October 31, 2014

Bengals Playoff Chances: 59-Percent

Things change pretty quickly in the NFL.

After losing to the Houston Texans, the Cincinnati Bengals held only a 13-percent chance of making the playoffs. Then, the Jets lost twice, the Raiders lost, and the Titans lost too. Now, the Bengals have a 59-percent chance of making the playoffs, according to the numbers crunched by PlayoffStatus.com.

It’s a better than half-chance. But it’s far from air-tight. Cincinnati needs to beat the division-rival Ravens, who will be fighting for a key playoff position themselves.

Sure, they could also get in with other, more complicated outcomes, but we won’t get into them here. Instead, we’ll leave it with the 59-percent chance and your own opinion.

Will the Bengals make the playoffs?

Cast your vote.

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