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Bengals’ Joe Burrow talks AFC Championship rematch: Chiefs ‘still the team to beat, and we’re coming for them’

While they may be the betting favorite, Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow feels that the Chiefs are still the measuring stick as far as AFC teams are concerned. 

Cincinnati, the defending AFC champion, is one win away from successfully defending its title. To do that, it’ll have to beat a Kansas City team trying to reclaim its position as the AFC’s unquestioned king of the hill, a title Burrow does not think the Chiefs have relinquished just yet. 

“They’re still the team to beat, and we’re coming for them,” Burrow told the media Wednesday.

There are tangible reasons behind the Bengals being favored this time around. For one, they’ve defeated the Chiefs three times over the past two years, including last year’s thrilling AFC title game. Cincinnati overcame a 21-3 deficit and won the game in overtime after Bengals safety Vonn Bell picked off Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes to set up Evan McPherson’s game-winning field goal in Kansas City. 

Cincinnati then recorded a 27-24 victory over Kansas City in Week 13 after scoring the game’s final 10 points. Linebacker Germaine…


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Author : Bryan DeArdo

Publish date : 2023-01-25 20:55:47

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