CINCINNATI (AP) - The Bengals are still in playoff contention
heading into their final two regular-season games, both of them at
It's a favorable setup, but they still need help to reach the
postseason for only the third time in the last 21 years.
A 20-13 win in St. Louis on Sunday left Cincinnati at 8-6, tied
with the Jets for the second and final AFC wild-card spot. The Jets
currently own the head-to-head tiebreaker based upon better record
against common opponents.
Tennessee and Oakland lost on Sunday, dropping them a game back
in the wild-card chase along with San Diego. The Bengals are home
on Saturday against Arizona (7-7).