Cincinnati Bengals

WHO DEY: ‘We got a good thing going;’ Zac Taylor surprises fans with winning game ball

CINCINNATI — Following the Cincinnati Bengals’ playoff win over the Baltimore Ravens Sunday night, head coach Zac Taylor delivered the game ball to the Blind Pig, a sports bar in Cincinnati, according to our news partner WCPO in Cincinnati.

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Hundreds of fans gathered at the bar to watch the playoff game against the Ravens where the Bengals won, 24-17.

After the game, Taylor walked into the bar and grabbed the mic, WCPO reported.

“You’re the best fans in the whole world,” Taylor said while holding the ball in his hand. “We need you next week in Buffalo.”

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He said he wants to keep the game ball tradition going but won’t reveal who is next in line for a surprise visit, according to WCPO.

“We got a good thing going,” Taylor said. “I’m not going to reveal that right now, but we want to include as many people as possible.”

He also said this is a Bengals tradition that “will never die,” WCPO reported.

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News Center 7 will have coverage of the Bengals and Bills leading up to kickoff.

This includes the Orange Zone Sunday morning, January 22, at 11:30 a.m. with John Bedell and Larry Hansgen.

News Center 7′s Brandon Lewis will also provide live coverage from Orchard Park.

Kickoff between the Bengals and Bills is Sunday at 3 p.m.

The game will be televised here on Channel 7.

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