In what has been blatantly obvious for weeks now, given the Bengals perfect 5-0 divisional record start, coupled with the Saints undefeated record, can we just skip ahead to what will likely be a very thrilling Super Bowl of firsts for these downtrodden franchises? Sure, its chic to be a Saints fan now. But not too long agoù(1999 3-13) ùfinishing fifth in the NFC West was common place for them. Trotting out names like Willie Whitehead, the Billy Joe quarterbacks-Hobert and Tovollier, the team was an annual display of 4-12 disaster. Their .411 franchise winning percentage ù(262-375-5)ùis among the league's worst. The Bengals 272 - 354 franchise mark , good for .434 percent, isn't much better. Nicknamed the "Aints," and known for fans showing up to the Superdump with paper bags over thei ...
Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article written by Joe Mikolai