The Bengals had been playing well in their quest to return to the playoffs, until losing their last two games. If Cincinnati can right the ship and make the postseason, it would be the first time the franchise made it in consecutive years since the 1981-82 and 82-83 campaigns.
On the other sideline, the Steelers will be desperate for a win following a Thursday night loss on the road vs. the Tennessee Titans. Pittsburgh has alternated wins and losses with every week, giving them a 2-3 mark which has Mike Tomlin's club third in the AFC North.
The two teams won't meet again until Dec. 23 in Week 16 at Heinz Field.
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