CINCINNATI — The Cincinnati Bengals had a huge win on Sunday to advance in the playoffs, and Paycor Stadium was roaring with fans cheering them on.
News Center 7′s Kayla McDermott went to Cincinnati to see how fans are feeling the morning after the win.
Fans could hardly contain their excitement Sunday night as the Bengals beat the Ravens.
“I’m feeling great. I’m feeling great,” said Cortez Newbolt, who has been a Bengals fan his whole life.
He says the entire vibe of the city changes when the Bengals win.
“You can just tell the whole city just loves it. Everyone’s at the game. The games are sold out,” Newbolt said.
Newbolt has been a loyal fan through the good times and the bad times.
He was a long suffering fan, but now that quarterback Joe Burrow has led the team to back to back seasons advancing in the playoffs, the first in the teams history, he is glad he stuck with them.
“We got the best quarterback in the league. And that’s just the fact. He does it all,” Newbolt said.
He isn’t only impressed with Burrow, though. Newbolt couldn’t believe Sam Hubbard’s sprint across the entire field for the NFL’s longest fumble return ever in post season history.
“With him being an Cincinnati native also. It was just it was amazing,” he said.
Unfortunately, tickets this year were too pricy for Newbolt to go to a game, but that will not be the case next season.
“Next year I’m gonna get some season tickets already saved up some money for that,” Newbolt said.
Cincinnati will play Buffalo Sunday, January 22, in Orchard Park, New York.
Kickoff will be at 3 p.m. and be televised on Channel 7.
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