pickett in case he is able to return from a high ankle sprain.

Jalen Hurts: "We're not committed enough"
In a span of only 15 days, the Eagles have plunged from 10-1 to 10-4, with losses to the 49ers, Cowboys, and Seahawks.

What should Bears do with Justin Fields? Chicago faces decision to trade QB or top pick for 2nd straight year
Chicago is in line to pick No. 1 in the 2024 NFL Draft, but should it trade the pick again or deal Fields?