Bengals Upend Chiefs, Cruise To AFC North Title

Posted: 28th December 2009 by Eric Ball in NFL
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In a game that was closer than it should have been, the Cinncinati Bengals (10-5) finally clinched the AFC North title on their third try Sunday, with a 17-10 win over the Kansas City Chiefs (3-12). The Bengals were literally running on fumes by the time they took the field, after a tough loss in San Diego last week, they had a late flight home, then flew to New Orleans on Tuesday to attend Chris HenryÆs funeral. The receiver died from injuries suffered during what police describe as a domestic dispute in North Carolina last week. They had just enough left in the tank.á For only the second time since 1990, the Cincinnati Bengals will make it to the playoffs. Cedric Benson had 133 yards on 29 carries as the Bengals pounded the Chiefs on the ground. He had a few long runs including a 32-ya ...

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