Geno Atkins

Cincinnati Bengals vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Prediction and Preview

Steelers look to keep hope alive in a crucial Week 17 matchup against the rival Bengals
Cincinnati Bengals vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Prediction and Preview

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday for a critical regular-season finale between bitter AFC North foes. Following a 7-2-1 start to the season, Pittsburgh (8-6-1) looked to be well on its way to a division title and possibly a top seed in the playoffs. Unfortunately, things would take a dramatic turn for the worse with the Steelers losing four of their last five contests down the stretch, including a heartbreaking 31-28 loss to the Saints last week. As a result, Pittsburgh now finds itself in desperation mode with just one game remaining.

 

AFC Wild Card Preview and Prediction: Cincinnati Bengals vs. Houston Texans

Texans and Bengals meet in the playoffs for the second straight season
<p> AFC Wild Card Preview and Prediction: Cincinnati Bengals vs. Houston Texans</p>

The Cincinnati Bengals and Houston Texans will face off in the postseason for the second straight season when they get together on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. ET on NBC. The Bengals (10-6) enter this game having won three in a row and seven of their last eight, while the AFC South champion Texans (12-4), stumbled late, dropping three of their last four games. Houston defeated Cincinnati 31-10 in last season’s Wild Card round, earning the Texans their first playoff victory in franchise history.