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Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton (14) scrambles past Cleveland Browns defensive end Chad Thomas (92) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

Familiar story: Bengals can't dent goal line when it matters

Dec. 9, 2019 6:27 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — A second straight win was right at the Bengals' fingertips, only a couple yards away. Twice, it turned out to be too far. Even when they show signs of getting their act together, the Bengals (1-12) can't do what it takes to get some momentum. A 27-19 loss in Cleveland on Sunday was ...

Cincinnati Bengals outside linebacker Nick Vigil, right, recovers a fumble against Cleveland Browns tight end David Njoku during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)

Bengals blow great chance to get second win, lose to Browns

Dec. 8, 2019 7:38 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — For the first time in what seems like forever, the Bengals couldn't blame the loss on anyone — or anything — but themselves. A second win was within reach. Cincinnati couldn't grab it. “There was a lot of things that went into it," said Bengals running back Joe Mixon,...

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) rushes for a 7-yard touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

Browns win to stay in playoff hunt, can't avoid OBJ drama

Dec. 8, 2019 6:36 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns can't even win without some kind of theatrics,. And, once again, Odell Beckham is in the middle of the latest drama. Nick Chubb ran for 106 yards — 99 after halftime — and Baker Mayfield and Kareem Hunt had rushing touchdowns as Cleveland kept its faint hopes...