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Cincinnati Bengals Tickets 2020 Season Outlook

The Cincinnati Bengals are still searching for their first playoff win since 1990. Thanks to the first pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, the Bengals will turn to Joe Burrow to change the fortunes of the franchise. Under Andy Dalton, the Bengals made the playoffs numerous times but could never get over the hump. Now with Burrow under center along with the talented Joe Mixon and Hall of Fame bound AJ Green, the Bengals are hoping a high powered offense will be the answer to all their problems. Cincinnati Bengals tickets will be a top priority for fans of the team this year as they try to turn it around, find yours today! 

History of Cincinnati Bengals

The Cincinnati Bengals began play in 1968 as an expansion team in the AFL before joining the NFL in 1970 during the AFL-NFL Merger. The team was founded by Paul Brown, who chose the name Bengals, in part due to the star of the city's world-renowned zoo mascot, the white Bengal Tiger. The Bengals have had some success in their team's history, most notably their two trips to the Super Bowl, though they lost both times to Joe Montana and the San Francisco 49ers.

The Cincinnati Bengals were a solid team in the 80s, but almost went two decades without a playoff appearance. That all changed when they drafted Carson Palmer, a Heisman trophy winner from USC in 2003. The duo of Carson Palmer and the enigmatic Chad "Ochocinco" Johnson led the team to two playoff appearances in 2005 and 2009. They again suddenly dropped off with a 4-12 season, and the team experienced a shakeup.

Immediately after that, the Bengals acquired another dynamic duo through the NFL draft. Andy Dalton and A.J. Green had an instant connection and the Bengals made the playoffs every year from 2011-2015. They have had a bunch of close calls, but Dalton has stumbled in critical moments, and the Cincinnati Bengals have become the first NFL team to lose in the opening round of the playoffs five years in a row.